Archive for August 19th, 2012

‘That might happen’: Gregg Rolie confirms talks for a reunion with Carlos Santana

Gregg Rolie had become so estranged from Carlos Santana by the time they were set to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame that he almost didn’t attend. They’re apparently inching closer to reconciliation now.

Nancy Wilson on how Heart’s music changed in the 1980s: ‘It got a little shallow’

Over the years, Heart’s ’80s-era work has been criticized for its synthy feel and use of outside composers. That’s not what still bothers Nancy Wilson.

Steely Dan Sunday, "The Goodbye Look" (1982)

< >> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Fagen’s dry wit comes to the fore on this song about an American couple on holiday at a Caribbean resort when an revolution happens upon them.

Peter Novelli – Louisiana Roots and Blues (2012)

Peter Novelli’s Louisiana Roots and Blues works like a one-album tour through much of the tangy musical milieu that makes that part of the world such an intriguing aural experience

Forgotten series: The Sons of Champlin – Fat City (1999)

Hailing from Mill Valley, located north of San Francisco right across the Golden Gate Bridge, the Sons of Champlin became one of the region’s most visible and inspiring bands.

Everest – On Approach (2010)

Over that past few decades, the consolidation of radio and record label ownership has had an “interesting” effect on record releases: They have become quite a bit more homogeneous