Archive for April 15th, 2014

Leon Russell, “Big Lips” from Life Journey (2014): One Track Mind

Leon Russell, “Big Lips” from Life Journey (2014): One Track Mind

Leon Russell makes a bold return to “Big Lips,” and uncovers something randier, rawer and all together rascally along the way.

‘It will never look the same twice’: Adrian Belew offers a sneak peek at Flux

‘It will never look the same twice’: Adrian Belew offers a sneak peek at Flux

Now that Adrian Belew has returned from an extensive tour with the Crimson ProjeKCt, he’s focusing again on his inventive on-going solo project Flux.

‘Constructing it like it’s Lego’: Inspiration for John Waite’s ‘Missing You’ included Jimmy Webb, Paul Rodgers

‘Constructing it like it’s Lego’: Inspiration for John Waite’s ‘Missing You’ included Jimmy Webb, Paul Rodgers

John Waite’s most famous solo track, the charttopping 1984 smash “Missing You,” grew out of an amalgamation of people, of memories and of influences.

Chris Greene Quartet – Music Appreciation (2014)

Chris Greene Quartet – Music Appreciation (2014)

Chris Greene, and all of ‘Music Appreciation,’ builds in intensity and power but never forsakes subtlety.

A Budokan bash: Deep Purple filmed its April 12 show in Tokyo for future release

A Budokan bash: Deep Purple filmed its April 12 show in Tokyo for future release

Time for another legendary Budokan show? Following in the footsteps of Bob Dylan, Cheap Trick and, actually, the Ian Gillan Band, Deep Purple filmed and recorded its April 12, 2014 show in Tokyo for future release.

‘Working on a great Van Halen project’: Is David Lee Roth talking about a new album?

‘Working on a great Van Halen project’: Is David Lee Roth talking about a new album?

For fans eagerly awaiting a follow up to Van Halen’s 2012 reunion album, David Lee Roth has good news. Well, he has news of some sort.

Medeski, Martin and Wood + Nels Cline – Woodstock Sessions, Vol. 2 (2014)

Remember back in the late 90’s, when the then-little-known acid jazz trio Medeski, Martin & Wood got together with John Scofield and caused a funk-jazz commotion?

Into the Great Wide Open: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, “Mystery Man” (1976)

Into the Great Wide Open: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, “Mystery Man” (1976)

Tom Petty sets the record straight with Paul Zollo in Conversations With Tom Petty, concerning a very particular label that is often cast upon the Heartbreakers: “We’re always referred to as a Southern band,” he says.

The Jeremy Band – All Over The World (2014)

The Jeremy Band – All Over The World (2014)

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and owner of the highly regarded JAM label. That’s Jeremy Morris

Chuck E. Weiss – Red Beans and Weiss (2014)

I’ll say it right now: Red Beans and Weiss is the perfect album for the year 2014.

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