Archive for January 5th, 2012

Gimme Five: Greg Lake on "Lucky Man," "Court of the Crimson King," others

On this special edition of Something Else! Reviews’ One Track Mind, we hand the reins over to prog-rock legend Greg Lake

Bill Frisell – Go West: Music for the films of Buster Keaton (2009)

OK, so I tried the Pandora Radio thing again. After the first tune from my Marc Ribot channel, an excellent live version of his really screwy take on Jimi Hendrix’ “The Wind Cries Mary,” we ended up at a tune from Bill Frisell

Daniel Bennett Group – Peace and Stability Among Bears (2011)

Daniel Bennett is a saxophone, clarinet and flute player in Manhattan, but he’s not like any jazz horn player out of NYC. And the reason for that is because what he plays is just as much not jazz as it is jazz. Blending in heaping helpings of folk and some world fusion, Bennett leads a quartet that plays music muchRead More

Stealers Wheel – Stuck In The Middle With You: The Hits Collection (1998)

Having a hit single the first time around is either a blessing or a curse. It’s a blessing because most musicians dream of instant recognition, but on the other hand sudden success means there’s a lot to account for