Archive for September 22nd, 2011

Tony Levin, David Torn and Alan White – Levin Torn White (2011)

Tony Levin, David Torn and Alan White – Levin Torn White (2011)

Something keeps pulling guitarist David Torn and bassist Tony Levin together.

One Track Mind: Anastasia Barzee, "Dinner at Eight" (2011)

Some songs are so personal, so specific, that you wonder if anyone else could ever do them justice. Rufus Wainwright’s “Dinner at Eight,” originally about a confrontation with his often-absent father, was one of them. Until now

Something Else! Featured Artist: Queen

Freddie Mercury, talking about his band Queen, once compared them to the sweeping Hollywood auteur Cecil B. DeMille, and he wasn’t that far off. The group, which also included guitarist Brian May, bassist John Deacon and drummer Roger Taylor, was a heady mixture of heavy metal, prog, power pop, disco and show-tune bombast

Tony Levin on “Big Time,” “Thrak,” “Late in the Evening” + others: Gimme Five

Tony Levin on “Big Time,” “Thrak,” “Late in the Evening” + others: Gimme Five

Tony Levin, bassist with Peter Gabriel and King Crimson, joins us to discuss five key tracks from his remarkable career.

Yellow Dubmarine – Abbey Dub (2011)

When I first got a hold of this CD I gotta admit, I greeted it with a lot of skepticism. Another Beatles covers project? I mean, I think every single Beatles song short of “Revolution No. 9” has been covered at least once, if not a million times.

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