Archive for September 14th, 2011

Something Else! Interview: Synth-pop pioneer Thomas Dolby

Forever associated with “She Blinded Me With Science,” Thomas Dolby quickly moved well outside of that MTV-era hit’s new wave experimentation.

James Taylor – Sweet Baby James (1970; 2011 Audio Fidelity Remaster)

Recorded in the waning days of the 60’s, James Taylor’s second album became one of a handful of albums that defined the pop and rock landscape in the immediate wake of the Beatles’ breakup.

The Gerald Wilson Orchestra – Monterey Moods (2007)

by Mark Saleski Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Carter, Ella Fitzgerald, Sam Cooke, Sarah Vaughan, Bobby Darin, Nancy Wilson, Ray Charles. That’s the short list of artists that Gerald Wilson has been involved with

One Track Mind: Deep Purple's Roger Glover, "The Car Won't Start" (2011)

A tune that couldn’t be further away from the dark organ-based groove of his band, “The Car Won’t Stop” finds Deep Purple’s Roger Glover indulging in a childhood passion for skiffle.