Is ‘Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath Vol. II’ better than the original, one of 2014’s best rock albums?
Archive for October, 2016
Let’s stalk through the rock ‘n’ roll graveyard and dig up some of the scariest music on this side of the mortal curtain from Joy Division and others.
True to its name, James Brandon Lewis’ classic hip hop/jazz hybrid ‘No Filter’ puts seemingly nothing between what he hears in his head and what you hear on this record.
I’ve long thought Peter Cetera was underrated as a bass player, and Chicago’s “Happy ‘Cause I’m Goin’ Home” illustrates the point.
Steve Elliott caught up with Dan Ropek, author of ‘Tragic Magic: The Life of Traffic’s Chris Wood,’ to discuss this often-overlooked figure in rock.
‘More Figs And Blue Things’ is the engaging second chapter from the story of the young gifted alto saxophonist Alex LoRe.
While it’s not their best, ‘Mr. Friendly’ is still proof that Toto, even at their weaker moments, was and still is light years beyond other bands.
Sam Eastmond, a trumpet player with an eclectic musical taste, writes from his own particular sound world of sources and inspiration.
Why is Chicago’s “At the Sunrise” overlooked? Maybe because ‘Chicago III’ has so many great songs, and this one falls through the cracks?
Who would’ve thought, at this late date, that we’d ever see a book focused on Chris Wood, the spirit of Traffic?