Archive for June 9th, 2011

Something Else! sneak peek: Pat Metheny, What's It All About (2011)

On June 14th, guitarist Pat Metheny will release What’s It All About, an all-acoustic album that’s about as far as you can get, technologically speaking, from last year’s Orchestrion.

Gimme Five: Bill Summers on "God Make Me Funky," "Watermelon Man," others

On this special edition of Something Else! Reviews’ One Track Mind, we hand the reins over to percussionist Bill Summers.

Trey Gunn – Untune The Sky (2004)

by Tom Johnson Newly free of King Crimson in 2004, some wondered just what it was that Warr guitarist Trey Gunn would be doing. A great short answer came in the form of Untune the Sky

Half Notes: Rempis/Rosaly – Cyrillic (2010)

by Mark Saleski Saxophonist Dave Rempis’ co-conspirator on drums, Frank Rosaly, lays down some solid grooves and textures. Nothing here is quite as chaotic as say, Interstellar Space, but the music isn’t exactly subdued either. Rempis displays some impressive extended technique on tunes like “How to Cross When Bridges Are Out,” with Rosaly providing both implied rhythmic structure as wellRead More

One Track Mind: Jeff Crosby, "Too Many Walls" (2011)

From a small town up in Idaho a fourteen year old kid picks up a guitar and ten years later he’s already done so much with that instrument and his voice, but eager to do more.