Archive for January 25th, 2014

Details emerging on new Fleetwood Mac album, tour with Christine McVie

Details emerging on new Fleetwood Mac album, tour with Christine McVie

Hawaii resident Mick Fleetwood has painted a more complete picture of how Christine McVie will be reintegrated back into Fleetwood Mac during an interview with the local Maui News.

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Sick of the Beatles? Rekindle your fading fandom with 10 lesser-known gems

Every one knows “Hey Jude,” “Yesterday,” “She Loves You.” To the point where you could (gulp!) start getting sick of the Beatles.

‘Expect even more mellotron’: Inspired by King Crimson, Steven Wilson purchases classic instrument

‘Expect even more mellotron’: Inspired by King Crimson, Steven Wilson purchases classic instrument

Fans will remember that Steven Wilson borrowed a critical piece of old-school equipment from King Crimson’s Robert Fripp while recording a well-received solo album recently. Wilson liked that MkII mellotron so much, he’s ordered his own.

One Track Mind: Tangled Eye, “Drinking Again” from Dream Wall (2014)

This song begins with a stumbling death rattle, all crepuscular menace, and then Dede Priest blurts out the title — and for a moment, it’s unclear, just who’s snot-slinging drunk.

Marco Sanguinetti – 8 (2014)

Marco Sanguinetti has just blown my mind. Unintentionally, of course. It is just that I have, for many years, avoided listening to albums which are heavy on the piano

‘Still feels like the first time’: For Daryl Hall, some Hall and Oates songs never get old

‘Still feels like the first time’: For Daryl Hall, some Hall and Oates songs never get old

Success can bring its own challenges for a group like Hall and Oates, which notched an initial charttopper nearly four decades back. When boredom sets in on stage, however, Daryl Hall says there’s a simple solution.

(Cross the) Heartland: Pat Metheny, “Sueño con México” (1979)

(Cross the) Heartland: Pat Metheny, “Sueño con México” (1979)

As an example of extraordinary beauty emanating from simplicity, it’s hard to top “Sueño con México.” In my mind, it nestles quietly alongside pieces such as Miles’ “So What” and Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme.”

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