Archive for the 'Gold Star' Category

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. This week’s installment of the Lagniappe Sessions catches up with the Los Angeles-based Gold Star – the songwriting/performance vehicle of Marlon Rabenreither. Bathed in reverb, Rabenreither lays down a Billy Swan inspired […]

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Gold Star is Marlon Rabenreither. On his forthcoming lp, Big Blue — named after the ramshackle Hollywood home where he produced and recorded the album — Rabenreither shines and redefines the sound of his last two efforts. A Los Angeles native, the resulting album is an autobiographical work as indebted to writers Fante, Baldwin and […]