Archive for April 27th, 2015

Steve Hackett, Rob Reed, Nick Beggs + others, “Spectral Mornings” (2015): One Track Mind

Steve Hackett, Rob Reed, Nick Beggs + others, “Spectral Mornings” (2015): One Track Mind

A benefit remake of one of Steve Hackett’s most memorable instrumentals gives us a rare musical – as well as altruistic – reason to listen.

Roger Waters discusses the Beatles’ impact on Pink Floyd: ‘There was a value in that freedom’

Roger Waters discusses the Beatles’ impact on Pink Floyd: ‘There was a value in that freedom’

Pink Floyd recorded its 1967 debut just one studio over from the Beatles at Abbey Road. But Roger Waters says that’s where the similarities end.

Badfinger’s stirring music has outlived their many tragedies

Badfinger’s stirring music has outlived their many tragedies

Marking the anniversary of Pete Ham’s birth on April 27, 1947, Beverly Paterson takes a look back at some of Badfinger’s greatest musical moments.

Graham Parker and the Rumor, “I’ve Done Bad Things” from Mystery Glue (2015)

Graham Parker and the Rumor, “I’ve Done Bad Things” from Mystery Glue (2015)

Graham Parker and the Rumour are all R&B-kissed coolness and trenchant aloofness here. In other words, they’re just what you want them to be.

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