When I heard that the lone surviving Bee Gee, Barry Gibb, was releasing a country album, I didn’t bat an eye. Though the band are best known for the falsetto-laden hits of their disco years, and secondarily for the baroque psychedelia they played in the 1960s (which music snobs like me love), Gibb’s musical life […]
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Johnny Pate is one of the great unsung architects of Chicago soul
This 95-year-old living legend has played jazz, written blaxploitation soundtracks, and arranged for Stan Getz, B.B. King, and most famously Curtis Mayfield—but he’s probably most widely heard via hip-hop samples.
Boogie over to the Texas Tiki Disco at Lost Lake before it’s gone
The 1970s-inspired takeover of Lost Lake by Houston’s Anvil Bar & Refuge runs through Friday.
Vintage WTF From the Bee Gees
A disastrous movie based on a great record