Here’s a sneak peek at “Eyeoneye,” the lead single from Andrew Bird’s forthcoming release Break It Yourself, to be issued March 6 via Mom + Pop. Recorded inside a barn owned by Bird in western Illinois, it’s the singer-songwriter’s first project since Noble Beast in 2009.
Archive for January 23rd, 2012
Crosby and Nash, Lucinda Williams, Tom Morello, Warren Haynes, Willie Nelson, others contribute to Occupy Wall Street benefit album
An impressive amalgam of musical stars has banded together to aid the Occupy Wall Street movement through the benefit project Occupy This Album — subtitled “A Compilation of Music By, For and Inspired by the Occupy Wall Street Movement and the 99%.”
Norman Greenbaum, more than 40 years after penning the seminal gospel-rock hit “Spirit in the Sky,” is set for a return to the the stage — appearing as a guest with the band Time in Bottle at The Last Day Saloon near his home in Santa Rosa, Calif., on February 18.
Neil Young, in a Sunday talk at the Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, revealed that he has been recording with Crazy Horse again, according to Neil Young News.
Keyboardist, composer, producer, arranger and bandleader Jeff Lorber has been propagating fusion jazz for so long, the term “Jeff Lorber Fusion” seems almost redundant.
If people thought the Beatles and the Rolling Stones were radical, they were probably stunned to the core by the Doors.
When I first listened to Chicago-based jazz singer Abigail Riccards I had that strange and wonderful feeling of temporarily “forgetting who I was.” This is the kind of power that music can have
Here’s a run down — with a few of our thoughts — on some notable music projects, both new and reissue, slated for release for the week of Jan. 23, 2012.
A fancy muscle car and a pretty girl by your side — that’s all a guy needs to get away from the weight of everyday life. Yeah, it can be as simple as that.