Archive for April 18th, 2013

Something Else! sneak peek: Black Sabbath, “God is Dead?” from 13 (2013)

Something Else! sneak peek: Black Sabbath, “God is Dead?” from 13 (2013)

Since Black Sabbath began working on a new album with original singer Ozzy Osbourne and producer Rick Rubin, fans have been waiting for a taste of what was coming.

The Flaming Lips – The Terror (2013)

You have been tranquilized against your will, and your limp body has been dumped deep in the dry, hot desert. You awaken to find yourself stranded and alone. You are probably going to die, and you have come to terms with that fact. The Terror is the music that plays behind all of this.

‘The beginning of an amazing musical period’: Technology helped Jon Anderson rebound after Yes

‘The beginning of an amazing musical period’: Technology helped Jon Anderson rebound after Yes

While so much of rock radio is now focused on rerunning legendary moments from the past, including the classic hits of Yes, Jon Anderson is looking ahead. In fact, he says music’s future has never been brighter.

One Track Mind: Spin Doctors, “If The River Was Whiskey” (2013)

The title track from If The River Was Whiskey, the first album of new material from 1990s radio-darlings the Spin Doctors since 2005, scuffs up the hitmaking formula for familiar songs like “Little Miss Can’t be Wrong” with a snarling city-blues vibe.

Days Between Stations + Peter Banks, Colin Moulding, Rick Wakeman, Billy Sherwood – In Extremis (2013)

In a strange and beautiful coincidence, Days Between Stations was working on an album about birth, life and death with Peter Banks in the time just before Yes’ co-founding guitarist passed.

Paul Motian – Paul Motian ECM box set (2013)

Paul Motian – Paul Motian ECM box set (2013)

By the time Paul Motian had passed away in November of 2011, he had established a legacy that reaches far beyond a couple of historical evenings at the Village Vanguard in late June of 1961. But becoming known as something much more than Bill Evans’ drummer within arguably jazz’s greatest trio didn’t happen overnight.