Archive for February 10th, 2013

‘No, I don’t think so’: After awful end, Brian Wilson closes the door on future Beach Boys reunions

‘No, I don’t think so’: After awful end, Brian Wilson closes the door on future Beach Boys reunions

Brian Wilson, after earning a Grammy tonight, confirmed something that Beach Boys fans had feared following the disastrous conclusion of the band’s 2012 reunion tour: It won’t be happening again.

Kompendium, featuring Steve Hackett, Gavin Harrison, Mel Collins, others – Beneath the Waves (2013)

Combining the diaphanous feel of Celtic music with the thunderous classically inspired rock that powered classic 1970s prog, multi-instrumentalist Rob Reed has created in Beneath the Waves something that feels both timeless and new.

Saffron – dawning (2013)

As a collision of creative impulses, Saffron is something special. Perhaps best described as kindred spirits from across the musical divide, this collective of artists takes to dawning with a spirit of openness

Autechre – Exai (2013)

Is Autechre a group still gathering new fans, and is a review really going to make someone curious enough to dive in with two hours of Exai? Or is this album selling to people like me, who buy Autechre music unheard

Steely Dan Sunday, “Hard Up Case” (1994)

<<< BACKWARD (“Lucky Henry”) ||| ONWARD (“Cringemaker”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Throw together a funky, faux-reggae pulse, some dancehall horns, a delectably angular Becker guitar solo and his light-hearted humor about a relationship based on desperation, and you have a “Hard Up Case.”