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Hear Robert Plant Deep In Conversation With Lin Brehmer About New Album, ‘Lullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar’ [Interview]

Contrasts. Lullabye and the Ceaseless Roar. This has been an especially creative period for Robert Plant. His collaborations with Alison Krause and then Patti Griffin were showcases for Plant’s restless musical curiosity. On his new album, Robert has put quill to paper to pen a collection of new originals. He is the most affable of rock titans. And a very interesting man.


The Red Plastic Buddha "Songs for Mara"

Local Anesthetic Playlist for Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014

Proving that the best music is always full of surprises, I personally got a kick out of telling The Red Plastic Buddha‘s Tim Ferguson that the song “Girlfriend” from The Red Plastic Buddha‘s new long […]



Butch Vig Talks ‘Sonic Highways': Foo Fighter’s ‘Epic’ New Album And HBO Documentary

In a recent phone interview, renowned producer and musician Butch Vig shared with Marty Lennartz some much awaited details about Foo Fighters‘ eighth studio album, Sonic Highways, due to release November 10th. Vig worked with the Foo’s […]


The Handsome Family

Local Anesthetic Playlist for Sunday, August 24, 2014 [Playlist & Free Download]

It somehow seems appropriate that I’ve been binging on HBO’s True Detective and it’s Handsome Family supplied theme (“Far From Any Road” off their 2003 release, Singing Bones) in advance of digging in to the […]


Photo by Ryan Arnold on Sarah's cool Moto X.

Local Anesthetic Playlist For August 10, 2014 [Playlist & Free Download]

On last night’s Local Anesthetic, me telling Me Jane drummer Sarah Braunstein that I thought the song “Warm Bodies” was sexy just prior to her telling me the phrase came from some guy putting forth […]



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