Archive for December 27th, 2014

Dylan Howe – Subterranean (2014)

Focusing on the instrumental elements of David Bowie’s Berlin era allows Dylan Howe to brilliantly elaborate on those familiar themes.

Yardbirds’ impact on Foghat goes beyond nod in ‘Honey Hush’: ‘That was a spectacular night’

Foghat made an overt reference on “Honey Hush” to the Yardbirds’ Jeff Beck-era update of “Train Kept A-Rollin’.” Their connection goes further back.

Lake Street Dive, “What I’m Doing Here” (2014): One Track Mind

A stirring mixture of gospel and folk, Lake Street Dive’s “What I’m Doing Here” unfolds without artifice, without retakes, without technology.

Yoko Ono mulls over options for next project, from acoustic to hip hop: ‘Let’s just go forward’

Yoko Ono mulls over options for next project, from acoustic to hip hop: ‘Let’s just go forward’

Yoko Ono considers what’s ahead, and it might surprise anyone who has thrilled to her impressive run of No. 1 songs on the dance charts.

Tony Levin on King Crimson’s new sound ahead of live set: ‘A wonderful sharing of the beat’

Tony Levin discusses the 2014 King Crimson tour set to be chronicled in ‘Live at the Orpheum,’ and the return of a very special artifact from long ago.