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James McMurtry – Complicated Game (2015)

James McMurtry – Complicated Game (2015)

‘Complicated Game,’ James McMurtry’s first album in seven years, finds his narrative rigor once again in sharp focus.

Toto – XIV (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Toto – XIV (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

With ‘XIV,’ Toto has produced a visceral, entirely present return, one that acknowledges their best moments even as it builds upon them.

Genesis – The Sum of the Parts (2015): Movies

Genesis – The Sum of the Parts (2015): Movies

Former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett blasted the ‘Sum of the Parts’ documentary as incomplete, even biased. He was right.

John Oates – Another Good Road (2015)

John Oates – Another Good Road (2015)

John Oates’ intimate forthcoming live release, ‘Another Good Road,’ gives us new perspective on an exciting period of musical growth.

Harry Nilsson played a key role on Ringo Starr’s Liverpool 8, 14 years after his death

Harry Nilsson played a key role on Ringo Starr’s Liverpool 8, 14 years after his death

Harry Nilsson, who died on Jan. 15, 1994, inspired Ringo Starr to one of his best solo moments almost exactly 14 years later.

Robbie Robertson, “It Is a Good Day to Die” (1994): Across the Great Divide

Robbie Robertson, “It Is a Good Day to Die” (1994): Across the Great Divide

Crazy Horse, as Robbie Robertson’s “It Is a Good Day to Die” makes clear, wasn’t being boastful. This wasn’t a warrior’s cry.

Kevin Eubanks + Stanley Jordan, “Lights” from Duets (2015): One Track Mind

Kevin Eubanks + Stanley Jordan, “Lights” from Duets (2015): One Track Mind

That Kevin Eubanks and Stanley Jordan offer fine takes on jazz staples here comes as little surprise. But Ellie Goulding’s “Lights”

Mini Mansions + Brian Wilson, “Any Emotions” (2015): One Track Mind

Mini Mansions + Brian Wilson, “Any Emotions” (2015): One Track Mind

Mini Mansions, a still-emerging LA-based trio, thought they might get the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson on their new song. What were the chances?

Pops Staples, “Somebody Was Watching” from Don’t Lose This (2015): One Track Mind

Pops Staples, “Somebody Was Watching” from Don’t Lose This (2015): One Track Mind

Fifteen years after his death, Pops Staples returns — as sweetly vibrant, as light-filled and meaningful, as deeply soulful as ever.

Ringo Starr’s Y Not was elevated by a dark Paul McCartney duet: ‘That’s why he’s a genius’

Ringo Starr’s Y Not was elevated by a dark Paul McCartney duet: ‘That’s why he’s a genius’

Released five years ago today, Ringo Starr’s ‘Y Not’ featured the usual group of friendly co-stars. A partial Beatles reunion stole the show.