Archive for October 2nd, 2013

Flurry of activity, recognition followed passing of Levon Helm: ‘A very positive time, actually’

Flurry of activity, recognition followed passing of Levon Helm: ‘A very positive time, actually’

Amy Helm, a key member of her father Levon Helm’s touring unit, discusses the emotional aftermath of his death.

Billie Davies – 12 Volt (2013)

The 23rd Annual L.A. Music Awards has recently nominated drummer and bandleader Davies as “Jazz Artist of the Year” for 2013, a mere four years after she set up shop in Los Angeles and made it her home.

On Second Thought: Eric Burdon and the Animals – The Animals (1964)

Fronted by the incredibly powerful lungs of Eric Burdon, the Animals were one of the key players in the extremely influential British Invasion movement.

Something Else! sneak peek: Flash featuring Peter Banks – In Public (2013)

Something Else! sneak peek: Flash featuring Peter Banks – In Public (2013)

The live project that Peter Banks was completing at the time of the co-founding Yes guitarist’s death is set for release later this month. In Public finds him at work with his subsequent band Flash.

Neil Young and Crazy Horse, “Arc” (1991): WTF?! Wednesdays

Neil Young and Crazy Horse, “Arc” (1991): WTF?! Wednesdays

A mindless artist’s indulgence? Neil Young’s attempt at Metal Machine Music? “Revolution #9,” maybe?