Archive for March 27th, 2013

‘I wanted sex and money’: Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters admits he wasn’t always into such weighty issues

‘I wanted sex and money’: Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters admits he wasn’t always into such weighty issues

The inspiration that led to Pink Floyd projects like Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here and The Wall has been endlessly dissected. People talk about modern isolation, departed bandmates, the scourge of war. Not quite.

Former Time Out of Mind sideman Duke Robillard to join Bob Dylan on upcoming 2013 tour

Former Time Out of Mind sideman Duke Robillard to join Bob Dylan on upcoming 2013 tour

Duke Robillard, a sideman on the celebrated Time Out of Mind, will team up with Bob Dylan again for select dates on his forthcoming tour, which kicks off in Buffalo on April 5, 2013 and continues through May in St. Augustine, Florida.

Ousted Beach Boys members Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and David Marks set second concert date

Ousted Beach Boys members Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and David Marks set second concert date

Original Beach Boys Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and David Marks have set a second date in what is becoming a tandem series of appearances opposite the band they helped establish more than five decades ago.

Todd Rundgren – State (2013)

Todd Rundgren – State (2013)

Todd Rundgren’s State ping pongs between electronica and full-on rock — sounding like a mash up of the synthesized experiments of 2011’s (re)Production and the grinding riffs of 2008’s Arena.

WTF?! Wednesdays: Terry Riley, “You’re No Good” (1967)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Terry Riley, “You’re No Good” (1967)

Oh no, not the 1974 Linda Ronstadt hit. Not even close. Rather, it’s a non-hit from 1967, by Latin soul godfather and vibraphonist Harvey Averne with the lead vocal sung by doo wop specialist Kenny Seymour

One Track Mind: Deep Purple, “Hell To Pay” from Now What?! (2013)

One Track Mind: Deep Purple, “Hell To Pay” from Now What?! (2013)

After losing founding member Jon Lord, Deep Purple emerged with the twilit reverie of “All the Time in the World,” a ruminative song that spoke to passages. With “Hell To Pay,” however, they return to the locomotive glories of the band’s youth.