Archive for September 8th, 2011

Something Else! sneak peek: Coldplay, "Charlie Brown" (2011)

If “Charlie Brown” is any indication, fans of Coldplay’s post-modern mixture of chest-bursting arena rock and quirky lyricism are going to be pleased by their forthcoming album Mylo Xyloto, due on Oct. 24.

One Track Mind: Pearl Jam, "Soon Forget" (2000)

by Tom Johnson For an album that seems to get almost totally dismissed outright by fans, 2000’s Binaural sure is packed with an awful lot of extremely strong songs

Eric Clapton – Me and Mr. Johnson (2004)

by Mark Saleski The next statement I make isn’t gonna win a lot of friends and influence in the rock music fan world but, well … here goes nothin': I’ve never liked British blues all that much.

Gimme Five: Bill Frisell talks John Lennon, Ron Carter … and Madonna?

On this special edition of Something Else! Reviews’ One Track Mind, we hand the reins over to jazz guitarist Bill Frisell, who is set to release a moving tribute album to John Lennon called All We Are Saying later this month.

Jeff Green – Jessica (2009)

Not long ago, Neal Morse issued a very personal album that explained his abrupt change from a frontman in a neo-prog band on an upward incline to a solo artist in the even more obscure arena of Christian prog rock.