Archive for February 2nd, 2013

Exclusive stream: Michael Wolff and Mike Clark, “Hummin'” from Wolff and Clark Expedition (2013)

Here’s an exclusive preview stream from the exciting new collaboration between Michael Wolff (Cannonball Adderley, Nancy Wilson, Cal Tjader) and Mike Clark (Herbie Hancock, the Headhunters, Larry Coryell).

‘I’m so glad he’s back in’: Departing Brian Tichy endorses Tommy Aldridge’s return to Whitesnake

Departed Whitesnake drummer Brian Tichy is hailing the return of Tommy Aldridge to the band. Aldridge, a former sideman with Ozzy Osbourne, has already served two previous stints with Whitesnake.

‘The dream came true’: Boasting a new Top 20 album, Steve Lukather remembers days as a sideman

‘The dream came true’: Boasting a new Top 20 album, Steve Lukather remembers days as a sideman

Steve Lukather, once one of the busiest sidemen in pop history, has seen his new solo album chart in the Top 20 in seven different countries. Transition is the guitarist’s seventh project away from Toto

Chris Stamey – Lovesick Blues (2013)

Chris Stamey – Lovesick Blues (2013)

A nocturnal gust of sadness, Chris Stamey’s Lovesick Blues is a soundtrack to an endless, impossibly vivid night of heartbreak — dark, impossibly dark, but at the same time beautiful.

4ARM – Submission for Liberty (2012)

I grew up in the golden age of thrash, and I loved it from the first time I heard it. The precise riffs, the often-complex arrangements and all the power and aggression I needed while still retaining melody and musicality.

Dan Phillips BKK Trio – Bangkok Edge (2013)

Guitarist, composer and educator Dan Phillips has taken his game to a lot of different places, honing his skills in New York, Chicago, Tokyo, and Bangkok. His experience has served him well

Forgotten series: The Mystreated – Lovely Sunday Dreaming (1997)

By the time Lovely Sunday Dreaming entered the shops, the Mystreated had already gained a star-studded reputation amongst garage punk advocates in the shape of a couple of albums and several EPs and singles.