I mentioned last week in my look back at Joni Mitchell’s Wild Things Run Fast that it was her first album for Geffen Records — and one which left a major impact on me.
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Mary Halvorson the garage band indie rocker? Sure, why the hell not?
E Street Band member Nils Lofgren admits that their induction last week into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was a bittersweet experience — because it came too late for fellow long-time Bruce Springsteen collaborators Clarence Clemons and Danny Federici.
Philadelphia guitarist Nick Millevoi has chops to spare, evident when he’s playing in bands like Many Arms, Deveykus, Form and Mess or Haitian Rail.
Paul Stanley acknowledges that Kiss’ 1990s reunion with Ace Frehley and Peter Criss helped the band roar into a new century, despite the subsequent rifts. Also, that his issues with Gene Simmons were greater perhaps than anyone knew.
The usual deal here is that I find and write about some music that can push people over the edge or even better, make them advance the argument that it’s not really music at all.
Leon Russell makes a bold return to “Big Lips,” originally featured on 2008′s In Your Dreams, and uncovers something randier, rawer and all together rascally along the way.
Now that Adrian Belew has returned from an extensive tour with the Crimson ProjeKCt, he’s focusing again on his inventive on-going solo project Flux.
‘Constructing it like it’s Lego’: Inspiration for John Waite’s ‘Missing You’ included Jimmy Webb, Paul Rodgers
John Waite’s most famous solo track, the charttopping 1984 smash “Missing You,” grew out of an amalgamation of people, of memories and of influences.
To say that Chicago based Chris Greene has chops is an understatement. Greene and is his quartet — consisting of drummer Steve Corley, acoustic bassist Marc Paine and pianist/keyboardist Damian Espinosa — prove on their recent release Music Appreciation that they have tremendous soul as well.