2014 Remembered: “Lost Boys” Lou Reed, Joe Cocker, Jack Bruce

By Brian Arsenault They were so different. Unalike. Distinctive. Is that what unique is? Seems like that was typical of the era. Hendrix, not Clapton. Beatles, not Stones. Airplane, not Beach Boys. Each showed us something different. A different pulse and pace. Perhaps why we miss them in today’s largely homogenized pop rock world and… Read More 2014 Remembered: “Lost Boys” Lou Reed, Joe Cocker, Jack Bruce

Live Music: Jorma Kaukonen at McCabe’s Guitar Shop

By Mike Finkelstein On Saturday Jorma Kaukonen wrapped up a two-night stand at McCabe’s Guitar Shop, having played four shows in two evenings.   It’s interesting to note from his tour itinerary that the stay-over in Santa Monica was sandwiched between gigs in Hawaii and a flight to Japan.  That’s a sweeping geographic pivot and a… Read More Live Music: Jorma Kaukonen at McCabe’s Guitar Shop