Archive for August 2nd, 2013

‘It was almost like chilling with your grandparents’: Adam Lambert on his stint as frontman with Queen

‘It was almost like chilling with your grandparents’: Adam Lambert on his stint as frontman with Queen

For Adam Lambert, appearing with Queen has been a dream come true — and not just because he got to fill in for hero Freddie Mercury. The American Idol finalist says he also got some great insights into the classic rock era.

The Moody Blues – Timeless Flight (2013)

The Moody Blues – Timeless Flight (2013)

There was always more to the Moody Blues than the thunderous orchestral sweep of “Nights in White Satin,” no matter the glories of that proto-prog triumph. Timeless Flight touches on almost all of them.

Streams: Collective Soul’s Ed Roland and the Sweet Tea Project, “Love Won’t Bring Us Down” (2013)

Ed Roland has left his post with Collective Soul before, working with the supergroup Kings of Chaos. But the Sweet Tea Project is more personal, closer to his roots in the Atlanta, Georgia, area.

Forgotten series: The Factory, Peter and the Wolves, others – Upside Down World of John Pantry (1999)

Forgotten series: The Factory, Peter and the Wolves, others – Upside Down World of John Pantry (1999)

Featuring the multi-talented John Pantry in his various guises as singer, songwriter, musician and recording engineer over a period from 1966-71, Upside Down World of John Pantry is jam-packed

The Cars, Kiss, Dire Straits, The Clash, Tom Petty – The Best of ‘Fridays’ (2013)

The Cars, Kiss, Dire Straits, The Clash, Tom Petty – The Best of ‘Fridays’ (2013)

“Fridays,” for all of its comedic delights as a short-lived answer to SNL, did more than help launch the careers of Larry David and Michael Richards. It also brought some intriguing musical moments to the masses

Rush’s 2002 Vapor Trails reunion project has been long overdue for a remix

The long-awaited remix of Rush’s 2002 return to action Vapor Trails is coming October 1. Rush fans have been waiting for ages for this news

Exclusive stream: The Jeff Lorber Fusion featuring Larry Koonse, “Solar Wind” (2013)

A fresh new funky tune with a percolating groove, twisting sax/keyboard lines, and bubbling, tasty jazz guitar licks. That can only mean one thing: The Jeff Lorber Fusion is set to return

The Friday Morning Listen: Jherek Bischoff – Composed (2012)

The dreamlike quality of Jherek Bischoff’s music is almost matched by the dreamlike nature of his upbringing. He was raised on a sailboat.

Close