Monthly Archives: July 2014

Review: “You Can’t Fight Love,” Mike Mattison

Mike Mattison, singer and co-writer for the modern blues outfit Scrapomatic and backup vocalist for blues-rock-soul revivalists Tedeschi Trucks Band, puts his singing and songwriting front and center on his first solo album. Mattison has helped create a lot of memorable songs with Scrapomatic – my favorites include “Louisiana Anna” and “Lotus” – but here […]

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New Yorkers who don’t take silent retreats in monasteries or marinate their innards in citrus and lemon pepper still have at least one cyclical way of evaluating their lives: moving. The decision to renew or cut ties is a natural way for millions of us to take stock. A year ago I moved to Brooklyn. […]

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