Archive for July 17th, 2015

David Gilmour, “Rattle That Lock” from Rattle That Lock (2015): One Track Mind

David Gilmour, “Rattle That Lock” from Rattle That Lock (2015): One Track Mind

After a pair of largely meditative albums, David Gilmour sounds as if he’s just come fully awake on the lithe and propulsive “Rattle That Lock.”

Micky Dolenz is writing again, but not in the typical Monkees style

Micky Dolenz is writing again, but not in the typical Monkees style

The good news is, Micky Dolenz is writing new songs again, having last issued an album in 2012. The more interesting news is what they sound like.

Crowded House’s dark and tender Intriguer never stopped searching for the light

Crowded House’s dark and tender Intriguer never stopped searching for the light

Released this summer five years ago, Crowded House’s ‘Intriguer’ ended with the words “sweet dreams, make waves, find bliss.” They’d done just that.

Keith Richards, “Trouble” from Crosseyed Heart (2015): One Track Mind

Keith Richards, “Trouble” from Crosseyed Heart (2015): One Track Mind

Like the best of his Rolling Stones-rejuvenating late ’80s solo work, this new Keith Richards song comes off like a loose, late-night aside.

Just Us, “I Can’t Grow Peaches on a Cherry Tree” (1966): Forgotten Series

Just Us, “I Can’t Grow Peaches on a Cherry Tree” (1966): Forgotten Series

Just Us’ lost “I Can’t Grow Peaches on a Cherry Tree” shares a cozy kinship with the Everly Brothers, Chad and Jeremy, and Simon and Garfunkel.

Adrian Belew, “Idiom” from Flux (2015): One Track Mind

Adrian Belew, “Idiom” from Flux (2015): One Track Mind

With “Idiom,” the latest song for Adrian Belew’s Flux app, you’re reminded of his narrative and musical inventiveness – but also his underrated humor.

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