Archive for April 25th, 2013

Gimme Five: Cinderella’s Tom Keifer on “Somebody Save Me,” “Solid Ground,” others

Gimme Five: Cinderella’s Tom Keifer on “Somebody Save Me,” “Solid Ground,” others

As he awaits the April 30, 2013 release of his first solo album, The Way Life Goes, Cinderella frontman Tom Keifer took some time out of his latest tour to discuss some of our favorite tunes off the new record and some Cinderella classics

Forgotten series: You Ain’t Gonna Bring Me Down To My Knees: Strafford/Right Records Story (1965-1969)

Forgotten series: You Ain’t Gonna Bring Me Down To My Knees: Strafford/Right Records Story (1965-1969)

What we have here is a neat little 1996 overview of New England based bands whose efforts were handled by two local labels, Strafford and Right, during the greatest period of rock and roll.

One Track Mind: Tim Morse with Kansas’ David Ragsdale, “Rome” from Faithscience (2013)

Using a series of canny fin de siecle images from the crashing fall of Rome, prog keyboardist Tim Morse’s “Rome” — from his second long-player Faithscience — outlines a litany of worries over our stewardship of the Earth.

Alex Snydman – Fortunate Action (2013)

Alex Snydman grew up playing guitar and didn’t decide until he was already well into college to switch over to the drums. He’s been pushing hard to make of for lost time ever since, learning under masters like Eric Harland, Joe La Barbera and Damion Reid.