Archive for September 27th, 2012

Something Else! sneak peek: Steve Hackett, "Chamber of 32 Doors" (2012)

The opening track from guitarist Steve Hackett’s forthcoming Genesis Revisited II project premiered just moments ago on planetrock.com, giving prog rock fans a sneak peek into this guest-packed tribute project.

Something Else! sneak peek: Jeff Lynne, "Mr. Blue Sky" (2012)

A new video gives us our most complete listen yet as Jeff Lynne seeks to reimagine a series of his classic moments with the Electric Light Orchestra.

'The best year of my life': New documentary follows Stevie Nicks' collaborations with Dave Stewart

A new documentary explores the recent collaboration between Fleetwood Mac’s Steve Nicks and Dave Stewart, of Eurythmics fame.

'People went batsh*t': Crosby Stills and Nash to conclude new tour by playing entire debut album

Crosby Stills and Nash will wrap of their 80-concert world tour next month with a gala performance of their debut album in its entirety at the Beacon Theatre in New York City.

Gimme Five: Solo Beatles records that, well, sucked

For all of the promise that greeted their time apart — we’ll get four Beatles albums a year now! — the reality was far different as Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison embarked on solo careers.

São Paulo Underground – Tres Cabeças Loucuras (2011)

When Chicago-based trumpeter/cornetist Rob Mazurek decided to dig deeper and absorb the rich and festive melodies of Brazilian music, he didn’t do so by merely listening to a bunch of Jobim records

Steve Gadd on ‘Aja,’ ’50 Ways to Leave Your Lover,’ ‘Take It Away,’ others: Gimme Five

Steve Gadd takes us inside mythical sessions with Paul Simon, Paul McCartney and Steely Dan.

The Association – The Complete Warner Bros and Valiant Singles Collection (2012)

If there was ever a group capable of teaching the world to sing in perfect harmony (apologies to the Hillside Singers and the New Seekers), it would definitely be the Association.