Something Else! sneak peek: Dirty Loops, “Wake Me Up” (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Dirty Loops, “Wake Me Up” (2014)

July 19, 2014

A lot of Dirty Loops’ covers have been released via YouTube, and the latest one to hit the video circuit is their more organic, more virtuosic rendition of Avicii’s Aloe Blacc-sung “Wake Me Up.”

Brandon Seabrook – Sylphid Vitalizers (2014)

Brandon Seabrook – Sylphid Vitalizers (2014)

July 23, 2014

It doesn’t matter if the experimental music is being rendered by electric guitar or banjo, Seabrook uses technology, virtuosity and a deviously fertile mind to blow the minds of anyone who comes across these recordings. ‘Sylphid Vitalizers’ expands the world of what is possible with a banjo. And guitar, too.

Brandon Seabrook – Sylphid Vitalizers (2014)

Brandon Seabrook – Sylphid Vitalizers (2014)

July 23, 2014

It doesn’t matter if the experimental music is being rendered by electric guitar or banjo, Seabrook uses technology, virtuosity and a deviously fertile mind to blow the minds of anyone who comes across these recordings. ‘Sylphid Vitalizers’ expands the world of what is possible with a banjo. And guitar, too.

Something Else! Interview: Jazz guitarist John Russell

Something Else! Interview: Jazz guitarist John Russell

July 1, 2014

“I’m not too much of a fan,” the free-form legend admits, “of the ‘jazz’ label.”

Ricardo Lemvo and Makina Loca – La Rumba SoYo (2014)

Ricardo Lemvo and Makina Loca – La Rumba SoYo (2014)

June 7, 2014

If you don’t feel the urge to move, you need to have your pulse checked.

Judas Priest – Redeemer of Souls (2014)

Judas Priest – Redeemer of Souls (2014)

July 7, 2014

Not bad for a bunch of old dogs who aren’t supposed to have any bite left.

Deep Beatles: “I’ll Be Back” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Deep Beatles: “I’ll Be Back” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

July 18, 2014

Inexplicably underrated, “I’ll be Back” foreshadows later Lennon-penned masterpieces.