This week's "Freshly Spilt Milk" soundcloud playlist includes jangle pop from The Cairo Gang, soul from Willis Earl Beal, glitchy techno from Oslo, and a sunny instrumental from Joey Bada$$'s producer.
It’s hard to believe that New Orleans was once considered a dead zone for comedy.
Friday night, I reviewed the New Kids on the Block/TLC/Nelly show for The New Orleans Advocate, and much of my take on that surre
This week's Freshly Spilt Milk features first listens to new music by RL Grime, Jaill, Grammatik & Luxas, and Morrissey en Español.
When Kate Tempest started her American tour in Los Angeles,
This week's "Freshly Spilt Milk" has new music from Cillie Barnes, Kodak to Graph, Richard Thompson, Doomsquad and more.
Photographer Patrick Ainsworth was busy during Jazz Fest and the nights during it.
[Updated] Sunday afternoon, country singer Kacey Musgraves
[Updated] The attendance Saturday at Jazz Fest wasn’t a record despite the speculation of some outlets, which gives tho
Thursday was a true locals day, with short, friendly lines, and shows you could get close to if you wanted.
After looking forward to a day of discoveries at Jazz Fest Friday, I ended up missing both Paloma Faith and Gurrumul. I hope to do better Saturday. Last year The Soul Rebels played one of my favorite sets, so I look foward to them and Big Freedia, the latter because bounce artists rarely do more than 20 minutes on their own, so I want to see if Freedia can make a full show out of the sound.
Davell Crawford has a history of being flighty, but I'm hopeful for his tribute to Fats Domino. Crawford's a dazzling pianist, but Fats' songs call less for techincal acompishment than commitment to Domino's directness.
Although Taj Mahal remains on the schedule, he's out due to illness. Big Sam's Funky nation was rained out last week, so he'll take Mahal's spot.
Make sure you drop in Economy Hall at some point. I often grab my first bite of the day there and put on sunscreen, and that served me well yesterday when I lucked in Tom Sancton's band. Tomorrow I expect I'll hear Connie Jones over breakfast.