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Best of the Best: The Official™ Something Else! Top 10 for 2013: Steven Wilson, Black Sabbath, The Band

Best of the Best: The Official™ Something Else! Top 10 for 2013: Steven Wilson, Black Sabbath, The Band

Every one has had their individual say, made their choices, argued the point. Now, it’s time for consensus ruling from the bench: Here is The Official™ Top 10 for 2013 from Something Else!

Mike Keneally and Beer for Dolphins – Sluggo!: Super Deluxe Edition (1997; 2013 reissue)

Mike Keneally and Beer for Dolphins – Sluggo!: Super Deluxe Edition (1997; 2013 reissue)

That Sluggo! — perhaps Mike Keneally’s first, best album of real songcraft — came together at all, considering the circumstances, remains something of a miracle.

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2013  (Part 1 of 4, Non-Jazz): Harper/ Musselwhite, Robert Randoph, Steven Wilson

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2013 (Part 1 of 4, Non-Jazz): Harper/ Musselwhite, Robert Randoph, Steven Wilson

With so many major releases typically timed go on sale to take advantage of the holiday shopping season, you’d think that most of the choicest music of any given year are records issued during the September-November timeframe.

Nick DeRiso’s Best Of 2013 (Rock and Pop): Steven Wilson, Steve Lukather, Stick Men, Paul McCartney

Nick DeRiso’s Best Of 2013 (Rock and Pop): Steven Wilson, Steve Lukather, Stick Men, Paul McCartney

Artists reclaimed their thrones in 2013, did things they were supposed to do in the way they were supposed to do them. Sounded, if nothing else, like their very own glorious selves.

Marco Minnemann on ‘Levin Minnemann Rudess,’ Mike Keneally, Joe Satriani and Steven Wilson

Marco Minnemann on ‘Levin Minnemann Rudess,’ Mike Keneally, Joe Satriani and Steven Wilson

‘Levin Minnemann Rudess’ was an opportunity to marvel over Tony Levin and Jordan Rudess, but also to dig deeper into the versatility of Marco Minnemann.

‘It’s been an interesting period’: Joe Satriani begins U.S. tour tonight with energized Mike Keneally

‘It’s been an interesting period’: Joe Satriani begins U.S. tour tonight with energized Mike Keneally

As Joe Satriani kicks off his new U.S. tour in San Diego tonight, sideman Mike Keneally enthuses about the fun they’ve already had on the road in support of Unstoppable Momentum.

Mike Keneally – You Must Be This Tall (2013)

Mike Keneally – You Must Be This Tall (2013)

Perhaps the most intriguing thing about Mike Keneally, beyond his sheer talent, is that he continues to put out such consistently enjoyable music.

Mike Keneally talks You Must Be This Tall, and Andy Partridge: ‘A cap on this particular stage’

Mike Keneally talks You Must Be This Tall, and Andy Partridge: ‘A cap on this particular stage’

Mike Keneally discusses the role of instant composing and improvisation, along with his hopes for working with XTC’s Andy Partridge again.

One Track Mind: Mike Keneally, “Popes” from You Must Be This Tall (2013)

One Track Mind: Mike Keneally, “Popes” from You Must Be This Tall (2013)

Mike Keneally’s “Popes” saunters in like an amiable friend, then proceeds to begin telling ever more complex and entertaining tales — making for an intriguing introduction to the forthcoming You Must Be This Tall.

Download: Mike Keneally – Free EP Vols. 1-2 (2013)

Download: Mike Keneally – Free EP Vols. 1-2 (2013)

Mike Keneally has not one but two new live EPs out, and better still — they’re free for download through his web site.

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