Archive for August 14th, 2012

Steely Dan's Donald Fagen to release fourth solo project, Sunken Condos; preorder it here!

Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen has completed eight new originals which, coupled with a new version of Isaac Hayes’ “Out of the Ghetto,” will comprise a forthcoming solo album.

Steven Wilson, Mikael Akerfeldt to guest on Steve Hackett’s new Genesis-themed double album

Steve Hackett will return to his celebrated era with 1970s-era Genesis, the first time he’s done so in the studio since Watcher Of The Skies: Genesis Revisited was issued in 1996.

King's X set to retake the road with recovered co-founding drummer Jerry Gaskill

King’s X will return to North America for the first time since drummer Jerry Gaskill’s heart attack earlier this year, with dates beginning in New York this September.

Paul Stanley works to recapture early Kiss music's glorious 'lack of restriction'

Paul Stanley has learned, over the years, much about the craft of songwriting. And he’s tried to forget most of it, in service of making better records for his fun-loving band Kiss.

Desert Island Discs: 1970s R&B, Soul and Funk Edition

In the same way that the Beatles were the undisputed kings among 1960s classic rock Desert Island Discs, Stevie Wonder owned R&B in the subsequent decade.

Dennis Haklar, with Larry Coryell and Jon Anderson – Lizard's Tale (2012)

You come in expecting modern-day melding of fusion and prog that recalls the 1970s glories of Mahavishnu Orchestra, Return To Forever and Eleventh House.

Bonney and Buzz – Play Rough (2012)

They’re back! Legendary British guitarists Bill Bonney and Pete “Buzz” Miller, who achieved fame back in the 1960s with the Fentones and Peter Jay and the Jaywalkers respectively, have indeed returned

Blue Eternity (Jeff Oster, Michael Manring, Carl Weingarten) – Live In Philadelphia EP (2012)

Ambient music can often be fascinating for a variety of reasons, but there’s an extra layer of intrigue when it’s performed live. That might be because there’s less contemplated beforehand than in a sterile, studio setting