You may have seen photos of Neko Case on Halloween not only dressed up but performing in a gorilla costume. It was all in honor of the day, and she did it as part of a performance for the NPR Music series Tiny Desk Concert, which you may now watch. The three songs she performs in this are:
“Night Still Comes”
Midnight Souvenirs (Verve) is the name of the album by J. Geils Band frontman Peter Wolf, who is pushing on as he enters his fifth decade in the music scene with. For this new album, due out on April 6th, he has Neko Case, Shelby Lynne and Merle Haggard sitting in with him. The album cover artwork was also done by Wolf himself, who says his love of art is as moving to him as his love of music.
No word on if there will be a vinyl pressing of this, but if there is, I’ll post it in the Record Crack section.