John McLaughlin and his Mahavishnu Orchestra were busy creating new conventions, and ‘Birds of Fire’ set the bar high even as the band itself soon afterwards disintegrated. The Audio Fidelity version of their finest album makes their innovations a little more manifest.
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Here is a review of the 3-CD remastered version of Emerson Lake and Palmer’s classic 1972 release, ‘Trilogy.’ Jakko Jakszyk’s remix does the music justice.
Southern fusion rock masters Sea Level gives a hat tip to wrestling legend Dusty Rhodes on their 1977 song “The Your Secret.”
This month, Steely Dan’s ‘Katy Lied’ turned 40 years old. Here are some reasons why it’s good enough to overcome an infamous mixing fiasco.
Here is a review of an expanded reissue of the 1974 recording ‘Trio And Duet,’ exploring two sides of avant-garde great Anthony Braxton.
The smokin’ “Hazard Profile” will be included on a previously unreleased 1974 Montreux performance by Soft Machine with Allan Holdsworth.
Enough gushing about guitars, saxes and drums. Here are Steely Dan’s five best miscellaneous performances, as selected by our panel.
Red Garland playing “On Green Dolphin Street” with Philly Joe Jones and Leroy Vinnegar? Say no more.
Here are Steely Dan’s five best keyboard performances, selected in tandem by our panel of Steely Dan authorities.
Highly personal songs addressing both personal and political issues propelled Bill Withers into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.