Archive for April 10th, 2014

The Both, “Milwaukee” from The Both (2014): One Track Mind

If you were wondering how the perennially circumspect Aimee Mann came to be in a band called the Both with riffy indie-rocker Ted Leo, look no further than the aptly titled “Milwaukee” from their forthcoming eponymous debut.

‘Then they got the call’: Time Fades Away reissue was already pressed when Neil Young changed his mind

‘Then they got the call’: Time Fades Away reissue was already pressed when Neil Young changed his mind

Fans were understandably taken aback when Neil Young suddenly pulled Time Fades Away from the list of releases for Record Store Day, though they likely assumed he simply wanted to continue tinkering with the out-of-print 1973 live document.

Black Label Society – Catacombs of the Black Vatican (2014)

After the lackluster Shot to Hell — the band’s weakest album — in 1996, Black Label Society, which had been churning out pretty much an album a year to that point, took an extended break. Zakk Wylde returned with a vengeance on 2010’s Order of the Black, finding the fire again and punishing eardrums across the metal world. The band’sRead More

Something Else! sneak peek: Emperors of Wyoming, “Rebirth of the Cool” (2014)

How appropriate that the Emporers of Wyoming, a Butch Vig band more than three decades in the making, has fashioned a folk-reverie out of the Afghan Whigs’ crunchy “Rebirth Of The Cool.”

Daniel Rosenboom Quintet – Fire Keeper (2014)

We’ve firmly established a few things about Daniel Rosenboom from his Best of 2013 release Book of Omens: he’s a fearless composer, bandleader, and trumpet player who lunges headfirst into the frontiers of modern progressive jazz

The Band + Emmylou Harris, “Evangeline” from The Last Waltz (1978): Across the Great Divide

The Band + Emmylou Harris, “Evangeline” from The Last Waltz (1978): Across the Great Divide

There could have been no more perfect moment for Emmylou Harris’ timelessly lonesome sound to intertwine with Rick Danko’s and Levon Helm’s, as the Band relays the horror of a riverboat settling to the bottom of Big Muddy.

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