Archive for May 18th, 2014

On Second Thought: Jamiroquai, “Canned Heat” (1999)

College student Matt Bray demonstrates the power of anyone with a little imagination and a whole lot of time can have to single-handedly put a long-forgotten dance floor hit back in the spotlight.

‘He is so theatrical, a true diva’: Queen’s Roger Taylor says Adam Lambert shows would thrill Freddie Mercury

‘He is so theatrical, a true diva’: Queen’s Roger Taylor says Adam Lambert shows would thrill Freddie Mercury

Band co-founder Roger Taylor also makes clear Queen is not trying to replace Mercury.

Jackpot, Tiger – Jackpot, Tiger (2014)

Taking their time uncovers the deeper complexities surrounding Jackpot, Tiger.

Tohpati, with Jimmy Haslip and Chad Wackerman – Tribal Dance (2014)

Impossibly labyrinthine but appealing harmonies combine here with a high level of acumen.

‘A great platform for lead guitar’: The Yardbirds’ tradition of gunslingers from Surrey continues

‘A great platform for lead guitar’: The Yardbirds’ tradition of gunslingers from Surrey continues

Ben King shares more than a spot in the guitar chair with Beck, Clapton and Page.

On Second Thought: Paul Simon – Paul Simon (1972)

On Second Thought: Paul Simon – Paul Simon (1972)

Simon blended familiar contexts with his first extended travels into world music.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Out Of The Ghetto” (2012)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Out Of The Ghetto” (2012)

<<< BACKWARD (“The New Breed”) ||| ONWARD (“Miss Marlene”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** “You’re a foxy lady. Your mama has a beautiful child. You’re built like a brick house and that’s no lie.” Wait a minute, did Donald Fagen sing that? Fagen is no stranger to funky songs as already demonstrated by “Slinky Thing” and Fagen hasRead More

One Track Mind: Iggy Pop, Nick Cave and Thurston Moore – “Nobody’s City” (2014)

One Track Mind: Iggy Pop, Nick Cave and Thurston Moore – “Nobody’s City” (2014)

The project doesn’t just pay tribute to Jeffrey Lee Pierce so much as expand his legacy.

‘The next one will be much more guitar-driven’: Kiss’ Paul Stanley eyes solo follow up to Live to Win

‘The next one will be much more guitar-driven’: Kiss’ Paul Stanley eyes solo follow up to Live to Win

Stanley actually toured his most recent solo album with the house band from CBS’s ‘Rock Star.’

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