Archive for June 27th, 2012

John Entwistle (1944-2002): An Appreciation

Who bass-god John Entwistle — aka The Ox, aka The Quiet One — died on this day 10 years ago on the eve of the Who’s summer 2002 tour. It’s unlikely the rock world will ever have a musician quite like him again.

Something Else! Interview: Trevor Rabin, formerly of Yes

It’s not like Trevor Rabin has disappeared since leaving Yes, not with dozens of movie scores to his name in the intervening years. Still, Rabin hadn’t released a solo project under his own name since 1989

Desert Island Discs: 1970s Classic Rock Edition

You know the proposition: Marooned with only a handful of musical choices, which would you make?

S. Victor Aaron’s Half-Year List of Top Albums for 2012, Part 2 of 4: Modern/ Mainstream Jazz

Here we are only halfway done with 2012 and it’s already been a bangin’ year for modern and mainstream jazz, whether you prefer a celebration of the tradition or an expansion of the frontiers.

Something Else! sneak peek: John Wetton, Tony Levin, Jerry Goodman and Billy Sherwood, "The Laws Of Nature" (2012)