Archive for March 14th, 2015

Meet ‘The Wrecking Crew’: Largely anonymous studio geniuses behind countless hits

Meet ‘The Wrecking Crew’: Largely anonymous studio geniuses behind countless hits

‘The Wrecking Crew’ is an intriguing look at the typically anonymous musicians who helped complete so many hits of the Baby Boomer era.

Mumford and Sons, “Believe” from Wilder Mind (2015): One Track Mind

Mumford and Sons, “Believe” from Wilder Mind (2015): One Track Mind

Mumford and Sons’ electrified “Believe” feels more like an evolution, organic and heartfelt, than a sharp right turn.

Ian Gillan expounds on his shocking split with Ritchie Blackmore: ‘I didn’t want Deep Purple to be that way’

Ian Gillan expounds on his shocking split with Ritchie Blackmore: ‘I didn’t want Deep Purple to be that way’

Deep Purple’s stunning breakup with founding guitarist Ritchie Blackmore was about more than personality clashes, Ian Gillan says.

Bernard Allison – In The Mix (2015)

Here is a review of ‘In The Mix,’ the first album in almost five years by the multi-talented contemporary bluesman Bernard Allison.

Top Topham came first, but he’s moved by this Yardbirds successor: ‘I have to tip my hat’

Top Topham came first, but he’s moved by this Yardbirds successor: ‘I have to tip my hat’

Top Topham was, until his recent return, the forgotten founding guitarist of the Yardbirds. He heaps praise now on one of those who followed.