Archive for November 19th, 2014

Steven Wilson promises another barefoot tour — oh, and a new album, too

Steven Wilson promises another barefoot tour — oh, and a new album, too

Expect Steven Wilson’s upcoming shows to include new songs from ‘Hand. Cannot. Erase.,’ and Wilson without any shoes on.

How would Richard Wright react to Pink Floyd’s The Endless River?: ‘I think he would have been thrilled’

How would Richard Wright react to Pink Floyd’s The Endless River?: ‘I think he would have been thrilled’

Pink Floyd’s record-smashing ‘The Endless River’ was built on leftover material from a renaissance era for Richard Wright.

Big Star – Live In Memphis (2014)

‘Live in Memphis’ makes the case for Big Star’s inclusion of two Seattle interlopers, showing how they grew as a band into the ’90s.

Nels Cline + Julian Lage – Room (2014)

Just two elite guitar players having fun with their immense talents, and it’s hard not to share in that fun as listeners.

On the Beatles’ first listen to the Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds: ‘John and Paul made me play it twice’

On the Beatles’ first listen to the Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds: ‘John and Paul made me play it twice’

Their silent wonder at the Beach Boys’ as-yet-unreleased masterpiece was offset, however, by a much different reaction from Keith Moon.

The Rolling Stones, “Rip This Joint” from L.A. Forum: Live in 1975 (2014): One Track Mind

The rockabilly punk of “Rip This Joint” provides an early glimpse into how Ron Wood would fit in with the Rolling Stones.

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