Archive for September 24th, 2013

‘King Crimson is in motion’: Robert Fripp aims to restart his legendary prog-rock band

‘King Crimson is in motion’: Robert Fripp aims to restart his legendary prog-rock band

A decade past its last studio effort, 2003’s Power to Believe, and long after most people had all but given up on such a thing, Robert Fripp has announced the reformation of King Crimson.

Almost Hits: Bachman-Turner Overdrive, “Blue Collar” (1973)

Almost Hits: Bachman-Turner Overdrive, “Blue Collar” (1973)

Right now, somewhere in a restaurant kitchen, or an auto shop, there is a greasy, beat-up boombox duct taped to a pole, and it is playing Bachman-Turner Overdrive.

Ivo Perelman, Joe Morris, Balazs Pandi – One (2013)

Keeping up with Ivo Perleman recordings lately is like keeping up with a Facebook news feed of 5,000 friends. His predilection for making recordings without allowing the artistically stifling effect of forethought — and having his own record label, Leo Records — has liberated him to make records at a torrid pace;

‘One of the greatest who ever lived’: Neil Young shines a spotlight on the underrated Phil Ochs

Neil Young closed his solo set at this year’s Farm Aid with a rendition of “Changes.” Though little known today, Phil Ochs’ romantic ballad once set the heart of many a hippie girl aflame

Books: Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter, by Alyn Shipton (2013)

Books: Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter, by Alyn Shipton (2013)

Harry Nilsson is a legend to many musicians and connoisseurs of 1960s and ’70s rock music, but an enigma to the mainstream listening public.

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