This denuded 1970 solo live date, situated subsequent to the newly released After the Gold Rush and before his equally well-received Harvest, finds Neil Young at the peak of his ruminative powers.
Archive for December 3rd, 2013
Joey Molland returns for his first solo album since 2001’s This Way Up, and it’s unlike anything from the guitarist’s seminal power pop work with Badfinger. Check out the album’s opening cut here!
Steve Cropper has claimed his share of accolades as a guitarist, finishing at No. 35 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 100 greatest and while ending up at No. 2 on the Mojo list. But who’s his favorite?
Here’s the answer to that question, “what to do for an encore after such a note-perfect quiet storm groove tune as ‘What You Won’t Do For Love’?”
Xiu Xiu vocalist Jamie Stewart enlists Ches Smith and These Arches to record a Nina Simone tribute record. The resulting NINA is one of the weirdest records of 2013.
There was a time when Boston could do no wrong. Their 1976 debut album dominated the rock scene with that signature combination of Tom Scholz’ guitar cathedrals and Brad Delp’s soaring vocals.