Archive for June, 2018

Carl Palmer, of Asia and Emerson Lake & Palmer: Something Else! Interview

Carl Palmer, of Asia and Emerson Lake & Palmer: Something Else! Interview

Carl Palmer discusses how ELP Legacy is boldly refashioning the Emerson Lake and Palmer catalog, and what the future holds for Asia after John Wetton’s death.

Evil Genius – Experiments On Human Subjects (2018)

Evil Genius – Experiments On Human Subjects (2018)

‘Experiments On Human Subjects’ is artful haymaking from Evil Genius. The tuba is having more fun than is probably legally allowed and if you’re predisposed for adventurous listening, you’ll have illegal fun too.

Yes, “Dangerous [Look In the Light of What You’re Searching For]” (1991): YESterdays

Yes, “Dangerous [Look In the Light of What You’re Searching For]” (1991): YESterdays

The finished version of “Dangerous,” released on Yes’ 1991 album ‘Union,’ stands in stark contrast to Steve Howe’s original demo.

Solitaire Miles – Jazztets with Willie Pickens (2018)

Solitaire Miles – Jazztets with Willie Pickens (2018)

Solitaire Miles is taking a quick break from her Susie Blue persona to dig back into her jazz roots.

Four Jacks and a Jill, “Master Jack” (1968): One Track Mind

Four Jacks and a Jill, “Master Jack” (1968): One Track Mind

Included among the array of oddities on AM radio in 1968 was Four Jacks and a Jill’s inventive, weirdly archaic “Master Jack.”

Chicago, “Till the End of Time” from Chicago XI (1977): Saturdays in the Park

Chicago, “Till the End of Time” from Chicago XI (1977): Saturdays in the Park

The song itself is a good one. However, there is one big problem with Chicago’s “Till the End of Time.”

Iron Butterfly, UFO, Humble Pie, Kansas + Others: Lost Hard Rock / Prog Recordings

Iron Butterfly, UFO, Humble Pie, Kansas + Others: Lost Hard Rock / Prog Recordings

The list is by no means exhaustive or definitive: Most people have their own personal choices for what they consider to be great lost recordings.

Donovan – Sunshine Superman (1966): On Second Thought

Donovan – Sunshine Superman (1966): On Second Thought

In the beginning, Donovan was often dismissed as a minor-league Bob Dylan. But he proved critics wrong with ‘Sunshine Superman.’

Toto, “I Will Remember” from Tambu (1995): Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “I Will Remember” from Tambu (1995): Toto Tuesdays

This series has often reflected on Steve Lukather’s depth as a balladeer. On Toto’s “I Will Remember,” he once again shines brightly.

Carl Weingarten – This Is Where I Found You (2018)

Carl Weingarten – This Is Where I Found You (2018)

‘This Is Where I Found You’ finds Carl Weingarten in a very good spot, musically speaking. With ample support and positivity oozing from his songs, Weingarten’s velvety revolution continues.

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