Posts Tagged ‘one reporter’s opinion’
PLAYLIST: ONE REPORTER’S OPINION – JAN. 17, 2018 – MAD WALLS GUEST DJ SET!
Here’s the playlist from L.A. RECORD editor Chris Ziegler‘s monthly radio show “One Reporter’s Opinion,” aired on dublab on Wed., Jan. 17, with new music from Earth Girl Helen Brown, Olivia Kaplan, Healing Gems and more … plus a guest DJ set by L.A. psychedelicists Mad Walls! Listen to the show here! The next edition of “One Reporter’s Opinion” will be at noon on Wed., Feb. 21. Send us music for consideration! Details on submitting at bottom. ►
PLAYLIST: ONE REPORTER’S OPINION – SEPT. 20, 2017 – SHANNON LAY LIVE SET!
Here's the playlist from L.A. RECORD editor Chris Ziegler's monthly radio show "One Reporter's Opinion," aired on dublab on Wed.,Sept. 20, with new music from the Dream Syndicate, Swarvy and Pink Siifu, Asal Hazel and MNDSGN and more ... plus an exclusive live set by Shannon Lay! Listen to the show here! The next edition of "One Reporter's Opinion" will be at noon on Wed., Oct. 18. Send us music for consideration! Details on submitting at bottom. ►
F.J. McMAHON: SPIRIT OF THE GOLDEN JUICE
It’s one of those strange 60s underground classics, an obscurity swimming in and out of and back in to print again on a committed combination of word of mouth and clarity of vision. Think of it as album with a message, and a simple one: “Is there anybody out there?” ►
EARTH GIRL HELEN BROWN: MARS EP
Mars is bristling with big-credit guests (Ty Segall, Nora Keyes, Jack Name, Shannon Lay—plenty of people who’ve been in L.A. RECORD already) battalionized here as the Center for Planetary Intelligence Band, but more importantly it’s bristling with charm, personality, originality, commitment and—because this record never stops at four things when it can try five—conviction, too. ►
These eight songs chop into the roots—or the guts—of G-funk with slasher-movie relentlessness, making for a dimly lit creepy crawl through sleazy modern funk, low-budget boogie and cokey AOR noir that finishes with the ripped-from-the-crypt gangsta-harmony closer “Goodbye My Love.” ►
COLLAPSING SCENERY: STRAIGHT WORLD PROBLEMS
Collapsing Scenery—like Zappa’s quote about opening the theatre curtain to reveal the brick wall behind?—turn in six unsettled versions of this disco-not-disco song about how the new thing is too often just the same old thing, which is too often wasn’t even a good thing to begin with ►