Rock Music

‘There’s the guy!’: Bruce Springsteen on his chance meeting with fan from Springsteen and I

‘There’s the guy!’: Bruce Springsteen on his chance meeting with fan from Springsteen and I

For Bruce Springsteen, the recent documentary Springsteen and I offered an opportunity to glimpse inside the world of some of his most ardent followers. And, in at least one instance, to meet a surprised fan who was featured in the film.

One Track Mind: Jack White, “Lazaretto” from Lazaretto (2014)

One Track Mind: Jack White, “Lazaretto” from Lazaretto (2014)

With the second, and title track, from forthcoming Lazaretto album, Jack White makes a bold move away from the amped-up blues of the initial “High Ball Stepper.”

Tommy Malone – Poor Boy (2014)

Tommy Malone – Poor Boy (2014)

While the legacy of the Subdudes is firmly cemented as one of the uplifting and satisfying supergroups in recent roots music history, its front man is busy building upon his own legacy.

Forgotten series: Boeing Duveen and the Beautiful Soup, “Jabberwock/Which Dreamed It” (1968)

Forgotten series: Boeing Duveen and the Beautiful Soup, “Jabberwock/Which Dreamed It” (1968)

Claiming no connection to the aircraft enterprise, Boeing Duveen and the Beautiful Soup was actually a pseudonym for Sam Hutt.

Little Feat – Live in Holland (2014)

Little Feat – Live in Holland (2014)

We’ve heard Little Feat live, of course. Grooved along on 1978′s Waiting for Columbus, and let it all hang down with the Rockpalast Live set recorded during the same 1977 jaunt. But neither captured the long-gone Lowell George at the peak of his powers

Steely Dan Sunday, “I’m Not The Same Without You” (2012)

Steely Dan Sunday, “I’m Not The Same Without You” (2012)

“I’m Not The Same Without You” is a fine leadoff single from Sunken Condos. The song reached number 12 on the Billboard 200 and charted well in Japan in Europe as well.

‘I’ve discovered things’: John Oates on the benefits of a lengthy career with Hall and Oates

‘I’ve discovered things’: John Oates on the benefits of a lengthy career with Hall and Oates

Over the course of a record-smashing, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame career with Hall and Oates that began in the early 1970s, many things changed — and, John Oates says, that’s a good thing.

Bruce Springsteen – American Beauty EP (2014)

Bruce Springsteen – American Beauty EP (2014)

Bruce Springsteen’s American Beauty finishes with a multi-tracked solo celebration of 5 o’clock freedom, and a layered meditation on the shelter that love provides. But that’s not how it starts.

‘It had a beautiful melody’: Two new songs from Boston’s Brad Delp due in June

‘It had a beautiful melody’: Two new songs from Boston’s Brad Delp due in June

The Brad Delp Foundation is set to issue two never-before-heard songs on vinyl this summer, both collaborations with Steve Baker. Titled Two Days a Week, this new limited-edition 45 is due in June, just in time for the late Delp’s birthday

Marshmallow Overcoat – The Very Best Of (2014)

Marshmallow Overcoat – The Very Best Of (2014)

Fronted by the charismatic energy of Timothy Gassen, Marshmallow Overcoat has been keeping the spirit of psychedelic garage rock alive and kicking since 1986.