Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird | The Butcher’s Share

Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird | The Butcher’s Share

ARTIST: Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird TITLE: The Butcher’s Share LABEL: Oriente Here’s the fifth album from Berlin’s Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird, released in Germany last year and getting an American push now with the band touring the USA in November. Kahn is one of my favorite singer-songwriters, a man who cites as influences Nina Simone, Tom Waits, Tom Lehrer, Brecht & Eisler, Woody Guthrie, Howlin’ Wolf, The Pogues, and Leonard Cohen,…

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Matt Warren’s Exclusive Interview With The No Fly Zone Magazine

Matt Warren’s Exclusive Interview With The No Fly Zone Magazine

Chicago house music pioneer Matt Warren took the time to step out from behind the turntable and sit for a Q&A session and field some questions for our The No Fly Magazine readers. NFZ: Wow, you’re been in the music business for several decades now. Please tell our readers everything you’ve been involved in over the years. Matt Warren: Well, I’ve been a DJ since 1978.  I was only 12 at the time and I…

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Tommy James and the Shondells – “40 Years: The Complete Singles Collection (1966-2006)”

Tommy James and the Shondells – “40 Years: The Complete Singles Collection (1966-2006)”

If there is one artist in Rock and Roll that I feel is criminally overlooked by the so called “Rock Intelligencia”, it is Mr. Tommy James. This man is such a talented singer and creative source that it is shocking to me the depth he has musically. The level he has achieved and maintained to this day is unequaled by any artist, save for bands like the Rolling Stones or the Who. Now, in the…

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Tipping My Tinfoil Hat to Darrell Kelley

Tipping My Tinfoil Hat to Darrell Kelley

Darrell Kelley is becoming known for his faith-based releases in conjunction with his ministry and his entrepreneurial endeavors.  Balancing his efforts between being a spiritual leader, author, soul food purveyor and musician, Kelley shows a real knack for focus and effort.  Coming originally from the Northeast, Kelley now calls the south home and you can feel those two influences in his own work. The Pastor seems to be at home addressing the communities of faith…

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