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The New Trocaderos – Thrills and Chills (2015)

The New Trocaderos – Thrills and Chills (2015)

An ‘Animal House’-style party ambience, surrounded by garage rock grooves and crafty pop detours, powers the New Trocaderos’ ‘Thrills and Chills.’

Herbcraft – Wot Oz (2015)

Herbcraft – Wot Oz (2015)

Herbcraft’s ‘Wot Oz’ is a saturated-sounding mono four-track recording and, with that self-imposed limitation, it’s pretty intense stuff.

Frank DiMino – Old Habits Die Hard (2015)

Frank DiMino – Old Habits Die Hard (2015)

Frank DiMino’s ‘Old Habits Die Hard’ is a pleasant surprise for Angel fans, or anyone who likes melodic hard rock.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood – Betty’s Blends, Vol. 2: Best From the West (2015)

Chris Robinson Brotherhood – Betty’s Blends, Vol. 2: Best From the West (2015)

That Grateful Dead spirit lives on in the down-to-earth musicianship of Chris Robinson and his Brotherhood. And like the Dead, live is better.

Jimmy Page and the Yardbirds went out with a bang on Little Games

Jimmy Page and the Yardbirds went out with a bang on Little Games

The Yardbirds’ ‘Little Games,’ released on July 24, 1967, was a bit heavy, a bit soft, and showed a whole lot of imagination – despite their looming fate.

James Leg, “Up Above My Head” from Below The Belt (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

James Leg, “Up Above My Head” from Below The Belt (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

James Leg has never completely forsaken his roots, and there are times when he comes all the way home. “Up Above My Head” is one of those times.

Terry Edwards, jazz and rock multi-instrumentalist: Something Else! Interview

Terry Edwards, jazz and rock multi-instrumentalist: Something Else! Interview

In addition to his own terrific bands, Terry Edwards has worked with PJ Harvey, Nick Cave, Tom Waits, the Blockheads and Robyn Hitchcock.

Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2015 (Reissues + Live): Rolling Stones, John Oates, Yes + others

Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2015 (Reissues + Live): Rolling Stones, John Oates, Yes + others

This Mid-Year Best of 2015 list also includes Emerson Lake and Palmer, Gov’t Mule, Jeff Beck, Lead Belly, the Knack and the Staple Singers.

The conflicted history of Sammy Hagar’s Van Halen smash “Right Now”: ‘It shows you what I know’

The conflicted history of Sammy Hagar’s Van Halen smash “Right Now”: ‘It shows you what I know’

“Right Now,” released this week as part of 1991’s ‘For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge,’ was both a huge Van Halen hit and a harbinger of their eventual split.

Steely Dan’s underrated Everything Must Go is even more pertinent today

Steely Dan’s underrated Everything Must Go is even more pertinent today

Steely Dan’s ‘Everything Must Go,’ released on June 10, 2003, just gets better with age. So, let’s try it in reverse order.