Archive for October 15th, 2012

‘The spirit seems unstoppable’: Neil Young and Crazy Horse apparently planning a new live album, too

‘The spirit seems unstoppable’: Neil Young and Crazy Horse apparently planning a new live album, too

Is Neil Young preparing yet a third new album with Crazy Horse — this one a live release? It would seem so, based on a post at his official web site.

John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension – Now Here This (2012)

John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension – Now Here This (2012)

Twenty four albums in, and John McLaughlin is still blowing minds — both musically and, with the zen title here, conceptually. Still recording live, even in the digital age, even at the age of 70. Still kicking some serious, serious guitar ass.

New Music Monday: Ben Gibbard, Craig Chaquico, Donald Fagen, Jamey Johnson, the Fusion Syndicate

New Music Monday: Ben Gibbard, Craig Chaquico, Donald Fagen, Jamey Johnson, the Fusion Syndicate

Shake off that weekend rust with gulp of fresh-roasted musical goodness from the likes of Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard, Jefferson Starship’s Craig Chaquico and Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen

‘Maybe a few friends will be joining us’: Rolling Stones hint at possibility of special guests during four new shows

‘Maybe a few friends will be joining us’: Rolling Stones hint at possibility of special guests during four new shows

The Rolling Stones, after months of on-again, off-again speculation, will play four mega-million dollar-grossing concerts as part of their 50th anniversary — two in London and two in the U.S. And they might be bringing along some special guests.

Marc Riordan Quartet – Binoculars (2012)

Marc Riordan Quartet – Binoculars (2012)

It’s a recurring theme we like to discuss here, about great jazz drummers who’ve composed music and led bands from the drum stool.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Cover Me” (1984)

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Cover Me” (1984)

I kind of had my doubts about “Cover Me” early on, mostly because 1984 wasn’t very far from the disco era and I hadn’t shaken off the remnants of my snotty “Disco Sucks” attitude (which was in itself a lie, but that’s a topic for another day).