Archive for October 29th, 2012

New Music Monday: Black Country Communion, Neil Young, Andrew Bird, Keith Emerson, Manu Katche

New Music Monday: Black Country Communion, Neil Young, Andrew Bird, Keith Emerson, Manu Katche

Neil Young returns with original music with Crazy Horse. Keith Emerson returns to the prog-rock glories of his time with Emerson Lake and Palmer. Black Country Communion, however, is busting up — but they left one last terrific album.

Forgotten series: The British North American Act  – In The Beginning … (1969)

Forgotten series: The British North American Act – In The Beginning … (1969)

No matter how obscure an album may be, it eventually gets reincarnated as a CD. The artifact we’re looking at this time around is the British North American Act’s In The Beginning…, which initially surfaced on the Now label in 1969

Nick Millevoi – In White Sky (2012)

Nick Millevoi – In White Sky (2012)

Nick Millevoi, the experimental guitarist of Many Arms fame, follows up last year’s solo 12-string guitar project Black Figure Of A Bird with another solo guitar album.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Working On The Highway” (1984)

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Working On The Highway” (1984)

It started on The River, this fan divide concerning “Serious Bruce” vs. “Fun Bruce.” For some, tunes like Crush On You and I’m A Rocker are lower tier songs, to be looked upon with a barely-disguised sneer.