Articles by: Doug Collette

Boris Garcia Presents Enlightening Chops on ‘Around Some Corner’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

For anyone who can’t take Boris Garcia seriously based on the band’s tongue-in-cheek name, the presence of Railroad Earth’s Tim Carbone should validate the premise of the group as well as the music of ¬†Around ...

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Tedeschi Trucks Band, Wood Brothers, Hot Tuna Make ‘Wheels of Soul’ Tour Stop in Vermont (SHOW REVIEW)

The Wood Brothers just about stole the show on the Vermont stop of this summer’s ‘Wheels of Soul’ Tour. Illustrating how they’ve come to perfect the mix of their original material, the threesome were alternately ...

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Blackberry Smoke Collaborates With Bob Weir On ‘An Evening at TRI’ (DVD REVIEW)

Blackberry Smoke elevates its musicianly credibility with An Evening At TRI. If the band has proven anything with the rise in their public profile over the last year or so, it’s that the group relishes ...

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Midnight North Offer Timeless West Coast Vocals on ‘Under the Lights’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Midnight North’s Under The Lights is, like the work of many a fledgling artist, a step ahead in the process of assimilating their influences en route to conceiving a personal voice and style. As transparently ...

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Bob Dylan and His Band Speak Volumes at Vermont’s The Green at Shelburne Museum (SHOW REVIEW)

Bob Dylan and his band played a brilliant show on the Green at Shelburne Museum on June 20th. In an expansive choice of material, every song seemed to have meaning for the Nobel Laureate and, ...

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Matthew Sweet Keeps The Power in Pop Humming on ‘Tomorrow Forever’ (INTERVIEW)

In the realm of contemporary power pop, Matthew Sweet distinguishes himself from peers like Tommy Keene and Marshall Crenshaw by emphasizing the power, not the pop. After all, Sweet’s most famous record, 1991’s Girlfriend, echoed ...

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‘Positively Bob: Willie Nile Sings Bob Dylan’ Gives New Weathered Voice To Renowned Songs (ALBUM REVIEW)

Willie Nile’s self-composed material hasn’t always measured up to his impassioned performances, so an album of cover material was probably inevitable. Still, he couldn’t have chosen a more fitting source of inspiration than he does ...

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Take Five – Sun Ra & His Arkestra, Adam Rudolph’s Moving Pictures, Akua Dixon, Amp Trio (Jazz LP Reviews)

Take Five is a seasonal jazz column by Glide contributor Doug Collette, who will be taking snap-shot reviews of recent jazz albums… Sun Ra & His Arkestra/At Inter-Media Arts April 1991: Anyone who presumes the ...

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Leslie Mendelson Makes Striking Return on ‘Love and Murder’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Her first album in eight years, Leslie Mendelson’s Love and Murder is also one of the best records of 2017. A proclamation of loyalty to her muse and so much more than simply a mere ...

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Matthew Sweet Maintains Power Pop Preeminence With ‘Tomorrow Forever’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Matthew Sweet has maintained his preeminence in the power-pop stratosphere of contemporary rock despite the fact he’s modified his approach from record to record, sometimes drastically. Girlfriend doesn’t sound like Blue Sky on Mars which ...

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