Archive for March 11th, 2013

‘Mysterious, genre-bending’: PledgeMusic drive underway to fund new Markus Reuter concerto

‘Mysterious, genre-bending’: PledgeMusic drive underway to fund new Markus Reuter concerto

The Colorado Chamber Orchestra has started a PledgeMusic drive in an effort to fund the premiere and release of Markus Reuter’s contemporary orchestral piece “Todmorden 513.”

‘We write the rules’: Deep Purple to release two songs at once ahead of first album in eight years

‘We write the rules’: Deep Purple to release two songs at once ahead of first album in eight years

Those patiently waiting for new Deep Purple are about to get a double-shot of fresh sounds, as the group releases a pair of songs simultaneously — “Hell to Pay” and “All the Time in the World.” Check out a lyric video for the latter here.

‘Cooking up something here’: Joe Walsh is in the studio with Mick Jagger, Ringo Starr, Don Was, others

Joe Walsh has posted a photograph of himself, in the studio, with an all-star lineup that includes the Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger, the Beatles’ Ringo Starr, super-producer Don Was and others.

New Music Monday: David Bowie, Eric Clapton, Adrenaline Mob, Robert Hurst, Shooter Jennings

David Bowie and Eric Clapton return with albums that recall their glory years, while Shooter Jennings — both as a solo artist and as a producer with Fifth on the Floor — makes two appearances on our list.

Stan Killian – Evoke (2013)

When Stan Killian came out with Unified a couple of years back, it didn’t knock me back in one certain way, it knocked me back in many ways. Killian brought a stout but sensitive tenor saxophone to compositions he crafted with canny detail, but also pleasing to the ear.

The JAC – Record Store (2013)

For the uninitiated, the JAC is actually a vehicle for the mercurial musings of singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Joe Algeri. Hot on the heels of the JAC’s excellent debut album Faux Pas arrives a comparably intoxicating disc Record Store

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “When You’re Alone” (1987)

During this revisit of Tunnel Of Love, I found myself really wanting to like this song. It seems like a kind of companion piece to One Step Up, a cautionary tale.