Timothy Stout

Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks: Crazy For Christmas

If you have the patience to give one more Christmas album a go, then you could do much worse than Crazy For Christmas. Hicks and his band mates roll triumphantly through a few classics (“Run Run Rudolph” and “Here Comes Santa Claus”), but it’s the originals that shine brightest and set this apart from other holiday offerings.  “Santa’s Workshop” for one is a classic in the making with its signature sense of humor and witty word  that we’ve come to expect from Hicks.

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Eric Krasno: Reminisce

Soulive fans looking for an all-together-different side to Eric Krasno’s playing style on his debut solo record Reminisce will most likely be disappointed.  This is far from a stylistic departure for Krasno as his knack for the groove comes through as sharp as ever, which, for most, is a good thing.

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EELS: End Times

Mark Everett is back at it.  His Eels have been quite busy in the last few years, recording a record in each of the last three years if you include the soundtrack to Yes Man, which was comprised mostly of songs by Everett.  For those familiar with Eels music, this latest release, End Times, won’t provide anything new to the puzzle in terms of style or feel, though it may be the darkest release yet.

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Bumbershoot 2006- Seattle Center, Seattle WA 9/2-9/4/2006

At Bumbershoot, as is the case with all the good festivals, many dilemmas arise when it comes to choosing which bands to see and which bands to skip. With no fewer than nine stages to see music (and another two for comedy and still a few other platforms for poets and performance artists), naturally one must make choices, such as between the upbeat rhymes of megastar Kanye West and the swampy New Orleans funk of Ivan Neville

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