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Jon Anderson and Jean-Luc Ponty collaborative CD/DVD readied for release; tour dates announced.

Jon Anderson and Jean-Luc Ponty collaborative CD/DVD readied for release; tour dates announced.

Jon Anderson and Jean-Luc Ponty’s long-awaited collaborative CD/DVD is coming soon; more tour dates are announced.

Merzbow/Pandi/Gustafsson with Thurston Moore – Cuts of Guilt, Cuts Deeper (2015)

Merzbow/Pandi/Gustafsson with Thurston Moore – Cuts of Guilt, Cuts Deeper (2015)

This ain’t pop music, ladies and gentleman. It’s a party of noise.

Toto, “99” from Hydra (1979) Toto Tuesdays

Toto, “99” from Hydra (1979) Toto Tuesdays

A Steve Lukather-sung ballad, “99” did respectively enough, reaching the Top 40. But why wasn’t it Toto’s biggest hit to that point?

Yes’ Chris Squire was the quintessential rock star and consummate musician

Yes’ Chris Squire was the quintessential rock star and consummate musician

Mike Tiano shares personal memories of the late Chris Squire, as well as a classic interview that sheds new light on the Yes stalwart’s towering legacy.

Kait Dunton – trioKAIT (2015)

Kait Dunton – trioKAIT (2015)

Kait Dunton’s creative, embraceable, contemporary take on the ol’ acoustic jazz trio makes the jazz idiom fresh and exciting again.

The Time, “Donald Trump [Black Version]” (1990): One Track Mind

The Time, “Donald Trump [Black Version]” (1990): One Track Mind

Donald Trump is a big name in real estate, presidential politics … and sultry, slow dance numbers.

John Wetton’s complex relationship with a signature Asia tune: ‘American guys went: Yes!’

John Wetton’s complex relationship with a signature Asia tune: ‘American guys went: Yes!’

John Wetton admits that ‘Alpha,’ released on July 26, 1983, contained “one of the most identifiable Asia songs.” But he struggles with its message today.

The Jigsaw Seen, “Have A Wonderful Day” (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

The Jigsaw Seen, “Have A Wonderful Day” (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

The complex upcoming single ‘Have a Wonderful Day” shows that the Jigsaw Seen, founded in 1988, just get better and better with age.

Simon Phillips – Protocol III (2015)

Simon Phillips – Protocol III (2015)

Simon Phillips and his Protocol collaborators have nothing to prove, yet deliver another no-holds-barred jazz fusion album.

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Edie Brickell and the Gaddabouts, “Superior” (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

In another time this song would be an instant hit, as it’s coming from guys who were a big part of a lot of hits of that other time. So why the hell not now?