Archive for July 24th, 2012

Peter Green Splinter Group – Blues Don’t Change (2012)

After years of ups and many more downs, Peter Green — the deposed co-founding member of Fleetwood Mac, one-time British guitar hero, and former member of John Mayall’s Bluebreakers — has rediscovered the curative powers of the blues.

'Much less of a victim now': Roger Waters talks about life on both sides of The Wall

Over the 30 years since its release, Pink Floyd’s The Wall has taken many forms — and it’s continued to evolve for principal author Roger Waters, as well.

King Crimson – Live In Argentina 1994 (2012)

When King Crimson reconvened in 1994, the band was made up of the four-piece unit that recorded in the 1980s (guitarists Robert Fripp and Adrian Belew, bassist/Stickist Tony Levin, and drummer Bill Bruford) and a new pair of instrumentalists

Fred's Country Fried Rock: Eric Strickland, “18 Wheels of Hell on the Highway” (2012)

There are deeper and more serious songs on Eric Strickland and the B Sides’ new album Honky Tonk ‘Til I Die, but there’s not one that’s more fun.

Soft Machine, with Allan Holdsworth – Floating World Live (2006, 2012 reissue)

Allan Holdsworth’s career is perhaps nearly as well known for his brief stays in well-regarded prog and fusion bands as it is for his guitar wizardry. Tony Williams’ Lifetime, UK and even Level 42 all have Holdsworth “one-and-done” studio albums.

Desert Island Discs: Prog and Art Rock Edition

King Crimson was the top vote-getter in Something Else! Reviews’ new prog rock-themed Desert Island Discs feature, with Yes just one vote behind.