Rock Music

Selling England by the Pound remains Genesis’ most complete album: ‘It fights off its shackles’

Selling England by the Pound remains Genesis’ most complete album: ‘It fights off its shackles’

‘Selling England by the Pound,’ issued on Oct. 12, 1973, found Genesis’ soon-to-vanish five-man lineup at the peak of its powers.

A new Steely Dan album? Here’s one that would be dandy: Steely Dan Sunday

A new Steely Dan album? Here’s one that would be dandy: Steely Dan Sunday

We humbly offer up suggested songs for a new Steely Dan album, culled from outtakes, live-only songs and one famous erasure.

Jeremy – Bright Morning Star (2014)

Jeremy – Bright Morning Star (2014)

Given the fact Jeremy Morris has been a seriously active presence in the independent music community for the past couple of decades and releases several albums a year, he is a widely recognized name.

Simple Minds, “Honest Town” from Big Music (2014): One Track Mind

Simple Minds, “Honest Town” from Big Music (2014): One Track Mind

Simple Minds are back with something unexpected, something personal — and something as involving as anything they’ve ever done.

Julian Lennon talks about his future musical plans: ‘I want to do something different’

Julian Lennon talks about his future musical plans: ‘I want to do something different’

Julian Lennon, having just released a deluxe box set, is looking ahead to his next project.

Pink Floyd, “Louder Than Words” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

Pink Floyd, “Louder Than Words” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

We review the elegiac, deeply moving “Louder Than Words,” as Pink Floyd finally puts to rest old arguments.

Robert Fripp answers critics as King Crimson tour concludes: ‘This is a pretty dopey undertaking’

Robert Fripp answers critics as King Crimson tour concludes: ‘This is a pretty dopey undertaking’

King Crimson just concluded an invigorating, return-to-form 20-plus date U.S. tour, their first since 2008.

The Successful Failures – Captains Of Industry, Captains Of War (2014)

The Successful Failures – Captains Of Industry, Captains Of War (2014)

The Successful Failures’ new album holds steady as an outstanding convergence of classic and contemporary rock.

Lloyd Cole – Standards (2014)

Lloyd Cole – Standards (2014)

Lloyd Cole strikes a smart balance between what he once was, and what he’s become.

AC/DC, “Play Ball” from Rock or Bust (2014): One Track Mind

AC/DC, “Play Ball” from Rock or Bust (2014): One Track Mind

AC/DC returns missing a key member, but none of its familiar sound.