Archive for January 28th, 2014

Aram Bajakian – there were flowers also in hell (2014)

Aram Bajakian had spent the last couple of years touring with the late, great Lou Reed, but this guitarist’s own music had been taking a walk on the wild side well before that.

Journey, “Lights” (1978): Almost Hits

Journey, “Lights” (1978): Almost Hits

Hard to believe that last week Journey’s Infinity had become thirty-six years old; I can still remember how fresh and exciting the album sounded when I first heard it.

‘It stopped working’: For the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, it’s about new music not meditation

‘It stopped working’: For the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, it’s about new music not meditation

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson held a free-ranging Facebook Q&A with fans on Monday, offering new insights into his forthcoming solo album

The Neighbours – Prime Numbers (2013)

I would be remiss to not acknowledge the influence of Elvis Costello and the Attractions’ Get Happy on Pittsburgh’s Neighbours

‘It’s just a habit at this point’: On Ringo Starr’s tandem drumming with Paul McCartney at the Grammys

‘It’s just a habit at this point’: On Ringo Starr’s tandem drumming with Paul McCartney at the Grammys

Many Beatles fans were disappointed when a much-anticipated Grammys reunion featuring Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney found Starr performing alongside McCartney’s regular drummer, Abe Laboriel Jr. That’s actually Starr’s preferred format these days.

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