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Velvet Underground, “Sweet Jane [Early Version]” (2014) : One Track Mind

Velvet Underground, “Sweet Jane [Early Version]” (2014) : One Track Mind

You hear this Velvet Underground classic as never before, without its now-familiar street-tough attitude, to say nothing of its insouciant gait.

Pink Floyd’s ugly split hasn’t soured Nick Mason on Roger Waters: ‘Still one of my oldest, dearest friends’

Pink Floyd’s ugly split hasn’t soured Nick Mason on Roger Waters: ‘Still one of my oldest, dearest friends’

Roger Waters once replaced his school-age chum Nick Mason with another drummer, during the contentious sessions for Pink Floyd’s ‘The Final Cut.’

Butcher Brown – All Purpose Music (2014)

Butcher Brown – All Purpose Music (2014)

With ‘All Purpose Music,’ the Virginia-based soul-funk-jazz quartet Butcher Brown shows why Nicholas Payton is so fired up about this band.

Best Steely Dan saxophone solos: Steely Dan Sunday

Best Steely Dan saxophone solos: Steely Dan Sunday

Here are Steely Dan’s five best sax solos, selected in tandem by our panel of Steely Dan authorities.

Peter Gabriel, “What Lies Ahead” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

Peter Gabriel, “What Lies Ahead” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

Peter Gabriel has inserted an elegiac new song into the acoustic portion of his ongoing Back to Front tour. Listen to it here!

The Yardbirds were changed forever when Jeff Beck fell ill: ‘It was two lead guitars from then on’

The Yardbirds were changed forever when Jeff Beck fell ill: ‘It was two lead guitars from then on’

An ailing Jeff Beck simply couldn’t make it on stage in 1966. So the Yardbirds asked their bass player to take over. A bass player named Jimmy Page.

Steve Earle, “You’re the Best Lover that I Ever Had” (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Steve Earle, “You’re the Best Lover that I Ever Had” (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Steve Earle sounds like he was born to the blues, even if he’s just now turning his focus there.

Steely Dan’s Gaucho: An album doomed from the start?

Steely Dan’s Gaucho: An album doomed from the start?

Steely Dan’s ‘Gaucho’ was issued 34 years ago today. Getting it to the point of release was no easy task.

Steve Cropper shares the secret to his remarkable output with Stax: ‘Everyone was there for the same reason’

Steve Cropper shares the secret to his remarkable output with Stax: ‘Everyone was there for the same reason’

The frenetic pace kept Steve Cropper so busy, there was often little time to actually take the stage to play.

Toto has concluded work on a new studio album: ‘It harkens back to another era’

Toto has concluded work on a new studio album: ‘It harkens back to another era’

Steve Lukather confirms that ‘XIV’ is at the mastering stage, even as Keith Carlock officially joins the Toto lineup.