‘Steve McQueen,’ released this month in 1985, should’ve hurtled Prefab Sprout to fame in MTV-era America. Instead, they remained curiously anonymous.
Something Else! Interviews
Released in June of 1986, Emerson Lake and Powell represented a brawny, 1980s-era update of the old ELP sound — courtesy in part of a different drummer whose name also happened to begin with P. Seems Carl Palmer, co-founder with Greg Lake and Keith Emerson of Emerson Lake and Palmer, became unavailable due to contractual obligations with his other bandRead More
Perhaps best known for a stint in Supertramp, Marty Walsh is a do-anything sessions guitarist you’ve heard – even if you don’t think you’ve heard of him.
Neal Schon takes us inside the unique guitar sound from Journey’s “I’ll Be Alright Without You,” released on May 27, 1986 as part of ‘Raised on Radio.’
Preston Frazier talks to Australian progger Ben Craven about his well-regarded career, his next album and his intriguing new music delivery system.
Sammy Stein sits down with saxophonist Colin Webster to discuss those unlikely situations where you find the greatest musical connections.
Mike Tiano on how one of the best movies ever made, Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Vertigo,’ nearly wasn’t.
Released as part of ‘Tug of War’ in April 1982, “Take It Away” is McCartney’s last best pop hit – but there was a darker undercurrent at work.
Miles Davis sideman Lenny White talks about recording the groundbreaking, genre-shattering ‘Bitches Brew,’ released in April of 1970.
Credit David Bowie for understanding how to cast his latest iteration. But also Chic for having the goods to make that nascent vision a reality.