Something Else! Interviews

'Changed my world': Songs of the Century producer Billy Sherwood on Supertramp

Producer Billy Sherwood takes us inside Songs of the Century: An All-Star Tribute to Supertramp, offering new insights into this guest-packed release devoted to one of the 1970s’ most underrated hitmakers.

Something Else! Interview: Geoff Downes, of Asia, the Buggles and Yes

Keyboardist Geoff Downes has never been busier, working by turns with each of the three bands he’s been associated with off and on since the turn of the 1980s — Yes, the Buggles and Asia.

Something Else! Interview: George Bunnell, of the Strawberry Alarm Clock

Boasting one of the most hilarious monikers in rock ‘n’ roll history, the Strawberry Alarm Clock has returned with Wake Up Where You Are — their first new album in more than 40 years.

'It was great fun': Mike Keneally on XTC, Frank Zappa and the enduring magic of Tarkus

By turns angular, poetic, experimental and gorgeously intelligent, Mike Keneally’s new collaboration with Andy Partridge more fully explores the lesser-known impact of XTC in his sound.

'He just owns that role': Chris Squire on Yes' new singer Jon Davison, and what's next

As Chris Squire and Yes retake to the road for another round of North American tour dates, the co-founding bass-playing leader of the band reflects on a season of change.

'It was magic': Greg Kihn on his indie start, subliminal messages in the 'Jeopardy' video

In many ways, it’s like getting your life back for Greg Kihn — best known for early-1980s hits like “The Break Up Song (They Don’t Write ‘Em Like That)” and “Jeopardy.”

Something Else! Interview: Trevor Rabin, formerly of Yes

It’s not like Trevor Rabin has disappeared since leaving Yes, not with dozens of movie scores to his name in the intervening years. Still, Rabin hadn’t released a solo project under his own name since 1989

Something Else! Interview: Bob Cowsill, of the Cowsills

Formed while siblings Bill (guitar), Bob (guitar and organ), Barry (bass) and John (drums) were still in school, the Cowsills went on to become one of the most popular bands of the late 1960s.

Something Else! Interview: Peter Holsapple, of the dB’s

When Peter Holsapple decided to reunite with the rest of the original dB’s, they vowed to take their time.

'One chance to pull it off': Adrian Belew on his thunderous Metropole experiment

Adrian Belew, coming off a fascinating collaborative effort with the Metropole Orkest, is set to revisit his celebrated tenure with King Crimson on an upcoming summer tour.