Archive for May 4th, 2012

Something Else! sneek peek: Preview video, photos and audio streams from Paul McCartney's Ram reissue

Paul McCartney’s deluxe edition box set of 1971’s Ram is set for release on May 22, 2012, and to celebrate we’ve got two brand new track streams and photos to share!

'We relit the fire': Billy Sherwood reunites with ex-Yes bandmate Chris Squire for prog project

As Billy Sherwood assembled an all-star cast for the forthcoming 2012 Cleopatra Records release The Prog Collective, he thought of an old friend: Former Yes bandmate Chris Squire.

Anders Osbourne – Black Eye Galaxy (2012)

Coming off the career high water mark of American Patchwork, the rugged New Orleans based singer-songwriter Anders Osborne delivers another set of harrowing tales of addiction amongst hymns of hope and redemption.

Fred's Country Fried Rock: Monty Russell, “Peter Filed Chapter 13” (2005)

Sometimes real country music isn’t about deep and meaningful emotions, but just about something that the listener can identify with and relate to

Half Notes: Suzanne Vega – Beauty And Crime (2007)

Most people seemed to tune out of Vega’s music after “Luka” and/or the various remixes of “Tom’s Diner” had their way with the airwaves, relegating her to that sad status as fluke hit-maker. Luckily for discerning listeners she paid them no attention and carried on creating strong albums that provoked and questioned what women in pop/folk could and should do.Read More

The Friday Morning Listen: Bruce Springsteen, "The Weight" (2012)

So the first U.S. leg of Springsteen’s Wrecking Ball tour has come to an end, with Bruce and the band playing a killer set in New Orleans at Jazzfest, followed by a show for the ages in Newark, New Jersey.