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)

‘Flying in the Dark’ confirms it: Tol-Puddle Martyrs are one of the few bands that are even better now than they were during their heyday.