Archive for June 23rd, 2014

‘He’s like our hidden weapon’: Neal Schon on the overlooked vocal talent of Journey’s Deen Castronovo

‘He’s like our hidden weapon’: Neal Schon on the overlooked vocal talent of Journey’s Deen Castronovo

A Castronovo-sung single from Schon’s new solo album shot into the Top 5.

Melissa Aldana and Crash Trio – Melissa Aldana and Crash Trio (2014)

Ready or not, here comes 2013’s Monk International Competition saxophone winner Melissa Aldana. ‘Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio’ marks a solid first step in the post-Big Win phase of her young career.

‘I’m going to go out on a limb’: Steve Cropper on how technology is ruining modern music

‘I’m going to go out on a limb’: Steve Cropper on how technology is ruining modern music

Cropper is set for another European tour with the Animals later this year.

Forgotten series: Bob Carpenter – Silent Passage (1984)

In the melancholy wisdom of his lyrics, this lost singer-songwriter has very few rivals.