James Jamerson Sr. playing bass

James Jamerson: The unsung Motown bassist that influenced Paul McCartney

James Jamerson is just one of many session players in the 50s and 60s who went virtually unknown during his lifetime. Even now, after being…

Using the Display Posts plugin with WordPress and custom CSS

In case this helps anybody else, wanted to share how I created the Top 100 Albums page here on Dissociated Press. I wanted to be…

Tortie Thursday with Willow

Johnette Napolitano from Concrete Blonde in Happy Birthday video

Concrete Blonde – “Happy Birthday” (song of the day)

Concrete Blonde had a lot of standout tracks on Free, but this one is timeless. “Happy Birthday” is a great song any day of the year, but…

Ikebe Shakedown band photo

Ikebe Shakedown delivers cinematic instrumental funk

Ikebe Shakedown is another Bandcamp discovery. The band specializes in cinematic soul, an instrumental brand of soul/funk that feels like it should be straight out…

Bucketheadland abstract image

Underground Chamber is a ride deep into the mind of Buckethead

Buckethead’s Underground Chamber is the fourth release in his “Pikes” series, and something like his 33rd studio release overall. Underground Chamber is too good to…

Caturday is for sunbeams

Starting Caturday right with Willow and Bubby.

One from the vaults: World Destruction by Time Zone

Needed a bit of adrenaline on top of my caffeine today, pulled this one out of the vaults for a quick boost. “World Destruction” is…

té’s “Therefore, the fantasy of density fails, and the world that you see is “forgetting” tomorrow.”

If you’d enjoy some hard rock without screamy vocals (or, any, for that matter) then I have a great recommendation for you. Check out té’s…