Brinsley Schwarz — The Man, Not the Band — is Back with Something to Say (and a New Album, ‘Tangled’)

Brinsley Schwarz (Photo: Fretsore Records)

In many ways, Brinsley Schwarz were the UK’s version of the Band. The progenitors of “pub rock” across the pond, the band, which featured Nick Lowe on bass and vocals, keyboardist Bob Andrews and drummer Billy Rankin — and later augmented by Ian Gomm on guitar and vocals — had evolved from the 1960s pop… Continue reading Brinsley Schwarz — The Man, Not the Band — is Back with Something to Say (and a New Album, ‘Tangled’)

Recap: Graham Parker & the Rumour, Lindsey Buckingham, Ryan Adams at The Roxy's "This is 40" Party (Videos/Pics)

On Tuesday night, one of those special “Hollywood events” took place at the Roxy Theatre. Celebrating the release of the soundtrack to Judd Apatow‘s new film This is 40 were Graham Parker & the Rumour, Lindsey Buckingham and Ryan Adams. Apatow and This is 40 star Paul Rudd were both in the building, but the night was more of… Continue reading Recap: Graham Parker & the Rumour, Lindsey Buckingham, Ryan Adams at The Roxy's "This is 40" Party (Videos/Pics)