the.goldbrick

Month: July 2012

KonKoma

KonKoma, hailing from London, England, deliver their debut record. Rooted in 1970s Ghana the group was produced and formulated by saxophonist Max Grunhard and producer Ben Lamdin (Nostalgia 77). The idea was to create a band around two highly esteemed Ghanaian musicians – Alfred Bannerman and Emmanuel Rentzos. KonKoma adds a progressive edge to their…

Jimmy Cliff – Rebirth

Choice vibrations comin’ from the grooves of this new Jimmy Cliff platter. Tim Armstrong, from Rancid, arranged the backing band, the Engine Room, and handled production duties throughout to perfectly showcase the wonderful voice of Jimmy Cliff. Toss this one on your turntable and keep it in heavy rotation! Jimmy Cliff – Rebirth; Collective Sounds,…

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

I’d been waiting almost a year to view this and it finally came my way. An incredibly inspiring story delivered through fantastic camera work. Definitely give it a look! —————————————————————————————– Jiro Dreams of Sushi is the story of 85 year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor…

Under White Pines

Under White Pines, the nom de plume of Adam Laidlaw, a singer/songwriter residing in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is a musical project rich in the sounds of traditional Folk and Americana. While the project has been a singular affair for years, it has recently expanded into a full band with a full length record to come.…