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Sweeping anniversary reissues planned for King Crimson’s Larks’ Tongues In Aspic

DGMLive has announced details for the forthcoming 40th anniversary reissue of King Crimson’s Larks’ Tongues In Aspic, the only album to feature the quintet of Bill Bruford, David Cross, Robert Fripp, Jamie Muir and John Wetton.

Desert Island Discs: 1960s Classic Rock Edition

Our voters for 1960s-era classic rock Desert Island Discs were of two minds: The band of the decade was clearly the Beatles, while the album vote went to the Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds.

Desert Island Discs: Prog and Art Rock Edition

King Crimson was the top vote-getter in Something Else! Reviews’ new prog rock-themed Desert Island Discs feature, with Yes just one vote behind.

Desert Island Discs: Debut Album Edition

Occasionally, somebody gets it completely right on the very first try. This focuses on those times. But hold on, Gilligan: With no rules about era or genre, our 13-member list of desert island debut discs runs an amazing gamut

Desert Island Discs: Double Album Edition

Travel back with us now to a time when rock stars, given a chance to make one good album, would often double down. Did “more” necessarily equal “better”? Well, no, actually. But that’s an argument for a different day.

Desert Island Discs: 1980s Rock and Pop Edition

Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale, a tale of a fateful trip … through our record collections. This time, just before our tiny ship was tossed, we grabbed a bunch of rock and pop sides from the 1980s.

Desert Island Discs: 1970s Classic Rock Edition

You know the proposition: Marooned with only a handful of musical choices, which would you make?

Peter Frampton gets the credit, but Joe Walsh played the talk box first

Did Joe Walsh, as he says during a new interview, reinvent the talk box? Those old enough to remember his 1973 Top 10 hit “Rocky Mountain Way” would quickly agree.

Something Else! sneak peek: Rush, "Headlong Flight" (2012)

Building off a hard-charging instrumental, the initial single from Rush’s forthcoming Clockwork Angels finds the trio referencing its storied musical past — in more ways than one.

On Second Thought: Jack White – Blunderbuss (2012)

In our initial review on Jack White’s forthcoming 2012 solo debut, we breathlessly likened Blunderbuss to “a ready-made greatest-hits package.” But there’s more to be said.