Laurel Canyon

British Invasion 25

June 21, 2019

An honest assessment of my absolute favorite records and artists from the U.K. that managed to crack the code and storm the shores of mainstream America.

Geology 35

November 18, 2018

Now we venture beyond the cozy climes of Laurel Canyon and assorted outposts into the realm of the metaphysical, the music that lies at the fringes of canyon proper.

The Canyon 25

October 19, 2018

The Laurel Canyon scene was defined by a coterie of singer-songwriters to emerge from L.A. as the sixties turned to the seventies. This is a list of 25 records...

Two Weeks In The Canyon

October 16, 2018

The lull ends. Halfway into October, the trees still unchanging, why not descend into the canyon for a little while? I'm talking about acoustic guitars...

The Parallax 200

January 8, 2018

Picking up where the original Parallax 100 left off, this list represents the next hundred entries in my top 200 records of all time.

High Desert Neon

December 15, 2016

Back to cruising into the wilderness, through Ramona where Chicago beatboxes hold sway and the sound of TR-707's chugging alongside Main St.

Démis Roussos – Souvenirs

December 8, 2016

Souvenirs is Roussos' fifth album. It's not a perfect record, but certainly a special one with some truly interesting detours tucked away in its corners.

AG Memories: In The Heights

November 21, 2016

It was in that moment that she could see the connections, like a lattice of accord stretching over what once seemed like a tangle of happenstance.