ZZ Top box set will include original mixes of three early albums

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MAY 1, 2013 By Steve Newton Remember how ZZ Top's Tejas album sounded back in '76 when you tossed it on your Yamaha turntable, cranked up the Kenwood amp, and blasted it through those Pioneer speakers? Well, I sure do. It sounded wicked! Especially when it got to "Pam Am Highway Blues". Fellow … Continue reading ZZ Top box set will include original mixes of three early albums

Unplugged sounds are Tom Taylor’s first love

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, AUG. 13, 2008 TOM TAYLOR LOVES acoustic guitars. That’s why, when he shows up at the Georgia Straight building to chat about his new CD, Running Late, he’s sporting a baseball cap that reads Santa Cruz Guitar Co. Taylor didn’t use any of those instruments on his latest album, though, choosing instead … Continue reading Unplugged sounds are Tom Taylor’s first love