Rock Music

Steely Dan Sunday, “Bob Is Not Your Uncle Anymore” (2008)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Bob Is Not Your Uncle Anymore” (2008)

<<< BACKWARD (“Downtown Canon”) ||| ONWARD (“Upside Looking Down”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Walter Becker’s Circus Money covers a wide music landscape. The song, “Bob’s Just Not Your Uncle Anymore” appears — at least on the surface — to be a simple reggae track.

Grand Magus – Triumph and Power (2014)

After several friends highly recommended Grand Magus’ latest record, I decided to give it a quick listen.

‘It will be really interesting to see’: One song seems to be a lock for Hall and Oates’ Hall of Fame setlist

‘It will be really interesting to see’: One song seems to be a lock for Hall and Oates’ Hall of Fame setlist

Now that the sense of wonder has subsided for Hall and Oates, who waited through more than 15 years of eligibility, new questions arise for their belated Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. Namely, what they will play — and who will induct them?

Forgotten series: Linus and the Losers – Gone (2009)

Based in Sweden, Linus and the Losers make the kind of music “authority figures” once upon a time railed against, believing such sounds turned kids into rebels, criminals, and drug addicts.

‘Anybody that has a heart needs to be part of this’: Julian Lennon’s passionate defense of Mother Earth

‘Anybody that has a heart needs to be part of this’: Julian Lennon’s passionate defense of Mother Earth

In the years since his Top 20 platinum debut from 1984, Julian Lennon has expanded his artistic horizons to focus on photography, as well. A thread running through all of it is his advocacy for the environment.

Deep Beatles: “Free as a Bird” from Anthology 1 (1995)

Deep Beatles: “Free as a Bird” from Anthology 1 (1995)

The anniversary celebrations abound everywhere: 50 years ago, the Beatles first reached American shores, debuted on Ed Sullivan, and officially kicked off the Beatlemania era.

Exclusive video premiere: Reacta, “Sound of Drums” (2014)

Here’s a sneak peek into the upcoming debut release from alt-rock/indie pop band Reacta, titled Refraction. Based in Aguascalientes, Mexico, Reacta began as an instrumental group before combining with William Merritt Hendricks, an American troubadour.

Bipolaroid – Twin Language (2013)

The psychedelic influence of Pink Floyd’s Syd Barrett is undeniable with Bipolaroid, especially in the presence of singer-guitarist Ben Glover.

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Stage Fright” from Stage Fright (1970)

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Stage Fright” from Stage Fright (1970)

The Band had every right to this song, after what happened on that ill-fated night of April 17, 1969 at Bill Graham’s Winterland concert space in San Francisco.

‘One of the best times of my life’: Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks is hoping to tour with Dave Grohl

Stevie Nicks’ plate, already filled with Fleetwood Mac, solo projects and an acting job on American Horror Story, would be piled still higher if she had her way.