Blog Archive : January 2010

Jeff Pinzino posted a blog on Jan 28, 2010
Casual Listening a review of cool new music by Jeff Pinzino January 29, 2010 ! Corinne Bailey Ray – The Sea (rock) Writing a convincing love song is almost as hard as love itself. Corinne Bailey Ray makes it sound impossibly easy. She lends a perfectly bittersweet delivery to this collection of pop-soul beauties. Impressionistic guitars and tast...
Jeff Pinzino posted a blog on Jan 21, 2010
Casual Listening a review of cool new music by Jeff Pinzino January 22, 2010 ! Eels – End Times (rock) Heaven help us if the end of the world sounds this beautiful. The songwriting sparkles like diamonds intentionally left in the rough. Simple guitar on some tracks, pedal steel and electronics fill in behind the band on others. The apocaly...
Jeff Pinzino posted a blog on Jan 14, 2010
January 15, 2010 * Vampire Weekend – Contra (world) * La Otrabanda – Pueblo Vivo/Vibrant People (world) Two impressive releases with a cosmopolitan vibe bode well for new directions in global fusion. Vampire Weekend combines pop instincts and bouncy energy with southern African rhythms and guitar styles. La Otrabanda combines Venezuelan, American, and a s...
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