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Something Else! sneak peek: Stick Men, “Hide the Trees” (2012)

A new track from the forthcoming album Deep illustrates the stirring narrative command that the Stick Men are bringing to this whale watching-themed project.

Something Else! Interview: Jeremy Spencer, founding member of Fleetwood Mac

Jeremy Spencer, once known as the shaggy-haired slide guitarist in the original lineup of Fleetwood Mac, has returned with a new album that boldly expands his musical reach.

Something Else! sneak peek: John and Steve Hackett, “Down to the Domus Aurea”/ “Towards the Future” (2012)

An extraordinarily productive period for Steve Hackett, with both the Squackett and Genesis Revisited projects, will also include the release of a pair of new instrumentals with his brother John.

Download: Grant Lee Phillips – NoiseTrade Sampler (2012)

A six-song EP, available for free download now, offers listeners a glimpse into the forthcoming solo project by Grant Lee Phillips called Walking in the Green Corn.

Desert Island Discs: Beatles Cover Tune Edition

Whether you like the Beatles or not, their music can certainly take you to some interesting places — as reflected in our latest edition of Desert Island Discs.

Mike McCarthy – This Piano (2012)

Mike McCarthy, a Phoenixville, Pennsyvania-based pianist, isn’t what he at first seems. He begins here with a series of contemplative runs, punctuated ever so briefly by these twinkling asides, recalling nothing so much as the nostalgic sweep of Vince Guaraldi

Heart – Fanatic (2012)

There’s a deeply personal feel to this new album, and a grinding loudness. That incompatible juxtaposition can make for a difficult entry into Heart’s forthcoming album Fanatic.

Best of September 2012: Reader picks include Bob Dylan, Mark Knopfler, Neil Young, Jeff Lynne

Bob Dylan, both with and without his legendary collaborators the Band, roared to the top of Something Else! Reviews’ reader poll for September 2012 — with entries at both Nos. 1 and 2.

Van Morrison – Born to Sing: No Plan B (2012)

Recorded live in the studio with a core six-piece band, Morrison’s 34th album — and his return to Blue Note — perhaps unsurprisingly has a jazzier atmosphere

One Track Mind: Neil Young, the Sadies and Garth Hudson, “This Wheel’s On Fire” (2012)

The forthcoming Garth Hudson Presents: A Canadian Celebration of the Band, curated and performed alongside co-founding keyboardist Garth Hudson, is nearly set ablaze by this ferocious new take on “This Wheel’s on Fire.”