Archive for February 6th, 2014

Cafe Oto has helped transform east London: ‘It is very, very good for the music’

Cafe Oto has helped transform east London: ‘It is very, very good for the music’

By day, it is just another cafe. However, at night Cafe Oto is a very different place.

One Track Mind: Robben Ford, “Cut You Loose” from A Day in Nashville (2014)

One Track Mind: Robben Ford, “Cut You Loose” from A Day in Nashville (2014)

From an aptly named album, Robben Ford’s new track “Cut You Loose” sounds like what it is: A knee-slappingly fun good time, recorded of a piece — like a live album, but without the crowd noise.

Something Else! columnist Kit O’Toole to speak at international Beatles conference

Something Else! columnist Kit O’Toole to speak at international Beatles conference

Something Else! columnist Kit O’Toole is set to speak at a conference called “It Was 50 Years Ago Today: An International Beatles Celebration,” to be held this week at Penn State-Altoona.

Long-awaited Jack Bruce solo release to include collaborators from Cream, Spectrum Road

Long-awaited Jack Bruce solo release to include collaborators from Cream, Spectrum Road

Cream legend Jack Bruce’s first solo album in a decade finds him collaborating with Phil Manzanera of Roxy Music/Pink Floyd fame, the Scorpions’ Uli Jon Roth, Robin Trower, John Medeski and Cindy Blackman Santana. Steam a sample of “Fields of Forever” here!

‘Wanted to keep that good feeling going’: Glenn Hughes, Jason Bonham announce post-Black Country Communion group

‘Wanted to keep that good feeling going’: Glenn Hughes, Jason Bonham announce post-Black Country Communion group

Glenn Hughes will once again by working with drummer Jason Bonham in a just-announced post-Black Country Communion band called California Breed. The trio is rounded out by Andrew Watt

The Band, “The Rumor” from Stage Fright (1970): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “The Rumor” from Stage Fright (1970): Across the Great Divide

The Band’s ‘Stage Fright,’ it seems, could only have ended in one of two ways: Damnation or salvation. “The Rumor” seems to represent the latter.

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