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‘It was humbling and overwhelming': The Blockheads are thriving despite loss of Ian Dury

And they are back! Finally, after several years in the wilderness that is self-funding and steadily working at live gigs, the Blockheads have made a return with a new album shortly due to be released

‘A very positive time, actually': Flurry of activity, recognition has followed passing of Levon Helm

‘A very positive time, actually': Flurry of activity, recognition has followed passing of Levon Helm

Even as Levon Helm Memorial Boulevard was officially dedicated last week in New York’s Ulster County, the late Band drummer and vocalist’s concert space was a flurry of musical activity

‘We’re going all the way back': The Beach Boys’ Al Jardine on touring and recording with Brian Wilson

‘We’re going all the way back': The Beach Boys’ Al Jardine on touring and recording with Brian Wilson

Even the disintigration of a long-hoped-for Beach Boys reunion hasn’t stopped Brian Wilson’s third-act creative resurgence. Ask Al Jardine, a childhood friend and long-time bandmate

Something Else! Interview: Marco Minnemann on LMR, Mike Keneally, Joe Satriani and Steven Wilson

Something Else! Interview: Marco Minnemann on LMR, Mike Keneally, Joe Satriani and Steven Wilson

The newly issued Levin Minnemann Rudess offers an opportunity not just to enjoy the towering musical gifts of Tony Levin and Jordan Rudess, but also to dig deeper into the oft-overlooked versatility of Marco Minnemann.

Something Else! Interview: Good Ol’ Freda director Ryan White

Good Ol’ Freda director Ryan White’s documentary about the Beatles’ loyal secretary Freda Kelly, has been a big hit at film festival screenings for the last few months.

Something Else! Interview: Trumpeter Etienne Charles

Etienne Charles’ spicy new album Creole Soul is a perfectly named blend of jazz-inflected island music — from calypso to reggae, from rock steady to Haitian chants.

‘It’s been an interesting period': Joe Satriani begins U.S. tour tonight with energized Mike Keneally

‘It’s been an interesting period': Joe Satriani begins U.S. tour tonight with energized Mike Keneally

As Joe Satriani kicks off his new U.S. tour in San Diego tonight, sideman Mike Keneally enthuses about the fun they’ve already had on the road in support of Unstoppable Momentum.

Something Else! Interview: Patrick Moraz, keyboardist with Yes and the Moody Blues

Something Else! Interview: Patrick Moraz, keyboardist with Yes and the Moody Blues

Patrick Moraz, who’s just been added to the bill for the second Cruise to the Edge prog rock event, stops in to discuss his endlessly varied career with Yes, the Moody Blues and as a solo artist.

‘A cap on this particular stage': Mike Keneally talks You Must Be This Tall, and his time with Andy Partridge

‘A cap on this particular stage': Mike Keneally talks You Must Be This Tall, and his time with Andy Partridge

Mike Keneally has, over a solo career stretching back more than two decades, made something of a career of fiddling with things — his guitar, to be sure. But also sounds, processes, and expectations.

‘It’s an exciting challenge': Tony Levin on his incredible new album with Marco Minnemann, Jordan Rudess

No sooner had Tony Levin’s new collaboration with drummer/guitarist Marco Minnemann and keyboardist Jordan Rudess been announced by Lazy Bones Records, and the do-anything bassist was back on the road.