Streams

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.

Exclusive stream: Master Musicians of Jajouka with Medeski Martin and Wood, “Hand of Fatima” (2013)

Exclusive stream: Master Musicians of Jajouka with Medeski Martin and Wood, “Hand of Fatima” (2013)

The story of the Master Musicians of Jajouka is one of the most intriguing stories in music, and also quite possibly the longest-running one.

Exclusive stream: Tommy Bolin, “Spanish Lover [Instrumental]” from Whirlwind (2013)

Exclusive stream: Tommy Bolin, “Spanish Lover [Instrumental]” from Whirlwind (2013)

Tommy Bolin’s instrumental version of “Spanish Lover” is a highlight of the forthcoming Purple Pyramid release Whirlwind, which features rare and previously unreleased tracks

Streams: Collective Soul’s Ed Roland and the Sweet Tea Project, “Love Won’t Bring Us Down” (2013)

Ed Roland has left his post with Collective Soul before, working with the supergroup Kings of Chaos. But the Sweet Tea Project is more personal, closer to his roots in the Atlanta, Georgia, area.

Exclusive stream: The Jeff Lorber Fusion featuring Larry Koonse, “Solar Wind” (2013)

A fresh new funky tune with a percolating groove, twisting sax/keyboard lines, and bubbling, tasty jazz guitar licks. That can only mean one thing: The Jeff Lorber Fusion is set to return

Exclusive stream: Harry Nilsson, “Old Dirt Road [Alternate]” from Flash Harry (1980; 2013 reissue)

Exclusive stream: Harry Nilsson, “Old Dirt Road [Alternate]” from Flash Harry (1980; 2013 reissue)

The long-hoped-for reissue of Harry Nilsson’s final full-length solo album would be big enough news. How about an all-new version of his John Lennon collaboration “Old Dirt Road”?

Exclusive stream: Peter Frampton with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, “Gold Dust Woman” (2013)

Exclusive stream: Peter Frampton with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, “Gold Dust Woman” (2013)

Musical worlds collide in the most interesting of ways with this exclusive stream, as 1970s guitar god Peter Frampton joins the Royal Philharmonic to do a Fleetwood Mac song.

Exclusive stream: Billy Cobham, “Crosswinds/ Stratus” from Compass Point (2013)

This exclusive in-concert stream from Billy Cobham, one of jazz rock’s most powerful drummers but also one of its most rhythmically intriguing, combines key moments from two-early 1970s solo efforts.