Archive for April 11th, 2014

Deep Beatles: “Hold Me Tight” from With the Beatles (1963)

Deep Beatles: “Hold Me Tight” from With the Beatles (1963)

Some Beatles tracks forged new sonic territory, and others just rocked hard. “Hold Me Tight,” a track off 1963’s With the Beatles, harkens back to their beginnings in Hamburg and Liverpool

Roger Waters, long-time Pink Floyd engineer James Guthrie to oversee remix of 1992’s Amused to Death

Roger Waters returns to his greatest solo triumph, 1992’s Amused to Death, for new stereo and 5.1 remixes with James Guthrie, the long-time Pink Floyd engineer. The forthcoming reissue, issued via Columbia-Legacy, will also include new content and graphics.

Chris Squire on the album Yes won’t be returning to in concert: ‘It definitely isn’t everyone’s cup of tea’

Chris Squire on the album Yes won’t be returning to in concert: ‘It definitely isn’t everyone’s cup of tea’

Yes has been presenting 1970s-era albums in their entirety on tour. There’s one, however, that apparently isn’t up for consideration.

Wilko Johnson + Roger Daltrey – Going Back Home (2014)

On Boxing Day 2012, I sat in my friend’s lounge enjoying a post-Christmas get together and the company of other friends. One of them was a music producer, and inevitably we got talking about music, groups he had managed and personalities. He told me that Wilko Johnson was doing very poorly

Garth Hudson remembers the Band’s beginnings: ‘All of it blended together’

Garth Hudson remembers the Band’s beginnings: ‘All of it blended together’

Garth Hudson discusses early inspirations, the impact of the Lowry organ, the Band’s embryonic period as the Hawks, and more.

The Friday Morning Listen: Neil Young – Are You Passionate? (2002)

Let’s talk about the Pono. You’ve never heard of it? Well, you’re not alone, though if audio (and its quality) really aren’t your thing, then you really can’t be blamed.

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