Archive for January 26th, 2014

Gimme Five: Toto’s Steve Lukather and David Paich on ‘I Won’t Hold You Back,’ ’99,’ others

Gimme Five: Toto’s Steve Lukather and David Paich on ‘I Won’t Hold You Back,’ ’99,’ others

Back in the studio for its first new album project since 2006, not to mention on the cusp of a major world tour with Michael McDonald, Toto has made a dramatic return to the spotlight.

Scott H. Biram – Nothin’ But Blood (2014)

I’ve always imagined that a one-man band would have to have something of a split personality, and Scott H. Biram certainly seems to back that theory up on his latest album

Gary Windo with Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason – Steam Radio Tapes (2014)

Never-before-released tapes find the late saxist Gary Windo collaborating between 1976-78 with a group that includes Nick Mason, but don’t go in expecting the visceral prog-influenced prog that marked Pink Floyd’s output of that era.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Downtown Canon” (2008)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Downtown Canon” (2008)

<<< BACKWARD (“Door Number Two”) ||| ONWARD (“Bob Is Not Your Uncle Anymore”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** I have a deep love for Walter Becker’s second solo effort, 2008’s Circus Money. It’s a love that far surpasses any other solo effort to date by Donald Fagen or Becker himself.

‘It was very nerve wracking’: Julian Lennon remembers his introduction to the Grammys

‘It was very nerve wracking’: Julian Lennon remembers his introduction to the Grammys

As the Grammy Awards return tonight, former best new artist nominee Julian Lennon looks back on his experience in 1986 — just after bursting onto the music scene with the release of his platinum debut Valotte.

The Nox Boys – Nox Boys (2014)

This new Pittsburgh-based band reminds somewhat me of the Black Keys and the White Stripes — if they were a lot younger and loved the Sonics instead of old blues.

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