Archive for August 29th, 2013

‘It’s been an interesting period’: Joe Satriani begins U.S. tour tonight with energized Mike Keneally

‘It’s been an interesting period’: Joe Satriani begins U.S. tour tonight with energized Mike Keneally

As Joe Satriani kicks off his new U.S. tour in San Diego tonight, sideman Mike Keneally enthuses about the fun they’ve already had on the road in support of Unstoppable Momentum.

One Track Mind: McGough and McGear, “So Much In Love” (1968)

With all of the buzz surrounding Paul McCartney today, it seemed like an opportune time for a return to this radically remarkable track from Roger McGough and Mike McGear’s self-titled 1968 collaboration.

‘I wished I’d never mentioned that’: Yes, Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan is still at work on two books

‘I wished I’d never mentioned that’: Yes, Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan is still at work on two books

Frontman Ian Gillan helped Deep Purple complete its first album of new material since 2005 with this year’s Now What?! Now, it’s time to get back to those two books he promised, right?

Guy Davis, featuring Fabrizio Poggi – Juba Dance (2013)

Guy Davis can act, direct, write, compose…and he can play the blues.

The Band, “This Wheel’s On Fire” from Music from Big Pink (1968): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “This Wheel’s On Fire” from Music from Big Pink (1968): Across the Great Divide

“This Wheel’s On Fire” recalls, more than any other track on ‘Music from Big Pink,’ the collaborative setting between the Band and Bob Dylan.

One Track Mind: Paul McCartney, “New” (2013)

One Track Mind: Paul McCartney, “New” (2013)

Rambling along with a scronky cadence, like a tougher “Penny Lane” or a less refined “Got to Get You into My Life,” Paul McCartney’s new song “New” doesn’t particularly live up to its name

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