Archive for October 28th, 2014

Ferenc Nemeth and Attila Laszlo [featuring the Yellowjackets’ Jimmy Haslip + Russell Ferrante] – Bridges of Souls (2014)

Here’s a review of ‘Bridges of Souls,’ a tasteful fusion excursion from Hungarian drum ace Ferenc Nemeth and Hugarian guitar ace Attila Laszlo.

The Kinks’ Dave Davies – Rippin Up Time (2014)

The Kinks’ Dave Davies – Rippin Up Time (2014)

The overall feel of this new album by the Kinks’ Dave Davies is one of reminiscence, for a time and a place now perhaps irretrievably gone.

Jack Bruce (1943-2014): An Appreciation

Jack Bruce (1943-2014): An Appreciation

In the aftermath of Jack Bruce’s long-awaited reunion with Cream, some people bitched. All I remember was watching in wonder.

Julian Leal – A New Beginning (2014)

Catchy songwriting, combined with imaginative breaks supply Julian Leal’s synth-poppy ‘A New Beginning’ with vitality and direction.

Throttle Elevator Music – Area J (2014)

Powered by the garage jazz-rock songs of Gregory Howe and Matt Montgomery with the brash saxophone stylings of Kamasi Washington, Throttle Elevator Music is back with a second helping.

Ian Gillan explains why Deep Purple shares songwriting credits: ‘We pioneered; we broke all the rules’

Ian Gillan explains why Deep Purple shares songwriting credits: ‘We pioneered; we broke all the rules’

Every member receives credit on every song from Deep Purple’s latest album — just as they did on Ian Gillan’s first one with the group.

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