Archive for January 26th, 2014

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: Gimme Five

Toto’s simmering slow jams (with the notable exception of the ageless “Africa”) seem to have lodged most completely in the public’s consciousness.

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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