Archive for November 8th, 2011

Something Else! Featured Artist: More Queen

All of sudden, there is a flurry of activity surrounding Queen — prompting a rare second edition for the band in the Something Else! Featured Artist series.

One Track Mind: Christian McBride with Sting, "Consider Me Gone" (2011)

Christian McBride’s new duet with Sting, a smart and groove-filled take on 1985’s “Consider Me Gone,” shows again why the former Police frontman’s original synthesis of new wave and jazz seemed so interesting in the first place.

Pat Metheny – One Quiet Night (2003)

One night back in the late 1970s, me and my cousin Andy were playing a game of backgammon (cripes, that really was a long time ago … I remember there was a Styx Grand Illusion poster on the wall

Tol-Puddle Martyrs – Flying in the Dark (2011)

Loads of legendary bands reunite, but how many of them actually sustain the vitality and creativity that initially brought forth their acclaim? Not many, that is for sure.