Archive for May 5th, 2015

The Moody Blues’ John Lodge, “In My Mind” from 10,000 Light Years Ago (2015)

The Moody Blues’ John Lodge, “In My Mind” from 10,000 Light Years Ago (2015)

You hear something exceedingly rare for someone of John Lodge’s vintage and accomplishment: He’s pushing himself to new places.

Colin Webster, jazz saxophonist: Something Else! Interview

Colin Webster, jazz saxophonist: Something Else! Interview

Sammy Stein sits down with saxophonist Colin Webster to discuss those unlikely situations where you find the greatest musical connections.

Toto, “Takin’ It Back” from Toto (1978): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “Takin’ It Back” from Toto (1978): Toto Tuesdays

It’s difficult to believe, but keyboardist Steve Porcaro has made only three official vocal contributions to the Toto catalog.

David Torn – Only Sky (2015)

David Torn – Only Sky (2015)

David Torn has described himself as a “texturalist,” which is precisely the role he takes on every time he straps on a guitar, hits a pedal and twists some knobs. He’s applied himself in that role with vigor and uncommon instinct whether he’s in a group, creating a movie soundtrack or leading in his own recording projects. The latter partRead More

Chris Stamey, “Make Up Your Mind” from Euphoria (2015): One Track Mind

Chris Stamey, “Make Up Your Mind” from Euphoria (2015): One Track Mind

There’s much to pull out of Chris Stamey’s “Make Up Your Mind,” which only seems to grower richer as an experience with each successive spin.

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