The Stash Dauber
Rants of an unreconstructed music geek
Friday, December 14, 2018
Robert Cadwallader (1959-2018)
My friend Robert Cadwallader was killed in a car accident on Saturday, December 8. His SUV went off a rain-slick county road and hit a tr...
Monday, December 10, 2018
End of year top 10 thing
After last year, I don't think I'll be asked to contribute my statistically insignificant two cents to the Village Voice 's Pazz...
Saturday, December 08, 2018
Alice Cooper's "Live from the Astroturf"
It was a wish fulfillment gig, and I missed it. Dennis Dunaway , bassist from the original Alice Cooper Group , had just published a memoi...
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Things we like: Bob Seger, A-Square Records
I've long been of the opinion that Bob Seger's manager was leaving money on the table by not reissuing Bob's early Cameo-Parkwa...
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Dead Can Dance's "Dionysus"
I got started down this rabbit hole after hearing Lisa Gerrard's contributions to The Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices' album BooChe...
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Sarah Ruth's "The Shape of Blood To Come"
Sarah Ruth Alexander is a performer with a unique sensibility, formed by growing up in the desolation of a West Texas family farm. Classica...
Friday, November 02, 2018
Things we like: Quarto Ensamble, CHORD
As fraught as social media can be, what with targeted disinformation and the prevalence of asshole culture there, it's still the best wa...
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