Archive for May 9th, 2014

‘I guess news was leaked’: David Coverdale makes a change in Whitesnake’s lineup

‘I guess news was leaked’: David Coverdale makes a change in Whitesnake’s lineup

Reports of the switch first leaked on social media, prompting an official statement.

Glenn Hughes of California Breed, Deep Purple + Black Sabbath: Something Else! Interview

Glenn Hughes of California Breed, Deep Purple + Black Sabbath: Something Else! Interview

Glenn Hughes, in conversation, is as expansive as his own strikingly multi-faceted career.

‘He’s sort of surviving’: Jim McCarty opens up about ailing Yardbirds legend Chris Dreja

‘He’s sort of surviving’: Jim McCarty opens up about ailing Yardbirds legend Chris Dreja

The Yardbirds’ co-founding rhythm guitarist hasn’t performed with the group since 2012.

One Track Mind: Willie Nelson, “The Wall” from Band of Brothers (2014)

One Track Mind: Willie Nelson, “The Wall” from Band of Brothers (2014)

Willie Nelson sounds at peace. At peace with where he’s been but, even more importantly, where he’s headed.

Sebastian Bach – Give ‘Em Hell (2014)

Sebastian Bach – Give ‘Em Hell (2014)

While I’ve quite enjoyed most of Sebastian Bach’s solo records, and ‘Give ‘Em Hell’ is no exception, I voice the same annoyance with each one.

Deep Beatles: “The Hippy Hippy Shake” (Star Club, 1962)

Deep Beatles: “The Hippy Hippy Shake” (Star Club, 1962)

The Beatles never recorded a studio version of “The Hippy Hippy Shake,” instead using the obscure Chan Romero barnburner to rev up early live audiences.

John Escreet – Sound, Space and Structures (2014)

Anglo-American outside jazz achieve near-perfect symmetry and empathy when pianist John Escreet expands his trio with the great Evan Parker.

One Track Mind: Chrissie Hynde, “You Or No One” from Stockholm (2014)

One Track Mind: Chrissie Hynde, “You Or No One” from Stockholm (2014)

Chrissie Hynde is exploring new textures, new emotions, new places. And that, really, is what solo albums are about.

The Friday Morning Listen: Bruce Springsteen – Born In The U.S.A. (1984)

The problem with the wide range and ubiquity of our networks is that we’re aware so much of society’s goings on…maybe too much.

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