Archive for July 13th, 2014

Dave Douglas + Uri Caine – Present Joys (2014)

A private, warmhearted meeting of minds – and we were allowed to listen in.

Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers – Emergency Situation (2014)

Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers – Emergency Situation (2014)

Like Piazza himself, this restless delight never stays in one place for long.

Gimme Five: Overlooked Yes Albums (And Why Some of  Them Should Be)

Gimme Five: Overlooked Yes Albums (And Why Some of Them Should Be)

For every ‘Fragile,’ Yes has several other projects that are routinely ignored.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Talkin’ ‘Bout My Home” (1980?, unreleased)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Talkin’ ‘Bout My Home” (1980?, unreleased)

Catchy, but ultimately a bit less compelling than other ‘Gaucho’ outtakes.

Empty Hearts [Andy Babiuk, Wally Palmar, Clem Burke + Elliot Easton] – Empty Hearts (2014)

Empty Hearts [Andy Babiuk, Wally Palmar, Clem Burke + Elliot Easton] – Empty Hearts (2014)

Sturdy rock and roll that pays tribute to its influences without sounding trite.

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