Published Work

by Jon Kanis…

Louise Goffin: Songs from the Mine [September 2014, The San Diego Troubadour]

Dave Humphries: Retro [CD Review] [September 2014, The San Diego Troubadour]

Rafter Roberts: Perverse Profundities [August 2014, The San Diego Troubadour]

Gerry Goffin: Beyond the Brill Building [August 2014, The San Diego Troubadour]

The Palominos: Come On In [CD Review] [June 2014, The San Diego Troubadour]

The Sexy, Sassy Soul Tonic of Whitney Shay [May 2014, The San Diego Troubadour]

Mystery, Murder, Mayhem & Magic: Overstimulated & Ecstatic at SXSW 2014 [April 2014, The San Diego Troubadour]

Beston Barnett: At The Sligo Fair/Songs From Yeats [CD Review] [March 2014, The San Diego Troubadour]

The Long Goodbye And The Inevitable Winter That Blowing Inside Llewyn Davis [February 2014, The San Diego Troubadour]

Angelically High And Lonesome/Remembering Phil Everly (01.19.39-01.03.14) [February 2014, The San Diego Troubadour]

The Perpetual Flowering Of David Fleminger [January 2014, The San Diego Troubadour]

Growing Up In Public: The Casbah Turns 25 [January 2014, The San Diego Troubadour]

Action Andy & The Hi-Tones: High And Lonesome/The Fall And Rise Of HiLo [CD Review] [January 2014, The San Diego Troubadour]

Christmas Time Is Here Again! (so let’s party…) [December 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

Mike Keneally: You Must Be This Tall [CD Review] [December 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

Careening In The Back Of A Big Black Car/Deconstructing Big Star in Nothing Can Hurt Me [DVD Review] [Fall/Winter 2013, Ugly Things #36]

The Beach Boys: Made In California [CD Review] [Fall/Winter 2013, Ugly Things #36]

NOTHIN’ TO LOSE The Making of KISS 1972-1975 by Ken Sharp w/ Paul Stanley & Gene Simmons [Book Review] [Fall/Winter 2013, Ugly Things #36]

The Pulse On Poltz/ Steve Poltz Composes His First Soundtrack for Running Wild [November 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

Steve Poltz: Running Wild/The Life Of Dayton O. Hyde Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [CD Review] [November 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

Barbara Nesbitt: Almost Home [CD Review] [November 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

Jamie Shadowlight: In Search Of Intelligent Life [October 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

The Transformation of John Lennon [October 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

True Stories: Comet’s Tomorrow [CD Review] [October 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

Nothing New Under The Sun: The Eternal Life Of Jeff Buckley [September 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

Living On Tulsa Time via The Road To Escondido: J.J. Cale Remembered [September 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

Atom Orr: Flotsam And Jetsam [CD Review] [September 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

Check Your Ego At The Door: Transformation and Rejuvenation at the Steel Bridge Songfest [August 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

A Biopic of Alter Egos Starring Christopher Hoffee as Atom Orr
[July 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

Louise Goffin & Billy Harvey are A Fine Surprise at the Griffin, San Diego CA [06.20.13]
[Concert Review] [July 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

Simeon Flick: Sub Rosa [CD Review] [July 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

Singing For Your Life on The Pocket Watch Tour: A Night At The Vagabond Opera
[June 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

Greg Friedman: Can’t Talk Now [CD Review] [June 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

Scribe Of The Tribe: The Ballad Of Paul Williams [May 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

Digging Up The Roots Of Adams Avenue Unplugged…and creating community as commerce courts art as the cost of doing business [April 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

The Comeuppance: The Comeuppance [CD Review] [April 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

MohaviSoul: Every Second [CD Review] [April 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

East Meets West or The Sun Also Sets: Ravi Shankar Memorial [12.20.12] [March 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

Steph Johnson Trio: Nature Girl [CD Review] [March 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

The American Folk Blues Festival [1962-1969] [February 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

Jefferson Jay: Making The World A Better Place One Song At A Time [January 2013, The San Diego Troubadour]

I’ll See You In My Dreams: Looking Back at the Concert For George Royal Albert Hall, London 11.29.02 [December 2012, The San Diego Troubadour]

 

Mike Keneally: Wing Beat Fantastic [CD Review] [November 2012, The San Diego Troubadour]

“May the mother of God have mercy on you…” A Conversation With Tony Sheridan [October 2012, The San Diego Troubadour]

Jimi Hendrix: Jimi Plays Berkeley [DVD/CD Review] [Fall/Winter 2012, Ugly Things #34]

A Perfect Haze: The Illustrated History Of The Monterey International Pop Festival by Harvey & Kenneth Kubernik [Book Review] [Spring/Summer 2012, Ugly Things #33]

Various Artists: Listen, Whitey! The Sounds Of Black Power 1967-1974 [CD Review] [Spring/Summer 2012, Ugly Things #33]

A WIZARD A TRUE STAR: Todd Rundgren In The Studio by Paul Myers [Book Review] [Fall/Winter 2011, Ugly Things #32]

MUSIC: What Happened? by Scott Miller [Book Review] [Fall/Winter 2011, Ugly Things #32]

Life by Keith Richards [Book Review] [Spring/Summer 2011, Ugly Things #31]

 

Various Artists: Come And Get It/The Best of Apple Records [CD Review] [Spring/Summer 2011, Ugly Things #31]

The Neil Young Archives Vol. I [CD/DVD Box Set Review] [Summer/Fall 2010, Ugly Things #30]

Producer’s Notes for The American Folk Blues Festival Volume Three [1962-1969] [June 2004]

Producer’s Notes for Soul To Soul [August 2003]

Producer’s Notes for The American Folk Blues Festival Volume One & Two [1962-1966] [August 2003]

The Negro Problem [October 1997, The San Diego Reader]

 

Jim Hammond Art-Union Exhibition Profile [June 1996, The Publication]

 

Infested Whitewash: The History of Channel 13’s SOUL! [September 28, 1995, The San Diego Reader]

The Beat Generation Is Now [1994, Schlock / 1995, Subliminal Tattoos]

Living In The Head: Observations on Bob Rafelson’s 1968 Cinematic Masterpiece [1994, Schlock / 1995, Subliminal Tattoos]

 

 

about Jon Kanis…

WTF Is SCR? (2011)

Lists/San Diego Reader Interview (2005) by Jay Allen Sanford

ICE MAGAZINE DAILY NEWS FLASH by Greg Camphire / New Release Editor

edited by Jon Kanis…

4 Out Of 5 Doctors Complete Lyrics [1977-1983]