Archive for April 8th, 2014

The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, “Animals” from Midnight Sun (2014): One Track Mind

The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, “Animals” from Midnight Sun (2014): One Track Mind

In 1973, director Alejandro Jodorowsky put together a psychedelic mindfuck of a film called The Holy Mountain that became an underground sensation — in no small part because John Lennon and Yoko Ono put their stamp of approval on it

‘Always had a warm place in my heart’: A lost blues legend directly impacted early Hall and Oates albums

‘Always had a warm place in my heart’: A lost blues legend directly impacted early Hall and Oates albums

John Oates says a legendary Mississippi Delta bluesman who first rose to fame in the late 1920s ended up having a direct impact on the initial recordings by Hall and Oates.

On Second Thought: Joni Mitchell – Wild Things Run Fast (1982)

I’ve always loved the six degrees of separation concept as it relates to my musical discoveries. The career of Joni Mitchell is a perfect example of that.

Something Else! sneak peek: Neal Schon, “Exotica” from So U (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Neal Schon, “Exotica” from So U (2014)

Even as Neal Schon works on a long-awaited reunion with the Santana band, he’s unleashing a taste of what he calls “Latin fusion” from a forthcoming solo album with Marco Mendoza and Deen Castronovo.

Watch: Fascinating new video for Drive-By Truckers’ “Made Up English Oceans”

Watch: Fascinating new video for Drive-By Truckers’ “Made Up English Oceans”

There are times when a video is just a distraction, something that quantifies a song to the point where it no longer possesses that thunderclap of personal meaning. Then, there are videos that help you hear something else in a track you thought you already knew.

Something Else! Interview: Jazz singer Barb Jungr

Singer Barb Jungr is enjoying herself lately. With trips, tours and events, she is kept very busy. One important reason is she is in possession of something a lot of people want: her voice.

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