Archive for July 16th, 2013

Almost Hits: The Art of Noise, “Close (to the Edit)” (1984)

Almost Hits: The Art of Noise, “Close (to the Edit)” (1984)

< Before Chicago finally joined the cable age, we were stuck with half-hour shows that played music videos. I vividly recall coming home after school and turning on Music Video 50, a short-lived daily program

Christopher Cross – A Night In Paris (2013)

Christopher Cross, because he had so much success in such a small window of time in the early 1980s, has a caught-in-time sound — one that remains, even on this expansive live document, redolent of a specific moment.

‘I conscientiously work the fingers in’: Queen guitarist Brian May on preparing without practicing

‘I conscientiously work the fingers in’: Queen guitarist Brian May on preparing without practicing

After countless musical projects, including work as producer on current touring partner Kerry Ellis’ 2010 debut – Brian May still has a deep passion for music. That doesn’t mean the Queen guitarist spends a lot of time practicing, however.

Volto! – Incitare (2013)

Volto! came together like most side projects, by happenstance, and without any commercial considerations. Just for the pure fun of friends getting together and playing music outside their day job…err…gig.

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