Archive for August 9th, 2013

Will Lee – Love, Gratitude and Other Distractions (2013)

Will Lee is probably best known as the bassist in the CBS Orchestra, which has supplied music and comedy for the Late Show with David Letterman for a long time now.

One Track Mind: Adrian Belew, Greg Lake, Tony Levin and John Wetton remember King Crimson

One Track Mind: Adrian Belew, Greg Lake, Tony Levin and John Wetton remember King Crimson

As a sweeping reissue of King Crimson’s Red looms, we returned to that classic trio-era recording, along with the group’s seminal proto-prog debut, its early 1980s comeback and a pair of deeply intriguing 1990s recordings.

‘I perform and record these basic ideas myself’: Steve Howe to release home demos of Yes, Asia songs

‘I perform and record these basic ideas myself’: Steve Howe to release home demos of Yes, Asia songs

Steve Howe is releasing early demos of songs from both Yes’ Fly from Here and Asia’s XXX projects. Homebrew 5 continues a series of home recordings the guitarist began releasing in 1996.

The Beatles, “Hey Bulldog” from Yellow Submarine (1968): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Hey Bulldog” from Yellow Submarine (1968): Deep Beatles

An all-out rock workout, the Beatles’ “Hey Bulldog” sounds like a ‘White Album,’ but it was recorded specifically for ‘Yellow Submarine.’

Journey’s Jonathan Cain might sit in with his former band, the newly reunited Babys

Journey’s Jonathan Cain might sit in with his former band, the newly reunited Babys

The Babys are continuing without former breakout stars John Waite and Jonathan Cain, both later members of Bad English. But they’ve received an unfettered endorsement from Waite, and Cain has been active behind the scenes.

Samuel Blaser Consort In Motion – A Mirror to Machaut (2013)

A Mirror to Machaut isn’t Samuel Blaser doing a quick follow-up to As The Sea issued a mere five months ago. Rather, it’s the successor to his 2011 Third Stream collaboration with the late, great Paul Motian, Consort In Motion

The Friday Morning Listen: Daft Punk – Random Access Memories (2013)

Being completely disconnected from the usual source of new pop music (read: radio), I was completely unaware of Daft Punk’s huge hit single “Get Lucky.”

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