It had been 35 years since I’d seen the quintessential prog-rockers Yes, led by the recently departed Chris Squire. They didn’t disappoint.
“Don’t Ya Tell Henry,” released 40 years ago this month on ‘The Basement Tapes,’ illustrates how Bob Dylan and the Band pushed each other to greatness.
Warren Haynes’ “Common Man” is just what you want from a collaborative effort like this, something that shines a new light on a long-treasured figure.
Alan Parsons Project’s prophetic ‘I Robot,’ issued this month in 1977, focused on the uneasy relationship between human and machine.
‘Steve McQueen,’ released this month in 1985, should’ve hurtled Prefab Sprout to fame in MTV-era America. Instead, they remained curiously anonymous.
It turns out master singer-songwriter John Hiatt hit the nail on the head concerning the current Confederate flag controversy – some 15 years ago.
Here is a review of the Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger’s Tim Kuhl’s latest project, ‘1982,’ an alternately soothing and moderately disquieting record.
Here is an early look at the revamped Matthew Shipp Trio’s upcoming Thirsty Ear release, ‘The Conduct of Jazz.’
‘Dance Me This’ is diverse in its content and genre references, outer-worldly, edgy and, OK, a little bit weird. Just like Frank Zappa.
Released this week in 1973, Chicago’s “Just You ‘N Me” combined their now-familiar easy-listening vibe with cool earlier-period improvisational asides.