Post Tagged with: "Rock Music"

Devendra Banhart – What Will We Be (2009)

Have you ever listened to a record and then sat there thinking, “OK …. so what the hell was that?!” I’m not talking about individual songs that might stick out, but the whole thing.

Gimme Five: All-time favorite posthumously released albums

The news that there could be as many as two more albums from Amy Winehouse, a year after her passing, got us to thinking about posthumous releases.

One Track Mind: Sepultura, “Bullet the Blue Sky” (2003)

There are a couple of reasons I shouldn’t like this song. First, it’s a cover of my favorite U2 number, and while I’m not a huge U2 fan, covers of my favorite songs by other bands generally don’t work for me

Gimme Five: Greg Kihn on "The Break Up Song," "Rendezvous" and "Jeopardy"

Greg Kihn takes over our One Track Mind feature at Something Else! Reviews, providing new insights into some of his most memorable career highlights.

Deep Beatles: "Anytime At All" from Hard Day’s Night (1964)

BOOM!: Ringo Starr’s forceful drumbeat provides an abrupt, attention-grabbing introduction for “Any Time at All,” a Hard Day’s Night track that was never released as a single

Art Decade – Western Sunrise (2012)

A boisterous combining of towering classical swooshes, guitar roars, tempo shifts and post-pop dreamscapes, Art Decade somehow manages to be both super catchy and mind-blowingly clever.

Renaissance returns with new live album, concert dates and planned studio effort

Prog-rock vets Renaissance — led by vocalist/lyricist Annie Haslam and guitarist/composer Michael Dunford — have returned with a new live album, a series of fall concert dates and a planned studio project.

New Freddie Mercury documentary to include rare footage, unreleased demo tracks

A new documentary focusing on the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury will include a snippet of the unreleased Michael Jackson collaboration “There Must be More to Life Than This”

Desert Island Discs: Double Album Edition

Travel back with us now to a time when rock stars, given a chance to make one good album, would often double down. Did “more” necessarily equal “better”? Well, no, actually. But that’s an argument for a different day.

Download: thenewno2, "Make It Home" (2012)

“Make It Home,” the electronica-drenched lead track from thenewno2’s forthcoming full-length thefearofmissingout, finds George Harrison’s son doing things both expected and completely, very-neatly unexpected.