Rivers, highways, coyotes, border crossings, and the wide night sky all played a part in Joe Ely’s resonant Lone Star travelogue.
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The Monkees TV show was designed toward improvisation. But not every guest star meshed with the Monkees’ gonzo approach.
Spirit, featuring Jay Ferguson, Randy California and Ed Cassidy, may have been risk takers – but there’s no denying the band had an ear for melody.
Working in mysterious ways with his Zooid quintet, Henry Threadgill offers another installment of ingenuity on ‘In For a Penny, In For a Pound.’
Pete Townshend breaks down the Who’s individual strengths when it comes to recasting their music in an orchestral setting.
Jody Stephens new band Those Pretty Wrongs connects back to his time in Big Star in many ways, even as it provides a long-hoped-for sense of closure.
How did Hall and Oates become hip again after years as too-often-overlooked hitmakers? John Oates explains.
‘Close as You Get,’ released this week in May 2007, was your standard-issue Gary Moore blues record. Meaning, it was very, very good.
UK acid-jazz masters Incognito have quickly issued a soulful groover to help UNICEF provide aid for the children of earthquake-stricken Nepal.
As one of the final artistic statements by the multi-talented Bob Belden, Animation’s ‘Transparent Heart’ stands as a fitting coda to a rich career.