Archive for January 22nd, 2014

‘We know already that works’: More Queen shows with Adam Lambert still possible

‘We know already that works’: More Queen shows with Adam Lambert still possible

As Adam Lambert continues work on his newest studio effort, Roger Taylor promotes his own solo album and Brian May performs select dates with Kerry Ellis, the chances of a Queen + Adam Lambert tour have begun to seem increasingly remote. Not so fast.

Movies: The Byrd Who Flew Alone: The Triumphs and Tragedy of Gene Clark (2013)

Movies: The Byrd Who Flew Alone: The Triumphs and Tragedy of Gene Clark (2013)

This newly released documentary on the ex-Byrds singer-songwriter Gene Clark is not only very much welcome, but long overdue.

Something Else! sneak peek: The Fleshtones, “Remember the Ramones” from Wheel of Talent (2014)

Is there a better group of guitar-banging, snare-splitting garage-band coolsters to pay tribute to the Ramones, really? The Fleshtones simply floor it on “Remember the Ramones,” to the point where there is scarcely enough time to fit in all of the words.

’90 percent of who I am today’: Carlos Santana’s guitar inspiration might surprise you

’90 percent of who I am today’: Carlos Santana’s guitar inspiration might surprise you

In the midst of a long-hoped-for reunion of the classic-era edition of his old band, Carlos Santana is giving credit to drummer Michael Shreive for his role in creating Santana’s signature sound.

Gimme Five: ABC Movie of the Week, with Sally Field, Dennis Weaver, James Caan

Gimme Five: ABC Movie of the Week, with Sally Field, Dennis Weaver, James Caan

Unlike 1980s miniseries full of glamour and glitz or 1990s relationship-themed cable movies, 1970s TV movies were sleazy, scary, dopey or just plain weird. They were characterized by schlock, horror and the occasional tearjerker or social commentary.

‘I actually wasn’t too aware of her’: Phil Collins’ initial post-retirement project will be with … Adele?

When Phil Collins mentioned coming out of his premature retirement last year, the expectation was that he would start working with Genesis again. Or maybe Peter Gabriel. At the very least, Philip Bailey, right?

WTF?! Wednesdays: Matmos, “Tract for Valerie Solanas” (2006)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Matmos, “Tract for Valerie Solanas” (2006)

You might be asking yourself, “Self, what does a cow’s uterus have to do with music? And what does this have to do with Andy Warhol?”

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