Vancouver quintet Black Mountain also has a new album out called Wilderness Heart. Don't let the name make you think this is another folky, beard rock band. Black Mountain is straight up classic stoner rock ala Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and Black Sabbath, and they make no bones about it.
Every month the Global Notes duo chooses a new album to spotlight. For their October pick, Tony Sarabia and Jerome McDonnell went with Bulevar 2000 from another twosome, Tijuana's Bostich and Fussible.
Top story: IL Attorney General Lisa Madigan was on Eight Forty-Eight this morning. She was asked if she was running for mayor. Her answer?
Madigan: (laugh) I think I've said it, but no one has reported it.
Cuddy: Are you running for mayor?
Neil Young is a musician with impressive career longevity. At 64, he's still trying to reinvent his sound, and with Le Noise he comes out with a "folk-metal" sound. This is a true solo effort, though he did get help from super-producer Daniel Lanois.