Archive for April 17th, 2013

‘I think it’s really deep’: Danny Seraphine on CTA, getting over Chicago, and carrying the jazz-rock torch

‘I think it’s really deep’: Danny Seraphine on CTA, getting over Chicago, and carrying the jazz-rock torch

In adding muscular horns to California Transit Authority, Danny Seraphine has fulfilled the promise of one of the best songs on CTA’s hard-grooving new release Sacred Ground: He’s come full circle.

Bobby Selvaggio – Way of Being (2013)

Bobby Selvaggio heads up two different kinds of bands, but he solved a potential dilemma of which band to record for an album by simply including sessions by both combos on the same record.

Steven Wilson on his departures from Blackfield, Porcupine Tree: ‘I don’t have time in my life to do that’

Steven Wilson on his departures from Blackfield, Porcupine Tree: ‘I don’t have time in my life to do that’

As Steven Wilson begins a 17-date North American tour, one that will feature a half-dozen in-store appearances, it’s increasingly clear where his passion lies: On solo projects like the recently released The Raven That Refused To Sing.

One Track Mind: Psy, “Gentleman” (2013)

Can K-Pop juggernaut Psy catch lightning in a bottle again? Does anybody care? Actually, a lot of people care.

Greg Lake says ELP, King Crimson shouldn’t have gone on with new members: ‘A sense of betrayal’

Greg Lake says ELP, King Crimson shouldn’t have gone on with new members: ‘A sense of betrayal’

Even Emerson Lake and Palmer, whose name would seemingly ensure that they wouldn’t become another in the progressive rock genre’s endlessly interchangeable bands, endured a memorable roster shift. Greg Lake says he still regrets it.

WTF?! Wednesdays: Bill Orcutt, “The Visible Bosom” (2011)

It starts off with some relatively straightforward arpeggios, tensely shifting back and forth between two chords. And then…a kind of beautiful mayhem.