Articles by: Nick DeRiso

Tony Kaye discusses his scary Yes Album-era injury: ‘We hit a car head on’

Tony Kaye discusses his scary Yes Album-era injury: ‘We hit a car head on’

Tony Kaye was on the way back from a Yes performance at Basingstoke in 1970, when the band was involved in a horrific crash.

Staple Singers, “Samson and Delilah” from Freedom Hwy. Complete (2015): One Track Mind

Staple Singers, “Samson and Delilah” from Freedom Hwy. Complete (2015): One Track Mind

There was no small amount of violence in Blind Willie Johnson’s original take, and that’s boldly recaptured in this unheard version by the Staple Singers.

Steve Wilson, “Spheresophically” (2015): Exclusive Something Else! stream

Steve Wilson, “Spheresophically” (2015): Exclusive Something Else! stream

Steve Wilson puts himself on an unusual situation here, and not just because this is his first new album release in 12 years.

The Band, “She Knows” from High on the Hog (1996): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “She Knows” from High on the Hog (1996): Across the Great Divide

Richard Manuel shows one final time why Rick Danko and Levon Helm always saw him as the Band’s true frontman.

Russell Malone, “Soul Leo” from Love Looks Good on You (2015): One Track Mind

Russell Malone, “Soul Leo” from Love Looks Good on You (2015): One Track Mind

In a rare turn as a leader, Russell Malone reminds us of his canny ability to play with both speed and emotion, power and space.

George Harrison remembered by Alan White, Joey Molland, Robben Ford + others

George Harrison remembered by Alan White, Joey Molland, Robben Ford + others

We’re celebrating the late George Harrison’s birthday by revisiting some signature moments with collaborators from his post-Beatles years.

Robben Ford with Keb Mo + Robert Randolph, “Justified” (2015): One Track Mind

Robben Ford with Keb Mo + Robert Randolph, “Justified” (2015): One Track Mind

Robben Ford’s new song is loose, truly collaborative — the opposite of those emailed digital confections so often dubbed “duets” these days.

Death Cab for Cutie, “No Room in Frame” from Kintsugi (2015): One Track Mind

Death Cab for Cutie, “No Room in Frame” from Kintsugi (2015): One Track Mind

Death Cab for Cutie show here that they know where they’ve been, but also a determination to carry that experience into vibrant new places.

Johnny Cash’s American VI: Ain’t No Grave was a rustic, spiritual, unbent farewell

Johnny Cash’s American VI: Ain’t No Grave was a rustic, spiritual, unbent farewell

Issued five years ago today, ‘American VI: Ain’t No Grave’ finds Johnny Cash in the midst of a bracing acceptance of his looming fate.

JJ Grey + Mofro, “Everything is a Song” from Ol’ Glory (2015): One Track Mind

JJ Grey + Mofro, “Everything is a Song” from Ol’ Glory (2015): One Track Mind

JJ Grey and Mofro get the forthcoming ‘Ol’ Glory’ off to a spirited start with the joyous, charmingly uncomplicated “Everything is a Song.”