Archive for October 23rd, 2014

An intriguing launch point, Trespass is Genesis’ forgotten album: ‘I guess, because it’s so early’

An intriguing launch point, Trespass is Genesis’ forgotten album: ‘I guess, because it’s so early’

The sophomore album ‘Trespass,’ released on Oct. 23, 1970, offered the first hints at where Genesis would go.

Arun Ramamurthy Trio – Jazz Carnatica (2014)

South Indian jazz is practically Arun Ramamurthy’s life’s calling and he answers that call to virtual perfection with ‘Jazz Carnatica.’

The Band, “The Great Pretender” from Moondog Matinee (1973): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “The Great Pretender” from Moondog Matinee (1973): Across the Great Divide

This isn’t the broken-down Richard Manuel of lore. Instead, the Band’s lost legend sings ‘The Great Pretender’ with a palpable hunger.

Jon Anderson + Counting Crows’ Matt Malley, “Family Circle” (2014): One Track Mind

Jon Anderson has found something of a kindred spirit with Matt Malley on the new charity single “Family Circle.”

Nick Mason discusses possibility of Pink Floyd tour behind The Endless River

Nick Mason discusses possibility of Pink Floyd tour behind The Endless River

Will Pink Floyd regroup for a tour in support of ‘The Endless River’? Stalwart drummer Nick Mason explores the possibilities.

Manhattan Transfer, 1980: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Manhattan Transfer, 1980: Shows I’ll Never Forget

I arrived at the Minnesota State Fair completely unaware of who was playing that night. I left a life-long fan of Manhattan Transfer.

The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz shares his coping tips for a crazy schedule

The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz shares his coping tips for a crazy schedule

“No sex, no drugs, no rock ‘n’ roll,” the Monkees’ Micky Dolenz quips, before making a quick revision.