A Tribute To Dan Morris

I first met Dan Morris at a concert by my brother Nels Cline and the late Eric von Essen at the…


The Twin Unavoidability Factor

One of the perks of owning a record label is from time to time I get to pretend to be a record…


Music Clubs

MYSTERIES ABOUND Following on the heels of the demise of Santa Monica's Temple Bar comes news of…


GOT ZERX?

In the wake of the recent passing of Bill Claxton, we'd like to spotlight a photographer who…


This just in....

I just saw that Jon Irabagon won the Thelonious Monk Competition. Way to go Jon! For those of…


Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton

Howdy. So I know this is supposed to be an introduction of sorts to left coast folks . . . but I'm…


REVENGE OF THE NURDS

Have California's modernist composers become hip? There's Steve Reich popping up on Pitchfork Media…


AH, THE DAYS...

All hail the bejewelled return of the once problem-plagued Hollywood Palladium. If you're of an…


Music, Culture, Movies, Science

More Bill Claxton memories from the Los Angeles Times today, as well as an interesting article from…


The Last Holiday for CDs?

Last year about this time I read an article that suggested 2007 might be the last holiday season…


THE HISTORY BOYZ

Um, yes. Well. Hello, um, and thanks for the keys, Dave, Ben, Jim & Co. Let's see, okay okay...…


Cast of Characters

When Dave Douglas asked a few of us Cryptoids to be guest bloggers on Greenleaf, I jumped at the…