Something Else! Interviews

Something Else! Interview: Mal Robinson of the Morning Dew

Morning Dew’s chops were tight and dynamic, and their songs bristled with melody and substance.

‘A great platform for lead guitar’: The Yardbirds’ tradition of gunslingers from Surrey continues

‘A great platform for lead guitar’: The Yardbirds’ tradition of gunslingers from Surrey continues

Ben King shares more than a spot in the guitar chair with Beck, Clapton and Page.

Something Else! Interview: Andy Babiuk on the newly formed Empty Hearts

Something Else! Interview: Andy Babiuk on the newly formed Empty Hearts

“I really don’t like it,” Andy Babiuk says, “when people call us a supergroup.”

‘It was a perfect storm’: Trevor Rabin and Jon Anderson on Yes’ most overlooked album

‘It was a perfect storm’: Trevor Rabin and Jon Anderson on Yes’ most overlooked album

Issued decades ago now, ‘Talk’ remains widely dismissed – when it’s not being ignored all together.

Something Else! Interview: Glenn Hughes of California Breed, Deep Purple + Black Sabbath

Something Else! Interview: Glenn Hughes of California Breed, Deep Purple + Black Sabbath

Glenn Hughes, in conversation, is as expansive as his own strikingly multi-faceted career.

‘Really magical, very powerful’: King Crimson to release Starless: Live In Europe

‘Really magical, very powerful’: King Crimson to release Starless: Live In Europe

As a multi-disc October set of live recordings from the early 1970s is announced, John Wetton remembers those heady times with King Crimson.

‘What a soul for New Orleans’: Allen Toussaint talks Dr. John ahead of Saturday tribute concert

‘What a soul for New Orleans’: Allen Toussaint talks Dr. John ahead of Saturday tribute concert

Dr. John’s flamboyant life and hoodoo-tinged music will be celebrated during a special concert event to be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014, in New Orleans as part of the Jazz and Heritage Festival.

Gimme Five: Joey Molland and Tony Kaye remember Pete Ham, Tom Evans and Badfinger

Gimme Five: Joey Molland and Tony Kaye remember Pete Ham, Tom Evans and Badfinger

Badfinger had endured its share of bad luck before April 24, 1975, to be sure. But everything changed on that awful day, when Pete Ham — singer and composer of so many of their hits — committed suicide.

‘Never thought this was going to happen’: Toto begins tour ahead of concert release, long-awaited new album

‘Never thought this was going to happen’: Toto begins tour ahead of concert release, long-awaited new album

A completely rejuvenated Toto begins its 2014 tour in Japan this week, even as a new concert film is set for release. They’re continuing work on a studio project too, the band’s first since 2006.

‘He left a heritage’: Garth Hudson, Amy Helm, Steve Berlin and Jimmy Vivino on Levon Helm

‘He left a heritage’: Garth Hudson, Amy Helm, Steve Berlin and Jimmy Vivino on Levon Helm

Levon Helm’s music was a homey as it was connective — with his history, with everyone’s.