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Alain Johannes – Fragments & Wholes, Vol. 1

I discovered Alain Johannes through my obsession with Queens of the Stone Age. Which eventually led me to Desert Sessions. Which led me to the song ‘Making a Cross’, which then made me recognize his influence all over QOTSA records. I haven’t heard another musician that sounds like Alain. He’s capable of making the most…

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Broadcast – Black Session, Paris (5/4/2000)

I’ve been obsessed with this live recording for about a month now. Broadcast is one of my favorite bands, but I hadn’t checked out any of their live recordings. I was thrilled when Aquarium Drunkard (one of my favorite music blogs on the planet) posted a piece on this recording. It’s a mesmerizing example of…