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Mahavishnu Orchestra – Birds of Fire (1973, 2015 Audio Fidelity reissue)

Mahavishnu Orchestra – Birds of Fire (1973, 2015 Audio Fidelity reissue)

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.

‘Just a bit more organic’: After Journey tour, Neal Schon plans another solo project

‘Just a bit more organic’: After Journey tour, Neal Schon plans another solo project

Schon has released as many albums in the last two years as he did in all of the 2000s.

‘We’re all playing at a different level’: Neal Schon at work on three albums with Journey connections

‘We’re all playing at a different level’: Neal Schon at work on three albums with Journey connections

The prospects of another Journey album remain unclear, but that doesn’t mean guitarist Neal Schon is sitting idly by. In fact, he’s working on three projects, all of them with Journey connections.

'It was a crazy time for us': Journey's Neal Schon on his whirlwind romance with Michaele Salahi

Over a career with stops in legendary rock bands Santana and Journey, Neal Schon has seen his share of press. But nothing like last year’s avalanche of attention when he began a relationship with Michaele Salahi

Something Else! sneak peek: Journey's Neal Schon with Steve Smith, "The Calling" (2012)

This new instrumental is interesting because Steve Smith showed up just as Journey took a turn in the late 1970s from its more fusion-informed early period toward a platinum-selling arena-rock formula.

Something Else! Featured Artist: Jeff Beck

A certified funky-fusion platinum smash, the George Martin-produced Blow by Blow peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 — hurtling itself to Record You Must Own status for Jeff Beck. So enough of that.

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