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The Necks: Body

The Necks: Body

Richard Gehr on October 22, 2018
Being a fan of The Necks is a lesson in delayed gratification. Every year or so, the Australian trio—Chris Abrahams (piano), Tony Buck (drums, percussion, guitar) and Lloyd Swanton (acoustic bass)—drop about an hour’s worth of spontaneously improvised minimalist groovery that feels like an event (go see them!). And, their albums are often layered with […]
Scott Sharrard: Saving Grace

Scott Sharrard: Saving Grace

Alan Paul on October 19, 2018
Scott Sharrard was the guitarist in Gregg Allman’s solo band for the singer’s last nine years and his musical director for the final few. He played on Allman’s swan song Southern Blood and co-wrote the elegiac, moving “My Only True Friend.” Listening to his fifth solo album, Saving Grace, it’s easy to hear what Allman […]
Jump, Little Children: Sparrow

Jump, Little Children: Sparrow

Lee Zimmerman on October 18, 2018
After reuniting following a decade-long hiatus— the band said in a statement that they missed one another as well as their fans—Jump, Little Children truly return to active duty with their most accessible effort yet. Dubbed Sparrow , the band says that the title represents the act of reclaiming the thing that one loves and, […]