Phil Lesh, the legendary bassist with the Grateful Dead, opened an emotional Saturday night performance at the late Levon Helm’s studio with “Cumberland Blues.”Read more ›
Archive for July 22nd, 2012
Jon Anderson, having just completed a lengthy American solo tour and with more shows to come in South America, is creating a similarly brisk pace — four years after he split with YesRead more ›
'We wanted to Police-ify it': Stewart Copeland on "Every Little Thing," "Murder by Numbers" and "Message in a Bottle"
Stewart Copeland takes readers inside the studio for a trio of key Police cuts, revealing the struggles the band had to get its sound right, and the overdubs that made one song all but impossible to replicate.Read more ›
No wonder they’re called the Miracles. Toting tunes capable of moving mountains, stopping wars, healing the sick, raising the dead and turning water to wine, the Detroit, Michigan group chalked up a couple of dozen Top 40 hit singlesRead more ›
Frank Zappa brought the question up — “does humor belong in music?” — after many years of providing the answer every time he took out his black dot-writing pen or stepped onto the stage.Read more ›