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Peter Gabriel, “Why Don’t You Show Yourself” from Words With Gods (2014): One Track Mind

Peter Gabriel, “Why Don’t You Show Yourself” from Words With Gods (2014): One Track Mind

Peter Gabriel’s first new studio release in ages is a triumph of musical restraint, and a moment of layered narrative intrigue.

Peter Gabriel, “What Lies Ahead” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

Peter Gabriel, “What Lies Ahead” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

Peter Gabriel has inserted an elegiac new song into the acoustic portion of his ongoing Back to Front tour. Listen to it here!

One Track Mind: Peter Gabriel, “Mercy Street” from Back to Front (2014)

One Track Mind: Peter Gabriel, “Mercy Street” from Back to Front (2014)

A mystery-laced tribute to Anne Sexton has lost none of its power, 25 years on.

On Second Thought: Cat Stevens – Mona Bone Jakon (1970)

On Second Thought: Cat Stevens – Mona Bone Jakon (1970)

‘Mona Bone Jakon’ is significant because of its emotional content, unique because of its instrumentation — and important because of its honesty.

On Second Thought: Joni Mitchell – Chalk Mark in a Rainstorm (1988)

On Second Thought: Joni Mitchell – Chalk Mark in a Rainstorm (1988)

The guest-packed Chalk Mark in a Rainstorm represents yet another left turn in Joni Mitchell’s fabled career. Following the release of 1985’s strident and terse Dog Eat Dog, Mitchell and co-producer/bassist Larry Klein return with a lush, sophisticated and elegant work

WTF?! Wednesdays: Rhys Chatham, “Bass Flute Study 21iv14 V02″ (2014)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Rhys Chatham, “Bass Flute Study 21iv14 V02″ (2014)

Composer/guitarist/trumpet player Rhys Chatham is perhaps most well-known for his early guitar-based aggressions, particularly the sonic wall of sound that was “Drastic Classicism.”

Something Else! sneak peek: Peter Gabriel, “Show Yourself” (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Peter Gabriel, “Show Yourself” (2014)

Tired of waiting on Peter Gabriel’s first new album of material since 2002’s Up? Here’s a chance to sample a brand-new song from the brand-new solo Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.

New Music Monday: John Frusciante, Roger Daltrey + Wilko Johnson, Paul Butterfield

New Music Monday: John Frusciante, Roger Daltrey + Wilko Johnson, Paul Butterfield

John Frusciante continues his deeply intriguing, deeply idiosyncratic solo career, underscoring just why he had to leave what was once thought to be a career-defining partnership with the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

‘It’s been a very difficult time': Peter Gabriel discusses the depression that gripped Genesis bandmate Phil Collins

‘It’s been a very difficult time': Peter Gabriel discusses the depression that gripped Genesis bandmate Phil Collins

Peter Gabriel says the idea of getting back together with Genesis isn’t out of the question. He’s simply found the enormity of doing such a thing, some 40 years later, a bit daunting.

Across the Great Divide: Robbie Robertson, “Fallen Angel” from Robbie Robertson (1987)

Across the Great Divide: Robbie Robertson, “Fallen Angel” from Robbie Robertson (1987)

A First Nations-inspired cadence heralds the start of a remarkable collaborative moment, a poignant tribute to a lost friend, and a striking new career path for Robbie Robertson. “Fallen Angel,” the opening track from his long-awaited eponymous solo debut, sounds at once like an archetypical Robertson song and like nothing he’d ever done before.