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Catch A Groove · 3M ago

Crackle and Spark: Moby Grape and Husker Du

                      Moby Grape – Wow / Grape Jam An Appreciation or “whatever happened to hairy Mary??”Moby Grape is a group whose story is one of the great cautionary tales of bad luck in...
Catch A Groove · 4M ago

The Return of the Obsessed Listener! All Aboard for More Essential Vibrations!

Hey, long time no see! Where you been there Mr. Catchagroove?? Well............Over the past several months, the ability to keep up with my desire to write here has been impacted by circumst...
Catch A Groove · 8M ago

Freedom, Discipline and No Rules

    Music has been good to me. Aside from being an active listener, I've managed to be a participant in a variety of functions. Mostly as a drummer. I've run the gamut of marching bands to p...
Catch A Groove · 1Y ago

God Loves Black Sound

A Great Day in Harlem indeed!Now, I'm not trying to advance some racially-motivated proposition about what's real jazz or not jazz because I'm just not interested in that argument. The reali...
Catch A Groove · 1Y ago

Sounds of the Summer - A Report from Eulipion #70888675309

 Music has been my refuge for as long as I can remember. As an only child I figured out how to get comfortable spending time alone though the radio and my growing record collection provided ...
Catch A Groove · 1Y ago

Back to the Beginning Again........

Who are we kidding? 2016 has been, so far, the year to wave goodbye to the 20thcentury. Sports, music, you name it - all kinds of prominent figures of the past 50 years have been cutting ou...
Catch A Groove · 1Y ago

2015 / 2016 : Endings / Beginnings

As I sit in front of my computer screen working on the latest entry, I am confronted with yet another day of musician passings. Most recently we are bidding farewell to Dan Hicks. This spate...
Catch A Groove · 1Y ago

Most Excellent Vibrations - Holiday Edition 2015

The past year has been a watershed one in a number of ways. It was finally the year I sought out and heard the most new music I'd heard since I was a teenager. And there are some great sound...
Catch A Groove · 1Y ago

The Improbable Ascent (and Decline) of the First Court: King Crimson reflections Part Two

My journey through the Crimson Forest will now move in the northwest direction on the map to that fearsome image which graced the first King Crimson album proper – the screaming man's face w...
Catch A Groove · 1Y ago

Caravan, The Meat Puppets, Zoot Sims and Mingus - a musical Detour

Taking a minor detour away from the King Crimson focus, it's surprising to note how long its been since my last entry here! I've been doing a lot of listening and thinking though not a lot o...