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

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

Steve Gadd takes us inside mythical sessions with Paul Simon, Paul McCartney and Steely Dan in this special edition of our regular One Track Mind feature.

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.