Archive for September 20th, 2012

'It's just casual talk': Joe Lynn Turner backtracks on new supergroup, apologizes to Michael Anthony

Joe Lynn Turner has issued an apology to Michael Anthony, saying that talk of a new supergroup featuring the Chickenfoot/Van Halen bassist and drummer Carmine Appice was just that — idle talk among friends.

Something Else! sneak peek: Prince, "RNR Affair" (2012)

There’s still no announcement of a new album, but Prince — who last issued a full-length original project in 2010 — has released a new single to tide fans over.

Bob Dylan and the Band – Down in the Flood: Associations and Collaborations (2012): Movies

Bob Dylan and the Band – Down in the Flood: Associations and Collaborations (2012): Movies

The results of the partnership between Bob Dylan and the Band live on – not just as great albums, but within what would one day be called Americana.

Lee Konitz – Enfants Terribles (2012)

According to the American Heritage Dictionary, enfants terribles describes “one whose startlingly unconventional behavior, work, or thought embarrasses or disturbs others.” Alto saxophonist Lee Konitz has enjoyed a six decade career where he’s been in the thick of unconventional work

Shows I'll Never Forget: Rick Wakeman, June 21, 2006

At The Keswick Theater, Glenside, Pennsylvania: I admit I was quite skeptical when the opportunity arrived to see Rick Wakeman’s 2006 Grand Piano Tour. I was expecting dinosaur rock ‘n’ roll from a dinosaur musician

Gimme Five: Dr. Lonnie Smith on his funky times, classic sessions and psychedelic turns

Go inside the earliest sessions featuring legendary Hammond B-3 master Dr. Lonnie Smith, as he takes over our regular One Track Mind feature.

Jackopierce – Everywhere All The Time (2012)

Everywhere All The Time underscores the idea that Jackopierce’s new-millennium reboot isn’t about nostalgia, so much as continuing to explore the duo’s still-maturing creative relationship — all while reminding us what made this Dallas-based band so special in the first place.