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.

Trevor Rabin, formerly of Yes: Something Else! Interview

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)