Archive for March 29th, 2013

‘A fun time with Peter’s music’: Fans invited to create a memorial soundtrack for ex-Yes guitarist Peter Banks

‘A fun time with Peter’s music’: Fans invited to create a memorial soundtrack for ex-Yes guitarist Peter Banks

A memorial gathering for Peter Banks has been set for 4 p.m. April 7, 2013 at the 12 Bar Club in London, offering those who loved and knew him best a chance to give the seminal Yes guitarist a proper send off.

Deep Beatles: “Misery” from Please Please Me (1963)

Last week marked the 50th anniversary of a cultural revolution: the release of the Beatles’ Please Please Me. Their first effort, recorded over 12 hours on a single day, stands as one of the most impressive debuts in rock history.

Ivo Perelman with Matthew Shipp, William Parker and Gerald Cleaver – Serendipity (2013)

Serendipity is, to put it succinctly, a forty-three minute improvisation among Ivo Perelman, Matthew Shipp, William Parker and Gerald Cleaver.

Neal Morse – Live Momentum (2013)

Neal Morse – Live Momentum (2013)

Touring behind Momentum, a rare, mostly secular solo effort after years of focusing on Christian prog, Neal Morse connects the dots between what has often been perceived as two separate portions of his career.

The Friday Morning Listen: Kid Koala – 12 Bit Blues (2012)

I love a good surprise. This week it was my discovery of Kid Koala.

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