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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.

Levon Helm, “False Hearted Lover Blues” from Dirt Farmer (2007): Across the Great Divide

Levon Helm, “False Hearted Lover Blues” from Dirt Farmer (2007): Across the Great Divide

When Levon Helm decided to return to the Americana roots that had for so long nourished his career, he did it his way.

Blood Sweat and Tears – Child is Father to the Man (1968; 2014 Audio Fidelity Remaster)

Blood Sweat and Tears – Child is Father to the Man (1968; 2014 Audio Fidelity Remaster)

This album doesn’t represent Blood Sweat and Tears’ commercial high point, so much as its often underrated creative peak.

Steven Wilson promises another barefoot tour — oh, and a new album, too

Steven Wilson promises another barefoot tour — oh, and a new album, too

Expect Steven Wilson’s upcoming shows to include new songs from ‘Hand. Cannot. Erase.,’ and Wilson without any shoes on.

Big Star – Live In Memphis (2014)

Big Star – Live In Memphis (2014)

‘Live in Memphis’ makes the case for Big Star’s inclusion of two Seattle interlopers, showing how they grew as a band into the ’90s.

The Rolling Stones, “Rip This Joint” from L.A. Forum: Live in 1975 (2014): One Track Mind

The Rolling Stones, “Rip This Joint” from L.A. Forum: Live in 1975 (2014): One Track Mind

The rockabilly punk of “Rip This Joint” provides an early glimpse into how Ron Wood would fit in with the Rolling Stones.

Brian Mackey, “Captain of the Moon” from Broken Heartstrings (2014): One Track Mind

Brian Mackey, “Captain of the Moon” from Broken Heartstrings (2014): One Track Mind

Brian Mackey spent some two years working on his debut album, and you hear every moment of care in songs like “Captain of the Moon.”

Allen Toussaint, “Lady Madonna” from The Art of McCartney (2014): One Track Mind

Allen Toussaint, “Lady Madonna” from The Art of McCartney (2014): One Track Mind

Allen Toussaint explores a Paul McCartney connection from long before their time together around the newly reissued ‘Venus and Mars.’

Butch Walker, “21+” from Afraid of Ghosts (2015): One Track Mind

Butch Walker, “21+” from Afraid of Ghosts (2015): One Track Mind

You might expect a rootsy track called “21+” to focus on hell raising in a fictional saloon. Butch Walker does something different.

Delfeayo Marsalis, “The Secret Love Affair” (2014): One Track Mind

Delfeayo Marsalis, “The Secret Love Affair” (2014): One Track Mind

Delfeayo Marsalis undertakes his first full-length collaboration with father Ellis, but the star may just be drummer Marvin “Smitty” Smith.