Post Tagged with: "Paul Simon"

Paul Simon, “Another Galaxy” from Surprise (2006): One Track Mind

Paul Simon, “Another Galaxy” from Surprise (2006): One Track Mind

Surprise, indeed. This album, released on May 9, 2006, found Paul Simon broadly expanding his sonic palette through a collaboration with Brian Eno.

On Second Thought: Paul Simon – Paul Simon (1972)

On Second Thought: Paul Simon – Paul Simon (1972)

Simon blended familiar contexts with his first extended travels into world music.

Jackson C. Frank – Jackson C. Frank (1965; 2014 reissue)

Whatever god dreamed up Jackson C. Frank’s fate must have been in a pretty morbid mood.

Peter Gabriel – Scratch My Back … And I’ll Scratch Yours (2014)

Peter Gabriel – Scratch My Back … And I’ll Scratch Yours (2014)

Peter Gabriel, always one for the theatrical, released a double-album of interpretive music this week in Scratch My Back … And I’ll Scratch Yours, with mixed results.

Steve Berlin, of Los Lobos: Something Else! Interview

Steve Berlin, of Los Lobos: Something Else! Interview

The release this week of Disconnected in New York, a nervy live rethinking of Los Lobo’s ever-intriguing catalog, has given long-time member/producer Steve Berlin a chance to reflect.

Nick DeRiso’s Top Albums for 2012: Live Albums and Reissues

Live albums and reissues give us a chance to take stock, be that in reevaluating something you once hated and/or missed — or, even more rewardingly, gaining fresh perspective on songs you thought you knew by heart.

Desert Island Discs: Records to Chill By

Desert Island Discs: Records to Chill By

Everybody has their own definition of a “chill” record. But if ever there was a time when one was desperately needed, it would likely be when you are stranded on a faraway island — with nothing but a volleyball to keep you company.

Streams: Stevie Wonder’s all-star UN concert, featuring Paul Simon and Sting

Streams: Stevie Wonder’s all-star UN concert, featuring Paul Simon and Sting

Stream Stevie Wonder’s all-star concert in celebration of the UN’s 67th anniversary, which will feature special guests Paul Simon and Sting, as well as a number of other celebrities.

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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.

Steve Gadd on ‘Aja,’ ’50 Ways to Leave Your Lover,’ ‘Take It Away,’ others: Gimme Five

Steve Gadd takes us inside mythical sessions with Paul Simon, Paul McCartney and Steely Dan.