Archive for October 23rd, 2012

Something Else! sneak peek: Porcupine Tree, “I Drive the Hearse” (2012)

Something Else! sneak peek: Porcupine Tree, “I Drive the Hearse” (2012)

Porcupine Tree is offering a download sneak peek of its forthcoming multi-disc live project Octane Twisted. Fans will have to wait until November for the entire album, but they can hear “I Drive the Hearse” now

Watch as Canadian fans create Instagram lyric video for Bob Dylan’s “Duquesne Whistle”

Watch as Canadian fans create Instagram lyric video for Bob Dylan’s “Duquesne Whistle”

Canadian fans, in a canny update of Bob Dylan’s legendary placard-holding film for “Subterranean Homesick Blues,” were asked to send in Instagram photos to create a new lyric video for “Duquesne Whistle.” Watch it here!

Streams: Jeff Lynne reunites with Richard Tandy to perform Electric Light Orchestra’s “Evil Woman”

Streams: Jeff Lynne reunites with Richard Tandy to perform Electric Light Orchestra’s “Evil Woman”

Fresh off a solo redo of Electric Light Orchestra’s most famous songs, Jeff Lynne has reunited with ELO pianist Richard Tandy for a performance of “Evil Woman.” Stream the entire song here!

Ronnie James Dio cancer benefit to recognize former Black Sabbath bandmate Tony Iommi

Ronnie James Dio cancer benefit to recognize former Black Sabbath bandmate Tony Iommi

Tony Iommi, co-founding guitarist Black Sabbath, will be honored as part of the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund’s second annual awards event, to be held on Halloween (Wednesday, October 31, 2012) in Hollywood.

Streams: Stevie Wonder’s all-star UN concert, featuring Paul Simon and Sting

Streams: Stevie Wonder’s all-star UN concert, featuring Paul Simon and Sting

Stream Stevie Wonder’s all-star concert in celebration of the UN’s 67th anniversary, which will feature special guests Paul Simon and Sting, as well as a number of other celebrities.

Desert Island Discs: Blue Note Records Edition

Desert Island Discs: Blue Note Records Edition

Our newest Desert Island Discs poll delves into one of jazz music’s signature labels, as we’re castaway to the isle of Blue Note.

The Ventures – Super Psychedelics (1967; 2012 reissue)

The Ventures – Super Psychedelics (1967; 2012 reissue)

By the time the Ventures released this album, which originally appeared on the Dolton label in September 1967, they were not the hit making machine they were earlier in the decade.

Danny Green – A Thousand Ways Home (2012)

Danny Green – A Thousand Ways Home (2012)

When jazz pianist Danny Green released his 2009 debut album With You in Mind, he effectively demonstrated his unique blend of jazz, classical, and Brazilian sounds.

Sean Wayland – Click Track Jazz: Slave to The Machine, Vols. 1 & 2 (2012)

Sean Wayland – Click Track Jazz: Slave to The Machine, Vols. 1 & 2 (2012)

When Sean Wayland gets inspiration, he holds nothing back.