Archive for July, 2018

Redeye, “Games” from Redeye (1970): One Track Mind

Redeye, “Games” from Redeye (1970): One Track Mind

“Games” may sound too close to Crosby Stills Nash and Young to give Redeye a unique identity, but there’s still no denying its appeal.

Joe Mandica, “Unexpectedly” (2018): One Track Mind

Joe Mandica, “Unexpectedly” (2018): One Track Mind

Until the new album from the Initiative arrives later this year, we are fortunate to be treated to songs like Joe Mandica’s heart-tugging “Unexpectedly.”

Chris Carver, jazz composer and keyboardist: Something Else! Interview

Chris Carver, jazz composer and keyboardist: Something Else! Interview

Chris Carver joins us for an in-depth talk about his new album, how his musical vision has evolved and the benefits of having a second job.

Gideon King and City Blog, “Upscale Madhouse” (2018): Exclusive Song Premiere

Gideon King and City Blog, “Upscale Madhouse” (2018): Exclusive Song Premiere

Gideon King & City Blog are exclusively premiering their new song “Upscale Madhouse” here at Something Else!

This Is It! (Satoko Fujii) – 1538 (2018)

This Is It! (Satoko Fujii) – 1538 (2018)

Satoko Fujii’s newest combo is This Is It! and their debut album ‘1538’ can’t get much closer to improvisational music perfection.

Rod Harris Jr., “I Can’t Tell You Why” from Exits and Options EP (2018): One Track Mind

Rod Harris Jr., “I Can’t Tell You Why” from Exits and Options EP (2018): One Track Mind

Atlanta-based guitarist Rod Harris Jr. has released a worthy follow up to ‘The Counsel of Elders,’ his debut album.

Jan Hammer – Seasons Pt. 1 (2018)

Jan Hammer – Seasons Pt. 1 (2018)

Jan Hammer’s, ‘Seasons Pt. 1’ picks up right where Drive left off, continuing with his unique brand of wholly keyboard-based instrumental music that sits in a space between prog-pop, fusion jazz and New Age.

The Countdown 5 – Complete Recordings 1965-1969 (2018)

The Countdown 5 – Complete Recordings 1965-1969 (2018)

Complete Recordings 1965-1969′ finds the Countdown 5 reveling in the creative freedom of the era ā€“ and obviously having fun doing so.

Long Songs by Led Zeppelin, the Temptations, Yes, Iron Butterfly + Others: Odd Couples

Long Songs by Led Zeppelin, the Temptations, Yes, Iron Butterfly + Others: Odd Couples

Rock ā€˜nā€™ roll has always been considered music of the moment. Then bands like Led Zeppelin and Yes decided they wanted that moment extended.

Boz Scaggs – Out Of The Blues (2018)

Boz Scaggs – Out Of The Blues (2018)

Long past the hit-making phenomena of the ‘Silk Degrees’ years, Boz Scaggs is still providing some very good reasons to keep listening to him with his third return-to-my-roots record in a row, ‘Out of the Blues.’

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