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Joe Blessett – Changing Everything (2012)

Joe Blessett – Changing Everything (2012)

Amazon.com Widgets Joe Blessett offers that rarest of things – a jazz recording with as much risk as it has enterprise. Changing Everything reveals itself as by turn challenging and approachable, two things that so rarely share the same stage anymore.

Esteban Castro – In the Making (2012)

The temptation, with a child prodigy, is to cut him some slack. Lost in the wonder of miniature virtuosity, we tend to forgive the small slip up, the easy cliche. No such accommodations are needed for Esteban Castro

Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited II (2012)

Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited II (2012)

As Steve Hackett prepares to release his second set of reimagined Genesis songs, following 1996’s Watcher of the Skies, it’s confession time

Something Else! sneak peek: The Rolling Stones, “Doom And Gloom” (2012)

Something Else! sneak peek: The Rolling Stones, “Doom And Gloom” (2012)

“Doom and Gloom,” the Rolling Stones’ first new song in more than six years, finds Mick Jagger at his preening, taking-no-shit best — bitching about people who bitch, spittle-spewing like old times.

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Edie Brickell, of Gaddabouts and New Bohemians: Something Else! Interview

Most famous for her breakout late-1980s hit “What I Am” with the New Bohemians, Edie Brickell always had an uneasy relationship with fame.

Craig Chaquico – Fire Red Moon (2012)

Fire Red Moon is neither the arena rock of Craig Chaquico’s days with Jefferson Starship, nor the chart-topping smooth jazz that he initially turned to as a solo artist. It’s something grittier, more primordial — and utterly surprising.

‘Intense music being played by very cool people': Billy Sherwood takes us inside The Fusion Syndicate

‘Intense music being played by very cool people': Billy Sherwood takes us inside The Fusion Syndicate

The forthcoming Fusion Syndicate finds Yes alum Billy Sherwood exploring his lesser-known passion for free-form instrumental sounds associated with Weather Report, Mahavishnu Orchestra and Return to Forever.

Kat Parsons – Oh! (2012)

Kat Parsons – Oh! (2012)

Kat Parsons sounds sort of like a geekier, over-caffeinated Carole King, singing with humor, joy and these occasional flashes of revealing introspection over a series of pop confections on the perfectly named Oh!

One Track Mind: The Beach Boys, “Isn’t It Time” (2012)

One Track Mind: The Beach Boys, “Isn’t It Time” (2012)

After the latest implosion in a journey filled with cratered disasters, there are songs by the Beach Boys that I just can’t listen to anymore — in particular “Isn’t It Time”

Desert Island Discs: 1980s R&B and Hip Hop Edition

Desert Island Discs: 1980s R&B and Hip Hop Edition

We’ve finally answered an age-old question from the decade, as our intrepid panel of shipwrecked music lovers definitively chose Prince over Michael Jackson — not to mention Stevie Wonder, Public Enemy, Rick James and Run-DMC