Archive for February 9th, 2015

Phil Collins’ Face Value launched his solo career, and reset Genesis

Phil Collins’ Face Value launched his solo career, and reset Genesis

Released on February 9, 1981, ‘Face Value’ is a time capsule of everything that made Phil Collins into Phil Collins, and maybe the best thing he ever did.

Leslie Johnson – The Leslie Johnson Project (2015)

Leslie Johnson – The Leslie Johnson Project (2015)

The Leslie Johnson Project finds this formidable Texas talent making passionate, funky and forward-leaning music firmly rooted in jazz and funk.

Ringo Starr promises a very collaborative 2015: ‘I love hanging out with musicians’

Ringo Starr promises a very collaborative 2015: ‘I love hanging out with musicians’

As a forthcoming album and tour attest, Ringo Starr is still getting a little help from his friends some 45 years after the Beatles’ ugly breakup.

Sasha’s Bloc + Jane Monheit, “Feels Like Jazz” (2015): Exclusive Something Else! stream

Sasha’s Bloc + Jane Monheit, “Feels Like Jazz” (2015): Exclusive Something Else! stream

Take a pre-war jazz era-inspired journey with this Jane Monheit-sung exclusive advance stream from the new album by Sasha’s Bloc.

Vanilla Fudge – Spirit of ’67 (2015)

Vanilla Fudge – Spirit of ’67 (2015)

Experimental rock at its finest and freakiest, ‘Spirit of ’67’ tells us Vanilla Fudge still has what it requires to stand apart in the crowd.

Andrew Drury – The Drum (2015)

Here is a review of Andrew Drury’s fascinating floor-tom drum experimentations, ‘The Drum.’

Beastie Boys’ ‘Some Old Bullsh*t’ found them at a crossroads

Beastie Boys’ ‘Some Old Bullsh*t’ found them at a crossroads

Twenty years ago, we got a more complete look at the punk-thrash beginnings of the Beastie Boys — and a hint as to what would come next.

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