Archive for January 30th, 2012

Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, the long-awaited collaboration between John Mellencamp and Stephen King, set for spring release

John Mellencamp and Stephen King’s dramatic “roots musical,” in the works for more than a decade, will finally debut this spring.

Something Else! sneak peek: Stream Jack White’s first post-White Stripes solo single, “Love Interruption”

Jack White returns for his first project since the White Stipes broke up almost a year ago, with a country-soul single called “Love Interruption” — which you can stream below.

Listen to a newly discovered alternate guitar solo by George Harrison on the Beatles' "Here Comes the Sun"

A new video has emerged that traces the development of George Harrison’s seminal ballad “Here Comes the Sun,” and it features a never-before-heard guitar solo.

Roger Hodgson, the voice of Supertramp, announces new 'Breakfast in America' tour

Roger Hodgson, the voice of Supertramp, will embark on his Breakfast in America Tour next month, kicking off with two sold out shows at the Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, Calif.

Ruthie Foster – Let It Burn (2012)

Ruthie Foster, slowly but surely, has made a name for herself as a singer-songwriter. This album, more than any before it, focuses on the first part — as she brilliantly reinterprets a series of other people’s songs, both contemporary and age-old.

Pete Robbins Transatlantic Quartet – Live In Basel (2012)

Both Pete Robbins’ band and music represents reaching across from one space to another. The aptly named Transatlantic Quartet consists of musicians on either side of the “pond,” starting with the Massachusetts saxophonist Robbins

New Music Monday: Jeff Lorber, Joe Louis Walker and new live stuff from Styx

Welcome back to our weekly rundown of notable upcoming music projects — both new and reissue.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, "The Promised Land" (1978)

To bear down and face life’s issues, to yearn for something better, that theme is the glue that holds Darkness On The Edge Of Town together.