Archive for March 11th, 2014

Carl Palmer – Decade: Celebration the Music of Emerson Lake and Palmer (2014)

Carl Palmer – Decade: Celebration the Music of Emerson Lake and Palmer (2014)

The concert featured in this newly released film took place in the year after what looks to be the final appearance of Emerson Lake and Palmer. Still, it’s clear that Carl Palmer had much more to add, as Decade — over the course of 12 tracks captured live on October 16, 2011 — reexamines, reshapes and ultimately reenergizes the ELPRead More

‘No epics on this album’: Alan White previews Yes’ new project with Roy Thomas Baker

‘No epics on this album’: Alan White previews Yes’ new project with Roy Thomas Baker

Yes drummer Alan White says the band’s on-going sessions with producer Roy Thomas Baker have little in common with a failed attempt at collaborating back in Paris in the late 1970s.

Chico Hamilton and Euphoria – The Inquiring Mind (2014)

Chico Hamilton and Euphoria – The Inquiring Mind (2014)

Chico Hamilton rose to individual fame in the 1950s with an Eric Dolphy-fired chamber jazz unit, but there was always something angular, something interesting and offbeat happening — even dating back to 1959’s That Hamilton Man, an album dominated by this quiet melancholy.

John Gorka – Bright Side of Down (2014)

John Gorka’s music reflects his life as a working troubadour, no matter how long it takes the albums to arrive. In the case of Bright Side of Down, it’s been five years since the folk singer’s most recent album of originals.

Something Else! sneak peek: Saun and Starr with the Dap-Kings, “Hot Shot” (2014)

If you are a fan of Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings (and we are), then surely you’ve marvelled at the coiled brilliance of her smooth and sultry backup singers — dubbed the Dapettes (and we have). Here’s a chance to sample their forthcoming debut album, as Saun and Starr take a rare step out front.

Jamie and Steve – Circling (2014)

Surely you know who these guys are, and if you don’t, you’re missing out on a lot of fantastic music! But for those not familiar with the twosome, they’re Jamie Hoover and Steve Stoeckel

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