Archive for August 14th, 2013

One Track Mind: Mike Keneally, “Popes” from You Must Be This Tall (2013)

One Track Mind: Mike Keneally, “Popes” from You Must Be This Tall (2013)

Mike Keneally’s “Popes” saunters in like an amiable friend, then proceeds to begin telling ever more complex and entertaining tales — making for an intriguing introduction to the forthcoming You Must Be This Tall.

‘Lyrical, guitar-driven, edgy rock’: The Police’s Andy Summers at work with unsigned new trio

‘Lyrical, guitar-driven, edgy rock’: The Police’s Andy Summers at work with unsigned new trio

No new album has yet emerged, but buzz is already building for Circa Zero — a new project featuring the Police’s Andy Summers that also features multi-instrumentalist Rob Giles and drummer Emmanuelle Caplette.

Tony Levin on Working with Marco Minnemann and Jordan Rudess: ‘An exciting challenge’

Tony Levin on Working with Marco Minnemann and Jordan Rudess: ‘An exciting challenge’

No sooner had Tony Levin’s collaboration with Marco Minnemann and Jordan Rudess been announced, and the always-busy bassist was back on the road.

Peter J Martin, Hamish Stuart and Brendan Clarke – Martin Stuart Clarke (2013)

When guitarist Peter J Martin got together with a pair of old buddies, they constructed something that was anything but a nostalgia exercise.

‘It’s got a unique flow to it’: Billy Sherwood completes work on new album by Star Trek’s William Shatner

Yes alum Billy Sherwood is shooting a video today for the title track of the new album by Star Trek’s William Shatner, having been an integral part of the forthcoming Ponder the Mystery project.

WTF?! Wednesdays: Rahsaan Roland Kirk, “I Say A Little Prayer For You (Live)” (1972)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Rahsaan Roland Kirk, “I Say A Little Prayer For You (Live)” (1972)

Like Thelonious Monk and his one-time boss Charles Mingus, Rahsaan Roland Kirk loved a pretty melody but also loved to present them in eccentric ways.

Exclusive stream: Master Musicians of Jajouka with Medeski Martin and Wood, “Hand of Fatima” (2013)

Exclusive stream: Master Musicians of Jajouka with Medeski Martin and Wood, “Hand of Fatima” (2013)

The story of the Master Musicians of Jajouka is one of the most intriguing stories in music, and also quite possibly the longest-running one.

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