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New Music Monday: Something Else! scopes out the week's notable releases

Here’s a run down — with a few of our thoughts — on some notable music projects, both new and reissue, slated for release for the week of Oct. 24, 2011.

Something Else! Featured Artist: KISS

News that Kiss is back in the studio, working toward the 2012 release of a new project called Monster, got us scurrying back to our old album collections. And not just because of those fond memories of playing air guitar with former guitarist Ace Frehley during Kiss Alive.

New Music Monday: Something Else! breaks down the week's releases

Here’s a look at some notable music projects — both new and reissue — scheduled for release on Oct. 18, 2011, with our thoughts

Something Else! Featured Artist: The Beach Boys

As the Beach Boys prepare to celebrate their 50th anniversary with the Nov. 1 release of Smile Sessions, an updated version of the 1968 track “Do It Again” and a proposed world tour, we take a look back at some fun, fun, fun old favorites

Have A Cigar!: Celebrating Pink Floyd's massive new reissue project

Psych-rockers Pink Floyd and EMI are launching an exhaustive re-release campaign, beginning today. You could say that tickled us … pink.

9/11 Special: Build An Ark – Peace With Every Step (2003)

by S. Victor Aaron In the wake of 9/11, LA producer Carlos Nino initially put together a collective of about 20 area musicians he named Build An Ark with the intent of spreading a message of peace, love and harmony through music.

Something Else! Featured Artist: Genesis

Believe it or not, Phil Collins was once just a member of this group called Genesis.

Something Else! Featured Artist: Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin’s image, dating back to the band’s debauched 1970s heyday, has grown so outsized that it sometimes obscures, well, the music.

Something Else! Featured Artist: Supertramp

Supertramp was many things over its too-brief period of hitmaking — art-rockish proggers, post-Beatle popsters, kinda-classical rockers, memory-defining radio monoliths. There was much to love as they moved, over the course of the early-1970s to the early-1980s, from the esoteric to the very top of the charts

Something Else! Featured Artist: The Who

In a way, the Who has no one to blame for a slow and steady slide into overlooked rock-god status.