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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.

Readers' Top 10 for 2011: Favorites included Jethro Tull, Transatlantic, Paul Motian

Time to let you have your say. We made a series of lists, checked them twice, then published our best-ofs. But what better way to end things than with the annual SER Readers’ Top 10? Here are your albums of the year

Best of the Best: The Official™ Something Else! Top 10 for 2011

As with last year’s inaugural edition, The Official™ SomethingElse! year-ending Top 10 list requires two or more of us to be in agreement as we gathered around the watercooler at SER Towers. It’s no easy task.

Nick DeRiso’s Top Albums for 2011: Blues and R&B

2011 brought its share of comebacks (Gregg Allman, the Meters’ Zigaboo Modeliste, the Time) Stax-related joys (both Booker T. Jones and Steve Cropper issued solo sides) and out-of-nowhere delights (Big Head Todd does the blues?).

Best of October 2011: Reader picks include Transatlantic, the Original 7ven, Jon Anderson, Nils Lofgren

Here’s a look back at the Top 10 stories from last month on, based on page views from our readers.

The Original 7ven (aka The Time) – Condensate (2011)

Prince once declared that The Time is so good, they’re the band scare him the most, and evidently, enough so that he took their name and went home. The story that follows didn’t play out in court

One Track Mind: Gail Jhonson, "Do Something Else" (2010)

One Track Mind: Gail Jhonson, "Do Something Else" (2010)

By Nick Deriso It’s no surprise that a performer who got her start working with funny funkster Morris Day settles into a lightly swinging keyboard groove from the first on “Do Something Else.” Why do anything else? After all, Gail Jhonson wrote the book on neo-soul piano. Literally: her published works include Funk Keyboards and Dictionary of Keyboard. But thereRead More

Deep Cuts: The Time, "Cool" (1981)

Deep Cuts: The Time, "Cool" (1981)

I think it was about a year ago since there was last a discussion of 80s funk at our little corner of the blogosphere. But really, you can’t have a conversation about that topic without putting Prince into the equation. This ain’t about the once-nameless Purple One, though (for all things Prince, I’d recommend visiting our friends at Ickmusic). Naw,Read More