Archive for October 21st, 2012

‘There are many things that I can do now’: New Genesis project allows Steve Hackett to show off new skills

‘There are many things that I can do now’: New Genesis project allows Steve Hackett to show off new skills

Steve Hackett says he hears things now in his own playing that compelled him to return once more to classic moments from his 1970s tenure in Genesis.

‘The kind of jamming we used to do’: Neal Schon releases sizzling new video for title track of The Calling

‘The kind of jamming we used to do’: Neal Schon releases sizzling new video for title track of The Calling

Neal Schon has released an official video for the title track to his forthcoming solo effort The Calling, which finds the guitarist reuniting with his former Journey bandmate Steve Smith.

‘It’s what keeps me alive’: Mick Jones on his return to Foreigner after heart surgery

‘It’s what keeps me alive’: Mick Jones on his return to Foreigner after heart surgery

Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones says he seriously considered retirement after undergoing a bypass procedure in February.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Springtime” (1993)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Springtime” (1993)

<<< BACKWARD (“Countermoon”) ||| ONWARD (“Snowbound”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** It’s no fun to write about the failing of an artist for which you have an immense amount of respect and admiration, but we’ve reached that nadir for Donald Fagen with the flaccid “Springtime.”

Jeremy – Love Explosion (2012)

Prolific is one thing, but being prolific and maintaining a high level of excellence in the process proves to be an entirely different kettle of fish. Jeremy Morris, however, is blessed with both attributes.

Tangerine Dream – Under Cover (2012)

Tangerine Dream – Under Cover (2012)

Cover albums are inherently risky, and quite frankly more than a little overdone of late. Leave it to Tangerine Dream to breathe new life into things