Post Tagged with: "Rock Music"

Tony Savarino – Guitaresque (2012)

This is music made for summer, for never-ending afternoon dreamscapes followed by brilliant bursts of color as the sun dives behind the dunes.

Something Else! Playlists: The Rock Anthem

So I was sitting at the kitchen table this morning, attempting to wipe the dust of sleep out of my droopy eyes while waiting for the five-minute coffee timer to go off.

The Strawberry Alarm Clock – Wake Up Where You Are (2012)

Most people tend to associate the Strawberry Alarm Clock with just one song, but what an amazing song it is. And that’s “Incense And Peppermints,” which sprinted straight to the No. 1 spot on the national charts in the fall of 1967.

One Track Mind: Jon Anderson, "Race to the End" (2012)

Jon Anderson has gotten into the spirit of the just-started Olympics, releasing a new song that combines the anthematic echoes of “Chariots of Fire” with his patented hope-streaked lyrics.

Various Artists – Chasing the Sun: The Greatest Songs of Summer (2007)

A friend of mine has informed me that the technical, WeatherChannel description for the kind of weather we’re having right now is “ball-sweating hot.” Funny, I’ve never heard that phrase used during one of those “On The 8’s” broadcasts.

Swamp Cabbage – Drum Roll Please (2012)

Diving headlong into some of the 1970s’ most iconic songs, Swamp Cabbage decided to use vintage techniques and vintage instruments. The results?: A kudzu-covered blast of trailer-park funk.

Something Else sneak peek: Down, "Witchtripper" (2012)

It’s been a long time coming, but on Thursday fans finally got a listen to some new studio work from Down.

Something Else! sneak peek: Don Felder, "Fall from the Grace of Love" (2012)

Don Felder, best known for writing the music for “Hotel California” and his hit title track for the 1981 film “Heavy Metal,” hasn’t exactly been prolific away from the Eagles. In fact, the forthcoming Road to Forever is just his second solo release ever.

'Who the f*ck is Rick Rubin?': Has the legendary producer lost his touch?

With a proposed album of covers with Crosby Stills and Nash now scuttled, never-ending delays with ZZ Top’s new project, and similar mishaps with Slipnot and Muse, the question becomes: Has Rick Rubin, once a sure-fire producer, lost his touch?

Deep Beatles: "All I’ve Got to Do" from With the Beatles (1963)

As any Beatles student knows, the four made no secret of their love for R&B. Before they conquered the world, they cut their teeth on tracks by Little Richard, Arthur Alexander, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles