Archive for February 9th, 2014

‘It’s a real d**k move, man’: Okkervil River says Don Henley demanded cover song be taken down

Okkervil River should have paid closer attention to the saga between the Eagles’ Don Henley and Frank Ocean a few years ago.

Steve Cropper talks about his role in the founding of Derek and the Dominos: ‘I’ll have your ticket there tomorrow’

Steve Cropper talks about his role in the founding of Derek and the Dominos: ‘I’ll have your ticket there tomorrow’

Steve Cropper is known for his work with Booker T. and the MGs, Otis Redding and the Blues Brothers Band.

Something Else! sneak peek: Keb Mo, “The Old Me Better” from BluesAmericana (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Keb Mo, “The Old Me Better” from BluesAmericana (2014)

If you need any indication of how comfortable bluesman Keb Mo is, two decades after his well-regarded debut, look no further than the advance track from his forthcoming album BluesAmericana.

‘They hear it and it’s perfect’: Warren Haynes says the Band played key role in shaping new Gov’t Mule album

‘They hear it and it’s perfect’: Warren Haynes says the Band played key role in shaping new Gov’t Mule album

Warren Haynes learned a lot about one of his fellow performers at Love for Levon, the concert celebration of the life and music of the Band’s Levon Helm.

Pixies – EP1 (2013)

The Pixies’ EP1 came out in September of 2013 but I was late in listening to it — just as I was late to listening to the Pixies. My first encounter with the band was during their reunion tour stop at the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, 2005.

After Deep Purple tour, Steve Morse to focus on Flying Colors: ‘We’re working on it’

Deep Purple’s tour behind the well-received What Now?! continues into April through Europe, but thereafter look for new music from guitarist Steve Morse’s other band, Flying Colors.

Vintage Yoko Ono film helped Kevin Godley make Beatles video magic: ‘It was a joy’

Vintage Yoko Ono film helped Kevin Godley make Beatles video magic: ‘It was a joy’

Twenty years ago, director (and 10cc co-founder) Kevin Godley was approached about constructing a video for the reunited Beatles. The challenge was to craft something fresh from so many old things.

Nate Jones Band – The Nate Jones Band EP (2014)

Let’s face it, the criteria of what makes a good singer-songwriter record are usually straightforward: does the singer-songwriter sing well and two, does he sing good songs?

Steely Dan Sunday, “Upside Looking Down” (2008)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Upside Looking Down” (2008)

<<< BACKWARD (“Bob Is Not Your Uncle Anymore”) ||| ONWARD (“Paging Audrey”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** There is a certain elegance in Steely Dan and Donald Fagen albums that was missing in Walter Becker’s first solo release, 11 Tracks of Whack.

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