The second part of our musical ping-pong begins in New York and swings through the underground clubs to unusual 5/4 time, tells of a blind multi-instrumentalist, abandoned nuclear power plants and finally floats through folky Turkish-Ottoman soundscapes.
Mulatu Astatke And Beyond
A special feature about music from Ethiopia starting with the “Father of Ethio-Jazz” but reaching out beyond into contemporary tunes.
Bob Dylan’s Murder Ballads
My most favorite Bob Dylan songs about trials, murder and social injustice.
The Laurel Canyon Sessions
What made the Canyon neighborhood so special in the 60s — 70s? And what’s Jonathan Wilsons role in the early 2010s renaissance? Including a handpicked playlist with songs from then and now.
Blues And Beyond — Side B
The first article and playlist for Beyond Tape became a matter of the heart: The Blues.