Frank Ocean, the R&B singer who tangled with the Eagles’ Don Henley last month over a sample of the Eagles’ “Hotel California,” isn’t finished talking about the situation. And it keeps getting funnier.
Archive for April 19th, 2012
Styx is considering a full-length covers project, according to founding guitarist James “J.Y.” Young — and why not? After all, Styx’s 2003 rendition of the Beatles “I Am The Walrus” “was our biggest airplay item of newly recorded music in the new millennium.”
New Red Hot Chili Peppers EP salutes fellow Hall of Fame inductees, including Ramones, Iggy Pop, David Bowie, others
If you always wondered what the Red Hot Chili Peppers would sound like covering their fellow Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees — both the expected (the Ramones, Iggy Pop) and the decidedly less so (Dion, the Beach Boys) — here’s your chance.
Joe Walsh goes in depth on his long-awaited new 2012 solo recording Analog Man, exploring its digital-age theme and what it was like to work with producer Jeff Lynne of Electric Light Orchestra fame.
Building off a hard-charging instrumental, the initial single from Rush’s forthcoming Clockwork Angels finds the trio referencing its storied musical past — in more ways than one.
After years of battling with Curb Records to have his albums released, Hank III finally broke free from his contract a little over a year ago.
In our initial review on Jack White’s forthcoming 2012 solo debut, we breathlessly likened Blunderbuss to “a ready-made greatest-hits package.” But there’s more to be said.
Sprung from classmates at the well-regarded New England Conservatory of Music, Ro Sham Beaux, est. 2009, is a Boston based band that, in a rarity for a fusion jazz ensemble, takes the “band” word seriously: they operate as a true cooperative.
Armed with an arsenal of great songs, sharp chops and a cool look, the Choir were Cleveland, Ohio’s answer to the best of the British Invasion.
On this special edition of Something Else Reviews’ One Track Mind, we hand the reins over to prog legend John Wetton