Showing posts from September, 2005

Tina Dico, The Living Room, NYC, 9/27/05

Tina Dico performed at New York's Living Room on Tuesday night as part of a short U.S. solo tour. Having become known on this side of the Atlantic as a result of joining the British group Zero 7 on their latest album When It Falls (2004), she has so far released a six song EP here, Far (2004). In her home country of Denmark she has just released her third full length album, In the Red (2005), which is currently awaiting worldwide release. Having seen Tina perform in New York City last year with Zero 7 and also solo at Joe's Pub, after tonight's show I can safely say that this girl's got it all. She writes great songs, accompanies herself well on acoustic guitar even when she clearly would prefer a full band arrangement on certain songs, and she sings with a clear pure voice that commands a room. I could also comment on her looks, but I'll let these pictures do the talking. I will admit that I looked hard to find a flaw but could not. It's always hard to get pa

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WXPN's 885 All Time Greatest Albums

Deadline time is here (9/5) to submit your top ten list to WXPN for compilation of their list of the 885 greatest albums of all time. There are so many great albums that any list of only ten is totally arbitrary and leaves out so many great ones that it's painful to think about, but that's what makes an exercise like this so interesting, and the choices ultimately describe who we are and what we currently value in our music. Here's my top ten. I'll post an update when WXPN plays back their final tabulation of the 885 greatest albums of all time later this month. 1. The Beatles - Rubber Soul (1965) A close call between this and Sgt. Pepper's , in fact I could easily have picked ten Beatles albums to fill this list but that would serve only to avoid the issue, so for the purpose of this list I'm limiting the choice to one album per artist. 2. Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run (1975) A close call between this and The Wild, the Innocent and the E Street Shuffle , bot