Archive for September 12th, 2014

‘Beautiful and so thrilling’: Jon Davison has found a creative spark with Yes’ Steve Howe

‘Beautiful and so thrilling’: Jon Davison has found a creative spark with Yes’ Steve Howe

They wrote two songs together on Yes’ new album, with more to come.

Peter White – Smile (2014)

Spirited and sophisticated, White builds on an impressive legacy with Al Stewart.

‘The band I always dreamed of playing with’: Ian Gillan faced an early decision between Deep Purple, Jesus Christ Superstar

‘The band I always dreamed of playing with’: Ian Gillan faced an early decision between Deep Purple, Jesus Christ Superstar

Let’s just stipulate that he made the right choice.

Anna Webber, with John Hollenbeck and Matt Mitchell – Simple (2014)

Webber laid bare her compositions, leaving it in a few, capable hands and in doing so, made them flourish.

Deep Beatles: “Things We Said Today” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Deep Beatles: “Things We Said Today” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

We hear hints of their impending musical evolution into Beatles 2.0.

One Track Mind: Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, “Our Story” (2014)

Heartfelt and elegant, this is a new swamp-pop standard in the making.