Archive for April 10th, 2013

‘It’s about the kind of work I do’: Yes/Asia guitarist Steve Howe previews his rangy new summer camp

‘It’s about the kind of work I do’: Yes/Asia guitarist Steve Howe previews his rangy new summer camp

After a busy summer of touring, both with Yes and with his solo group, Steve Howe plans to share some of what he’s learned in five decades of music making during his first-ever Cross Styles music camp, to be held in August.

Chicago offers insight into the construction of new song “Naked In The Garden Of Allah”

Chicago offers insight into the construction of new song “Naked In The Garden Of Allah”

Chicago continues to offer fans unprecedented access into the progress of their long-awaited new project, as co-founding member Robert Lamm posts the step-by-step construction of a track called “Naked in the Garden of Allah.”

Exclusive stream: The McCrary Sisters, “Train” from All the Way (2013)

You may think you’ve never heard of the McCrary Sisters, but you probably have anyway: The quartet was featured, for instance, on Dr. John’s Grammy-winning 2012 Dan Auerbach-produced triumph Locked Down.

Will Martina – Modular Living By Design (2013)

Will Martina has distinguished himself as a cellist, composer and leader with his second album The Dam Levels (2011). Modular Living By Design, out next week, consolidates and propels forward his signature sound.

WTF?! Wednesdays: Scott Johnson, “Part 3: Involuntary Songs” (1982)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Scott Johnson, “Part 3: Involuntary Songs” (1982)

Though it was only then just beginning to hit the mainstream, looping and sampling by the ’80s was becoming old hat for the New Music/Minimalist guys.

One Track Mind: The Guess Who, “This Time Long Ago”/”There’s No Getting Away From You” (1967)

Coming together in 1962 and originally known as Chad Allan and the Reflections, then Chad Allan and the Expressions, and finally the Guess Who, this Canadian band eventually turned into one of the biggest groups in the world.

Poco – All Fired Up (2013)

Poco – All Fired Up (2013)

Thirty-five years after scoring their biggest-ever hit with Rusty Young’s “Crazy Love,” Poco finally returns with a suitable successor.

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