Archive for February 1st, 2015

Daniel Rosenboom – Astral Transference and Seven Dreams (2015)

Restless trumpeter, composer, poet, bandleader and record label entrepreneur Daniel Rosenboom sets up a multitude of challenges for this ambitious pair of projects and meets every one of them head-on.

The Replacements collapsed in a heap of success with Don’t Tell A Soul

The Replacements collapsed in a heap of success with Don’t Tell A Soul

With ‘Don’t Tell A Soul,’ released on Feb. 1, 1989, the Replacements tried to move on from fashioning art out of chaos. Instead, they imploded.

The Bobby Fuller Four – KRLA King of the Wheels (1965): Forgotten Series

The Bobby Fuller Four – KRLA King of the Wheels (1965): Forgotten Series

Though now closely associated with Bobby Fuller’s tragic end, ‘KRLA King of the Wheels’ bottled all the strength and excitement this band briefly possessed.

Ex-producer Mark Hudson still piles praise on Ringo Starr: ‘He plays the song’

Ex-producer Mark Hudson still piles praise on Ringo Starr: ‘He plays the song’

Mark Hudson produced five Ringo Starr studio albums over a 10-year period beginning with 1998, and he says he learned something every time.

The J. Geils Band, “One Last Kiss” from House Party Live In Germany (2015): One Track Mind

The J. Geils Band, “One Last Kiss” from House Party Live In Germany (2015): One Track Mind

In the run up to the J. Geils Band’s early-1980s-era hitmaking period, they still possessed the bluesy party-band grit of their earliest days.

Santana will complete new reunion album this spring: ‘Like putting on a pair of old jeans’

Santana will complete new reunion album this spring: ‘Like putting on a pair of old jeans’

Initial work on the loose, improvisational ‘Santana IV’ was followed by a series of solo projects for Carlos Santana, Neal Schon and Gregg Rolie.

A second look at Doobie Brothers’ overlooked What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits

A second look at Doobie Brothers’ overlooked What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits

‘What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits,’ released on February 1, 1974, finds the Doobie Brothers at a near-peak of their early-era powers.

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