Archive for June 12th, 2014

The Who – Quadrophenia: Live in London (2014)

The Who – Quadrophenia: Live in London (2014)

Daltrey’s voice has appreciably aged, Townshend’s windmill has slowed. But they hold nothing back.

One Track Mind: Medeski Scofield Martin and Wood, “Sham Time” from Juice (2014)

You won’t be able to keep completely still while listening to this.

‘It was kind of tragic’: David Gilmour on joining Pink Floyd as his friend Syd Barrett faltered

‘It was kind of tragic’: David Gilmour on joining Pink Floyd as his friend Syd Barrett faltered

After briefly trying a five-man lineup with Barrett, Gilmour admits they “ceased to go pick him up.”

Something Else! Interview: Dave Munden of the Tremeloes

Celebrating a band that crafted picture-perfect tunes pulsating with energy and passion.

One Track Mind: Peter Frampton, “Hummingbird in a Box” from Hummingbird in a Box (2014)

One Track Mind: Peter Frampton, “Hummingbird in a Box” from Hummingbird in a Box (2014)

Frampton isn’t the superstar he once was, but his playing has never been better.

The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson aims to compose alone: ‘I’ve had it with collaborators’

The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson aims to compose alone: ‘I’ve had it with collaborators’

As for his old bandmates, Wilson says: “They were just not as good as writers.”

Keith Jarrett and Charlie Haden – Last Dance (2014)

Though Haden is battling polio, he meets an old friend at their peak capacity.

The Band, “Acadian Driftwood” from Northern Lights-Southern Cross (1975): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “Acadian Driftwood” from Northern Lights-Southern Cross (1975): Across the Great Divide

One of their final aggregate triumphs traces a tale of alienation and redemption.