Archive for April 24th, 2013

Yes’ Steve Howe on Jon Davison, performing classic LPs, a renewed solo focus: Something Else! Interview

Yes’ Steve Howe on Jon Davison, performing classic LPs, a renewed solo focus: Something Else! Interview

It seems quitting Asia, with whom Yes’ Steve Howe has recorded and performed in tandem since 2008, has only given the guitarist more to do.

Mike McGuire – Kentucky Morning EP (2013)

Mike McGuire’s new six-song Americana EP Kentucky Morning takes the themes and atmospheres of 2011’s Beyond the Ark to a darker, more contemplative place.

Something Else! sneak peek: David Murray Infinity Quartet ft. Gregory Porter, “Army of the Faithful” (2013)

The word is out, David Murray is back with what should be an exciting new quartet, consisting of pianist Marc Cary, bassist Jaribu Shahid and drummer Nasheet Waits.

Popa Chubby – Universal Breakdown Blues (2013)

Popa Chubby – Universal Breakdown Blues (2013)

A fiery aggression surrounds Universal Breakdown Blues, as Popa Chubby doesn’t lament the dangerous and uncertain era in which we live so much as rail against it with all of his might.

‘I wasn’t that into progressive music’: Jerry Marotta on how Peter Gabriel, Robert Fripp changed everything

When Jerry Marotta was hired on to work with Peter Gabriel and Robert Fripp, he’d heard of neither one of them. A fan of rhythm-and-blues players, and most famous then for his work with Orleans, the drummer brought his own sensibility.

WTF?! Wednesdays: Otomo Yoshihide, “Turntable Feedback 1” (2007)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Otomo Yoshihide, “Turntable Feedback 1” (2007)

“I love feedback very much.” When you hear the noise art of Otomo Yoshihide, you understand what an understatement that is, coming from him.

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