Hot Platters: Illinoise - Sufjan Stevens

Today's Hot Platter is a 2005 concept album, Illinoise, by American singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens. Illinoise was Stevens' fifth studio album which features songs that reference places, events, and persons related to the U.S. state of Illinois. Illinois was…

Holiday Hiatus

Howdy Folks! I'll be taking a short Holiday Hiatus & will be back with a new blog post on Monday November 29th

A Moment In Time: Van Morrison & Astral Weeks  

Happy (Almost) Thanksgiving 2021


From all of us here @ Mind Smoke Records HAPPY (almost) THANKSGIVING!


The clock on the wall says it's almost Turkey Day  & we all need some sweet sounds  To help …

LI Sounds Thanksgiving Week Edition

Don't Miss some of the great shows  that are happening Thanksgiving Week! NOV. 24

BROKEN ARROW Venue: Barnum Ballroom  4060 Austin Blvd. Island Park, NY Showtime: 7 pm

Broken Arrow is…

Lost Music: Jesus, The Missing Years (John Prine)

Remembering Forgotten Songs

John Prine Jesus, The Missing Years

Today's Lost Music post is a great forgotten John Prine song called Jesus, The Missing Years.  The song speculates upon the unrecorded middle 18 years of…

LI Sounds Weekend Edition

Don't Miss some of the great shows that are happening this weekend! FRIDAY NOV. 19th

SHECKY & THE TWANGTONES ACOUSTIC TRIO Venue: Garden Grill  64 N. Country Rd.  Smithtown, NY Showtime: 7:00