Reissuing ‘Tug of War’ and ‘Pipes of Peace’ simultaneously poses an intriguing question: Is Paul McCartney inviting us to compare and contrast?
‘Tug of War,’ an album that chronicled Paul McCartney’s journey from fond reminiscing to grief to artistic rebirth, has aged well.
A badly needed reissue reminds us of Suburban Lawns’ focus on new wave excitement and subversion, bolstered by a sense of humor and of the odd.
Originally released on August 14, 1971, the Who’s ‘Who’s Next’ came to life again for me inside the confines of my Unproductivity Mobile Sound Lab.
Now that all of the Led Zeppelin reissues are in hand, here’s one last playlist featuring true finds from this Jimmy Page-curated series.
Bad Company was better than they were given credit for. And Paul Rodgers, these reissues make clear, ranks among the best rock singers of all time.
Here is a review of the 3-CD remastered version of Emerson Lake and Palmer’s classic 1972 release, ‘Trilogy.’ Jakko Jakszyk’s remix does the music justice.
This Mid-Year Best of 2015 list also includes J.D. Souther, Jose James, Luke Reynolds, Kevin Gilbert, Leslie Johnson, Joni Mitchell, Marc Cary and others.
Lost R&B legend Carl Hall gives each performance a gospel-infused, four-octave charge. And yet he somehow remains stubbornly obscure.
‘Normal as the Next Guy’ should have – once again – been more than enough to hot-wire a comeback for the Knack. So what went wrong this time?