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Friday, November 19, 1999

New Neil Finn session work

The new album from Neil Finn should be hitting stores in early 2000. Finn is currently finishing work for the solo CD, which was recorded in Auckland last summer. Both Wendy Melvoin and Tchad Blake contributed studio work to the album. You can keep posted on the new release by checking out Try Whistling This online.

Thursday, November 11, 1999

Mary Lou Ynda artwork online

Those curious about the extended Melvoin-Coleman clan should check out the site for the Los Angeles Downtown Arts District, which contains work by artist Mary Lou Ynda. Ynda is mother to musicians David and Lisa Coleman, and wife to spoken word artist Miles Ciletti. The site features Ynda's mixed media work, "Lulu goes to art school," which you can view here. Thanks to Nickie Davis for the tip!

Per Nilsen Prince bio released

Per Nilsen's new Prince biography Dancemusicsexromance sheds new light on some old Revolution-era stories, including the story of Wendy & Lisa's leaving the Revolution. According to interviews with Revolution drummer Bobby Z., Wendy & Lisa attempted to quit the Revolution many months before they were 'fired' in the fall of 1996. We'll put forward more information after we've had a chance to fully devour the book. Thanks to Nicole Simmons for the tip!