Archive for October 27th, 2011

Something Else! sneak peek: Garbage, "Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses?" (2011)

All hail the long-awaited return of the ass-kicking rebel chick Shirley Manson and her scraggly band of alterno-rockers in Garbage.

Halloween Special: Frank Zappa – The Torture Never Stops DVD (2008)

What better way to spend Halloween than with (as it’s lovingly referred to in the liner notes) this thing?

Turn Around Norman – We Turn Around (2011)

Members of Baltimore improv music combo Turn Around Norman have been around a lot of jazz greatness: Tim Berne, Michael Formanek, Craig Taborn, Gerald Cleaver, Dave Douglas and Darcy James Argue are but a few of the big shots members in this ensemble have performed and recorded with.

Gimme Five: Nicholas Payton on Dear Louis, Fingerpainting, Sonic Trance

On this special edition of Something Else! Reviews’ One Track Mind, we hand the reins over to the boundary-pushing Nicholas Payton

Forgotten series: The Plastic Cloud – The Plastic Cloud (1968)

by Beverly Paterson Sorely overlooked when it was originally released on the Allied label in 1968, The Plastic Cloud — the solitary album by this Bay Ridge, Canada band — has since reaped the critical accolades it deserves

Drexel Rayford – Cherokee Road (2011)

Boasting a homey, Dan Fogelberg-esque nostalgia in both tone and style, Drexel Rayford’s Cherokee Road takes a series of long looks back

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