Your Daily Lick: John Swerdan

Vinyl Wings of Joy (Slurry of Sound)



Normally, one would recoil in horror at any new release touted as "a virtual tour of the 1960s musical landscape." How many projects have lived and died on just such a charge? Yet much to his credit, Berkeley artist John Swerdan turns this hackneyed prompt into a highly enjoyable and impeccably professional vision of the Beatles-centric '60s.