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Walter Becker, “Three Sisters Shakin'” (circa 1992): Steely Dan Sunday

Walter Becker, “Three Sisters Shakin'” (circa 1992): Steely Dan Sunday

The one silver lining to come from the tragic loss of Walter Becker is that we’ve now seen a steady stream of officially released goodies from his vault.

Matthew Shipp – Symbol Systems (1996, 2018 reissue)

Matthew Shipp – Symbol Systems (1996, 2018 reissue)

‘Symbol Systems’ opened a new chapter into the bountiful art of Matthew Shipp, a chapter he has continuously amended to this day.

Walter Becker, “Were You Close Today” (2018): Something Else! One Track Mind

Walter Becker, “Were You Close Today” (2018): Something Else! One Track Mind

I always regarded Walter Becker as a self-effacing musical genius. This rough take on one of his compositions that wasn’t even deemed good enough to finish only affirms that conviction about him.

Is This the Best-Ever Prince Cover?

Is This the Best-Ever Prince Cover?

Mark Saleski makes the case for Arto Lindsay’s take on “Erotic City” as the best-ever cover of a Prince song.

Sonny Sharrock – Ask The Ages (1991, 2015 reissue)

Sonny Sharrock – Ask The Ages (1991, 2015 reissue)

For his last proper album, unsung guitar hero Sonny Sharrock fully opened up the spigot of his potential. ‘Ask The Ages’ is nothing short of a masterpiece.

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.

Kevin Gilbert, “Kashmir” from Thud (1995): One Track Mind

Kevin Gilbert, “Kashmir” from Thud (1995): One Track Mind

The late, insanely talented Kevin Gilbert takes on a Led Zeppelin classic — and comes out on top.

Gov’t Mule + John Scofield – Sco-Mule (2015)

Gov’t Mule + John Scofield – Sco-Mule (2015)

Here is a review of Gov’t Mule’s first encounter with jazz guitar great John Scofield, ‘Sco-Mule.’ This concert souvenir takes jamming to its highest level.

Jeff Golub (1955-2015): An Appreciation

Jeff Golub (1955-2015): An Appreciation

Something Else! remembers multi-faceted guitarist Jeff Golub, who succumbed to progressive supranuclear palsy today at just 59 years old.

Gov’t Mule + John Scofield, “Tom Thumb” from Sco-Mule (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Gov’t Mule + John Scofield, “Tom Thumb” from Sco-Mule (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Gov’t Mule enlists John Scofield to help put together a convincing rendition of Wayne Shorter’s soul-jazz number “Tom Thumb.”

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