Archive for September 28th, 2014

Johnny Marr, “Easy Money” from Playland (2014): One Track Mind

Johnny Marr, “Easy Money” from Playland (2014): One Track Mind

“Easy Money,” from Johnny Marr’s forthcoming solo album ‘Playland,’ is ridiculously listenable.

John Lennon, “Nobody Loves You [When You’re Down and Out]” (1974): Deep Cuts

John Lennon, “Nobody Loves You [When You’re Down and Out]” (1974): Deep Cuts

We return to a key, lesser-heard moment from John Lennon’s ‘Walls and Bridges,’ released 40 years ago this weekend.

One Track Mind: Grace Marino, “Survive” from The Initiative (2014)

One Track Mind: Grace Marino, “Survive” from The Initiative (2014)

Grace Marino’s “Survive” is a heart-gripping song from the Initiative’s terrific self-titled debut album.

On Second Thought: David Ackles, “Montana Song” from American Gothic (1972)

On Second Thought: David Ackles, “Montana Song” from American Gothic (1972)

Bombastic and wildly ambitious, but also deeply moving.

The Five Best Steely Dan Guitar Solos: Steely Dan Sunday

The Five Best Steely Dan Guitar Solos: Steely Dan Sunday

Wondering about the best Steely Dan guitar solos? Play air guitar along with fanatics John Lawler, Preston Frazier and S. Victor Aaron.

Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page were an embarrassment of riches for the Yardbirds: ‘There wasn’t very much space’

Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page were an embarrassment of riches for the Yardbirds: ‘There wasn’t very much space’

Everything would change when the Yardbirds tenures of Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page overlapped in 1966.

Stevie Nicks, “Twisted” from 24 Karat Gold (2014): One Track Mind

Stevie Nicks, “Twisted” from 24 Karat Gold (2014): One Track Mind

’24 Karat Gold’ gives Stevie Nicks a chance to finally get it right with “Twisted.”

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