Streams

Streams: Previously unheard live version of the Who’s “Pinball Wizard”

Streams: Previously unheard live version of the Who’s “Pinball Wizard”

Who fans can get a sneak peek at a previously unreleased live version of “Pinball Wizard” from the forthcoming limited-edition Tommy set — if you can crack a fun memory game at the band’s web site.

Exclusive stream: The Flower Kings, “White Tuxedos” from Desolation Rose (2013)

The disembodied voice of Richard Nixon — eerie, foreboding, completely full of it — heralds the arrival of this stark indictment of pols who tell you they want peace even while escalating conflict

Exclusive stream: Steve Hackett with John Wetton, “Afterglow” from Genesis Revisited: Live at Hammersmith (2013)

Exclusive stream: Steve Hackett with John Wetton, “Afterglow” from Genesis Revisited: Live at Hammersmith (2013)

John Wetton has found new levels of interpretive genius alongside Steve Hackett over the course of two loving looks back into the guitarist’s 1970s-era stint in Genesis — and “Afterglow” is no different.

Something Else! sneak peek: Van Morrison, “Into the Mystic [Take 11]” from Moondance Box Set (2013)

Something Else! sneak peek: Van Morrison, “Into the Mystic [Take 11]” from Moondance Box Set (2013)

As Warner Bros. gets set to release a sprawling five-disc reissue of Van Morrison’s breakthrough Moondance, here’s a chance to hear one of its tastiest extras — an alternate take on “Into the Mystic.”

Exclusive stream: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, “It Feels Like Christmas Time” (2013)

Sure, the leaves haven’t even started changing. The morning jackets are still coming off at lunch. But that doesn’t mean Christmas time isn’t just around the corner. Here’s proof

Streams: Los Lobos, “The Neighborhood” from Disconnected in New York (2013)

Streams: Los Lobos, “The Neighborhood” from Disconnected in New York (2013)

Los Lobos challenged themselves like never before on 1990’s The Neighborhood, as heard on this smart take on the title track from the band’s forthcoming live set Disconnected in New York.

Exclusive stream: William Shatner with George Duke and Billy Sherwood, “Where Does Time Go” (2013)

Exclusive stream: William Shatner with George Duke and Billy Sherwood, “Where Does Time Go” (2013)

A new prog-rock project from William Shatner has already garnered headlines for its collaborations with former members of Yes. Ponder the Mystery also includes final recordings with the late George Duke.

Exclusive stream: Brian Haas and Matt Chamberlain, “An Empty House” from Frames (2013)

The stream above premieres a choice track from the upcoming Frames LP (October 15, The Royal Potato Family) by Brian Haas and Matt Chamberlain.

Streams: Preview the long-awaited remix of Rush’s 2002 reunion project Vapor Trails

Streams: Preview the long-awaited remix of Rush’s 2002 reunion project Vapor Trails

Can’t wait for the badly needed — no, really, very badly — remix of Rush’s Vapor Trails? Here are 12 striking audio samples to tide you over until the updated disc arrives

Exclusive stream: Emerson Lake and Palmer, “Pictures at an Exhibition” from Live In Montreal 1977 (2013)

Exclusive stream: Emerson Lake and Palmer, “Pictures at an Exhibition” from Live In Montreal 1977 (2013)

Check out this signature tune from Emerson Lake and Palmer’s last performance with a 70-piece orchestra on their 1977 tour in support of Works.