Archive for April 2nd, 2015

Levon Helm, “Dance Me Down Easy” from American Son (1980): Across the Great Divide

Levon Helm, “Dance Me Down Easy” from American Son (1980): Across the Great Divide

This is a setting, like the measured context of the Band’s early work, that perfectly suits – even as it amplifies – Levon Helm’s voice.

It’s unclear when, or if, Booker T. and the MGs will record again: ‘I’m not saying never’

It’s unclear when, or if, Booker T. and the MGs will record again: ‘I’m not saying never’

Silent for more than two decades now, Booker T. and the MGs have lost another member since their most recent studio project.

Todd Rundgren, “Rise” from Global (2015): One Track Mind

Todd Rundgren, “Rise” from Global (2015): One Track Mind

The sweeping, deeply inspiring “Rise” keeps the synths, even as Todd Rundgren begins looking outward rather than inward.

Chad Bradford, “A Day Before Tomorrow [A Day After Yesterday]” (2015)

Chad Bradford, “A Day Before Tomorrow [A Day After Yesterday]” (2015)

Chad Bradford’s new song “A Day Before Tomorrow [A Day After Yesterday]” simply buzzes with hit-single ingredients.

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