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Deep Purple – InFinite (2017)

Deep Purple – InFinite (2017)

After a late-career surge, more than a few bands would be temped to coast on their good fortune. Not Deep Purple.

Bucher Tan Countryman – Acceptance – Resistance (2017)

Bucher Tan Countryman – Acceptance – Resistance (2017)

Christian Bucher, Simon Tan and Rick Countryman make free jazz without the chaos with ‘Acceptance – Resistance’.

Chicago, “Alma Mater” from Chicago V (1972): Saturdays in the Park

Chicago, “Alma Mater” from Chicago V (1972): Saturdays in the Park

I remember my late father listening to this Chicago song and remarking, “Terry Kath could sing the telephone book and make you weep!” True and tragic.

Steve Hackett – The Night Siren (2017)

Steve Hackett – The Night Siren (2017)

Steve Hackett ups the ante on ‘The Night Siren’ with a combination of stunning world music, progressive epics, and guitar playing second to no one.

Sexmob, “Bari Si”, from Cultural Capital (2017): Something Else! exclusive stream

Sexmob, “Bari Si”, from Cultural Capital (2017): Something Else! exclusive stream

Here is the world premiere of the new Sexmob track “Bari Si” from their upcoming new album ‘Cultural Capital.’

Yes, “Does It Really Happen” from Drama (1980): YESterdays

Yes, “Does It Really Happen” from Drama (1980): YESterdays

“Does It Really Happen,” a stand-out cut from 1980’s ‘Drama,’ finds a rebuilt Yes sounding as vibrant and relevant as ever.

Butcher Brown – The Healer (2017)

Butcher Brown – The Healer (2017)

Jeff Beck himself hadn’t been able to replicate the grit and immediacy of the funk/rock/jazz classic ‘Blow By Blow’ but Butcher Brown’s ‘The Healer’ comes close.

Doobie Brothers, Judith Owen, Roger Rosenberg + others: Five for the Road

Doobie Brothers, Judith Owen, Roger Rosenberg + others: Five for the Road

Five for the Road focuses on artists I’ve been playing in the car lately. This time, it’s Judith Owen, the Doobie Brothers, Roger Rosenberg, Ari Hest and Nate Smith.

The Beatles, “Cry for a Shadow” from Anthology 1 (1961): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Cry for a Shadow” from Anthology 1 (1961): Deep Beatles

The first Beatles’ first original composition to be professionally recorded, “Cry for A Shadow” was an early step in the process of developing their creative skills.

Kevin Eubanks – East West Time Line (2017)

Kevin Eubanks – East West Time Line (2017)

feature photo: Anna Webber, courtesy of Mack Avenue Records You could call this a ‘Tale of Two Cities,’ but also a ‘Tale of Two Bands’ and a ‘Tale of Originals Vs. Covers.’ Jazz guitar extraordinaire Kevin Eubanks decided to present the dualities in his