Archive for June 21st, 2014

Something Else! exclusive stream: Michael Dease, “Roppongi” from Relentless (2014)

Michael Dease’s big band take on “Roppongi” breathes new life into this little-noticed Randy Brecker gem.

Tomas Doncker Band – Moanin’ At Midnight: The Howlin’ Wolf Project (2014)

They pay tribute to a blues great, yet create an album that is very much their own.

‘It’s quite interesting’: Addition of original guitarist has changed the Yardbirds’ dynamic

‘It’s quite interesting’: Addition of original guitarist has changed the Yardbirds’ dynamic

Already, McCarty says he’s noticed a refocus on “the bluesier side of the band.”

Wolfgang Muthspiel, with Brian Blade and Larry Grenadier – Driftwood (2014)

Wolfgang Muthspiel has just begun with ECM but ‘Driftwood’ has the style and sonority of an old vet with the label. This sounds like the beginning of a beautiful relationship.

‘I don’t feel as if it was’: Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason clears up misconception about key Dark Side track

‘I don’t feel as if it was’: Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason clears up misconception about key Dark Side track

Nick Mason was the lone member of the group to appear in every different lineup.

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