Archive for July 1st, 2014

One Track Mind: Tweedy, “Diamond Light Parts I and II” (2014)

Another song emerges from Tweedy’s new solo album, along with a bonus track.

Something Else! Interview: Jazz guitarist John Russell

Something Else! Interview: Jazz guitarist John Russell

“I’m not too much of a fan,” the free-form legend admits, “of the ‘jazz’ label.”

‘So laid back, and yet it’s so intense’: Deep Purple confirms new album for 2015, talks best ever

‘So laid back, and yet it’s so intense’: Deep Purple confirms new album for 2015, talks best ever

After eight years between releases, Roger Glover says “we can’t wait that long.”

Quiet Riot – 10 (2014)

Quiet Riot – 10 (2014)

This is not how I want to remember a band that was so important in my life.

S. Victor Aaron’s Mid-Year Best of 2014 (Fusion Jazz): Nels Cline Singers, Medeski Martin & Wood, Jaco Pastorius

S. Victor Aaron’s Mid-Year Best of 2014 (Fusion Jazz): Nels Cline Singers, Medeski Martin & Wood, Jaco Pastorius

Everything from ambient post-rock to improvisational, to scattered rock-jazz.

‘We were at the piano, banging it out’: Steve Cropper’s big break didn’t come from Stax Records

‘We were at the piano, banging it out’: Steve Cropper’s big break didn’t come from Stax Records

Instead, a friend’s dad took Cropper’s very first song to another legendary label.

Something Else! sneak peek: King Crimson, “Venturing Unto Joy, Pt. 1” (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: King Crimson, “Venturing Unto Joy, Pt. 1” (2014)

Fripp and Levin tussle with a nervous energy, while Harrison and Rieflin make a simply glorious racket.

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