Articles by: Doug Collette

The Wood Brothers Waste No Notes On ‘Live at The Barn’ (ALBUM REVIEW)


It’s hardly a coincidence that this is the third live album The Wood Brothers have released since vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Jano Rix united with siblings Chris and Oliver. In the interim since issuing Sky High and Nail ...

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Take Five: Cameron Mizell, Wolfgang Muthspiel, Wadada Leo Smith & More (JAZZ LP RECAPS)


Take Five is a seasonal jazz column by Glide contributor Doug Collette, who will be taking snap-shot reviews of recent jazz albums… Cameron Mizell - Negative Spaces: Alternately insistent and intoxicating, this album belies its title with uninterruptedly elevating ...

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Chris Robinson Brotherhood Strike Hot On ‘If You Lived Here, You Would Be Home By Now’ EP (ALBUM REVIEW)


With the release of, If You Lived Here, You Would Be Home By Now EP, The Chris Robinson Brotherhood’s earlier 2016 full LP release Anyway You Love, We Know How You Feel makes more sense. ...

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Neil Young Forsakes Pointed Social Commentary With ‘Peace Trail’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

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On Peace Trail, Neil Young forsakes his recent penchant for pointed social commentary in favor of a disarmingly offhanded approach that’s much more effective. Over the course of ten no nonsense tracks, the Canadian musical ...

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Prime Bob Dylan In Effect On ‘The Real Royal Albert Hall 1966 Concert’ (ALBUM REVIEW)


The Real Royal Albert Hall 1966 Concert is not an entry in The Bootleg Series of  Bob Dylan’s, but it achieves the same effect as the most significant releases in that archive project. That is, ...

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‘T Bone Burnett A Life in Pursuit’ By Lloyd Sachs Reveals (BOOK REVIEW)


Lloyd Sachs adopts just the right tone in his book on the life and times of eccentric genius T Bone Burnett. Writing A Life in Pursuit, the author remains ever cognizant of his subject’s idiosyncratic ...

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Eric Clapton and Guests: Highlights from the Crossroads Guitar Festivals (ALBUM REVIEW)


Crossroads Revisited includes selections from the recorded appearances of various artists who’ve graced the various stages of  for Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festivals 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013.  Those compiling the anthology do yeoman’s work ...

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R.E.M. Out of Time 25th Anniversary Edition Marks Vast Stylistic Departure (ALBUM REVIEW)


With their six previous anniversary releases, R.E.M. have set very high standards for such reissues, both the packaging and content of equal appeal to collectors and scholars. 2010′s Fables of the Reconstruction box (mini-boxed like ...

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Last week we counted down Gov’t Mule’s studio LPs from strongest on down and this week we do the same with their live LPs. As one of the most courageous and enduring live acts of ...

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Gov’t Mule From The Studio: Ranking The Records From Strongest on Down…..


Gov’t Mule have always been too experienced and too professional to record anything less than a listenable album or perform anything less than a very interesting show. But bands are like all of us, with ...

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