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One Track Mind: Damian Joyce with Keith Emerson, “When You’re Around” (2014)

One Track Mind: Damian Joyce with Keith Emerson, “When You’re Around” (2014)

Offered with a rough-hewn, acoustic grace, Damian Joyce’s paean to the Big Apple unfolds with a warm confidentiality. But the beginning? Pure Keith Emerson.

Taeko Fukao – Wonderland (2013)

Taeko Fukao – Wonderland (2013)

Perhaps the most captivating out of many captivating things found on Taeko Fukao’s Wonderland is the choices the Japanese-born, New York-based songstress makes.

Something Else! Interview: Saxophonist Daniel Bennett

Something Else! Interview: Saxophonist Daniel Bennett

Daniel Bennett is a saxophonist originally hailing from the beautiful city of Rochester, New York. He is now based in New York City.

Something Else! Interview: Singer Kosi

Something Else! Interview: Singer Kosi

Akosua Gyebi is a singer with a wondrous voice and range. Her latest release One More Cup Of Coffee received some great reviews, and she is steadfastly making inroads into the music industry.

One Track Mind: Jonus Preston, “Heaven to Hell” (2013)

New York-based singer-songwriter Jonus Preston combines the stark fragility of Jeff Buckley with the anthemic qualities of Coldplay on a song that utterly captures the disorienting rush of falling in love.

Kosi – One More Cup Of Coffee (2013)

Akosua Gyebi — otherwise known as Kosi — is a vocalist with a range and distinctive style all her own. Her debut One More Cup Of Coffee leaves a lasting memory

Peter Calandra – Ashokan Memories (2013)

Peter Calandra doesn’t just invite you along for a keenly felt rumination on the Catskills with Ashokan Memories, he takes you into his personal, deeply emotional feelings about this special place.

Exclusive stream: Journey’s Gregg Rolie, “Look Into the Future” from Live at the Iridium (2013)

Exclusive stream: Journey’s Gregg Rolie, “Look Into the Future” from Live at the Iridium (2013)

“I haven’t heard this in 35 years,” Gregg Rolie allows, as he and guitarist Alan Haynes launch into a searching version of the title track from Journey’s 1976 album Look Into the Future. It’s never sounded better.

Thurston Moore and Loren Connors – The Only Way To Go Is Straight Through (2013)

The Only Way To Go Is Straight Through begins like a train grinding to a sparks-throwing stop — except it never stops. It just keeps throwing sparks, keeps getting louder, and brighter, and closer.

Something Else! Interview: Billy Martin of Wicked Knee, and Medeski Martin and Wood

Something Else! Interview: Billy Martin of Wicked Knee, and Medeski Martin and Wood

Accomplished musical alchemist Billy Martin has taken an opportunity away from Medeski Martin and Wood to rekindle an idea he had years ago — combining ragtime and funk with trumpeter Steven Bernstein.