Archive for March 6th, 2013

‘It turned into some decent music’: Tony Levin kept David Bowie’s secret while at work on the amazing new Stick Men release

A first-call bassist boasting appearances on more than 500 albums, Tony Levin is giving nothing away to age, even as he approaches his 67th birthday.

One Track Mind: Neil Young and Crazy Horse, “There’s a Hole in the Sky” (2013)

One Track Mind: Neil Young and Crazy Horse, “There’s a Hole in the Sky” (2013)

Neil Young has debuted a new, environmentally conscious song as part of his on-going Australian tour with Crazy Horse, called “There’s a Hole in the Sky.” Preview it here!

Drivetime – Ignition (2013)

Drivetime calls what they do “urban organic jazz” and, actually, that about sums it up. The Philly group blends Latin rhythms, Tower of Power-style grooves and these satiny smooth instrumental lines on Ignition

‘I’m going to raise the question’: David Lee Roth wonders why Axl Rose is still calling his band Guns n’ Roses

‘I’m going to raise the question’: David Lee Roth wonders why Axl Rose is still calling his band Guns n’ Roses

Touring again with Van Halen has David Lee Roth ruminating on bands that continue on without most of their original members — Guns n’ Roses, in particular. He compares the practice to staging a Broadway revival

Robert Hurst – BoB, A Palindrome (2013)

Robert Hurst – BoB, A Palindrome (2013)

Around the same time Robert Hurst recorded the trio document Unrehurst, Vol. 1 with Robert Glasper (piano) and Damion Reid (drums), the bassist/composer and bandleader had convened a sort of summit meeting

Forgotten series: The Hollies – Hollies Sing Hollies (1969)

A major shift in dynamics was bound to occur in the Hollies when Graham Nash left the band in 1968.