Archive for November 23rd, 2014

Jerry Giddens + Killeen Foundry – Damn It Abby! (2014)

Jerry Giddens + Killeen Foundry – Damn It Abby! (2014)

A terrific collaboration with Killeen Foundry reminds us of everything Jerry Giddens was, and what he can still become.

Evan Parker, John Edwards + others, November 20, 2014: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Evan Parker, John Edwards + others, November 20, 2014: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Evan Parker and John Edwards offered soul music for the spiritually minded during a very special performance at the Vortex.

Velvet Underground, “Sweet Jane [Early Version]” (2014) : One Track Mind

Velvet Underground, “Sweet Jane [Early Version]” (2014) : One Track Mind

You hear this Velvet Underground classic as never before, without its now-familiar street-tough attitude, to say nothing of its insouciant gait.

Pink Floyd’s ugly split hasn’t soured Nick Mason on Roger Waters: ‘Still one of my oldest, dearest friends’

Pink Floyd’s ugly split hasn’t soured Nick Mason on Roger Waters: ‘Still one of my oldest, dearest friends’

Roger Waters once replaced his school-age chum Nick Mason with another drummer, during the contentious sessions for Pink Floyd’s ‘The Final Cut.’

Butcher Brown – All Purpose Music (2014)

With ‘All Purpose Music,’ the Virginia-based soul-funk-jazz quartet Butcher Brown shows why Nicholas Payton is so fired up about this band.

Best Steely Dan saxophone solos: Steely Dan Sunday

Best Steely Dan saxophone solos: Steely Dan Sunday

Here are Steely Dan’s five best sax solos, selected in tandem by our panel of Steely Dan authorities.

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