Something Else! Interviews

Toto has concluded work on a new studio album: ‘It harkens back to another era’

Toto has concluded work on a new studio album: ‘It harkens back to another era’

Steve Lukather confirms that ‘XIV’ is at the mastering stage, even as Keith Carlock officially joins the Toto lineup.

Carmela Rappazzo, jazz vocalist: Something Else! Interview

Carmela Rappazzo, jazz vocalist: Something Else! Interview

So, I wondered, what’s a nice girl like Carmela Rappazzo doing in a place like jazz?

Luke Reynolds, singer-songwriter: Something Else! Interview

Luke Reynolds, singer-songwriter: Something Else! Interview

Luke Reynolds joins us to talk about his deeply intriguing new album ‘After the Flood,’ and how it advances his well-respected career.

Wilco’s Nels Cline on Room, his new Julian Lage collaboration: Something Else! Interview

Wilco’s Nels Cline on Room, his new Julian Lage collaboration: Something Else! Interview

We interview Nels Cline, who is set to release a guitar summit meeting with Julian Lage called ‘Room.’

Kenny Garrett, jazz saxophonist: Something Else! Interview

Kenny Garrett, jazz saxophonist: Something Else! Interview

Kenny Garrett on carrying the spirit of John Coltrane, and taking his audience on a journey.

Adrian Belew discusses the impact of FLUX on his recording career: ‘There are advantages we didn’t have before’

Adrian Belew discusses the impact of FLUX on his recording career: ‘There are advantages we didn’t have before’

Adrian Belew says his innovative new FLUX app will remove some of the inherent limitations that have always surrounded music making.

The Band’s Garth Hudson on why The Basement Tapes are still ‘special and treasured’

The Band’s Garth Hudson on why The Basement Tapes are still ‘special and treasured’

He carefully recorded and then stored ‘The Basement Tapes’ for decades. Now, Garth Hudson joins us to talk about this amazing trove of songs.

Hydra may be the best Toto album you’ve never heard: ‘That’s a cult classic!’

Hydra may be the best Toto album you’ve never heard: ‘That’s a cult classic!’

Released 35 years ago today, ‘Hydra’ showed the full breadth of what Toto could do. It’s influencing their new album, too.

Tony Levin on King Crimson’s latest bold move: “Truly ‘progressive’ progressive rock”

Tony Levin on King Crimson’s latest bold move: “Truly ‘progressive’ progressive rock”

Tony Levin talks about King Crimson’s remarkable propensity for rebirth, and what might be next.

An intriguing launch point, Trespass is Genesis’ forgotten album: ‘I guess, because it’s so early’

An intriguing launch point, Trespass is Genesis’ forgotten album: ‘I guess, because it’s so early’

The sophomore album ‘Trespass,’ released on Oct. 23, 1970, offered the first hints at where Genesis would go.