Articles by: Steve Elliott

Jethro Tull’s Mick Abrahams – Revived! (2015)

Jethro Tull’s Mick Abrahams – Revived! (2015)

Founding Jethro Tull guitarist Mick Abrahams is back after a health scare with an endlessly diverse album featuring many of his famous friends.

Jacco Gardner – Hypnophobia (2015)

Jacco Gardner – Hypnophobia (2015)

Jacco Gardner’s fine new second album ‘Hypnophobia’ channels the spirit of Pink Floyd’s Syd Barrett circa 1967.

Ultimate Painting, “Riverside” (2015): One Track Mind

Ultimate Painting, “Riverside” (2015): One Track Mind

Ultimate Painting’s “Riverside” is one of those songs which drift slowly into your head, and it’s hard to resist a replay.

James Wilsey, former Chris Isaak guitarist: Something Else! Interview

James Wilsey, former Chris Isaak guitarist: Something Else! Interview

Steve Elliott caught up with guitarist James Calvin Wilsey, who made his studio debut with Chris Isaak on the January 10, 1985 release ‘Silvertone.’

Pete Molinari, folk-rock modernist – Something Else! Interview

He questions the idea of originality anymore, but his music makes the case.

Something Else! Interview: Al Hotchkiss, indie psych folk rocker

Haunting and compelling, his music is perhaps best suited for night time.

On Second Thought: The June – Magic Circles (2009)

The surprise is a cover of a lesser-known gem from Badfinger’s Pete Ham.

On Second Thought: The Above – The Above (2010)

On Second Thought: The Above – The Above (2010)

This Brooklyn five-piece races down Carnaby Street, circa 1966.

Forgotten series: RPM Records Sampler: How’s About That Then? (2005)

Forgotten series: RPM Records Sampler: How’s About That Then? (2005)

Check this out!: Leo Sayer gets downright funky. Yes, Leo Sayer.

One Track Mind: Greg ‘Stackhouse’ Prevost, “Mr. Charlie/Rolling Stone Blues” (2012)

One Track Mind: Greg ‘Stackhouse’ Prevost, “Mr. Charlie/Rolling Stone Blues” (2012)

Prevost is in a stripped-to-the-bone solo acoustic traditional blues mode.