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Something Else! Interview: Co-founding Yardbirds drummer Jim McCarty

Something Else! Interview: Co-founding Yardbirds drummer Jim McCarty

Drummer Jim McCarty, who has participated in all of the Yardbirds’ many Rock and Roll Hall of Fame incarnations, talks about a line of guitarists from the Surrey area that stretches back to their 1960s heyday.

Joan Osborne – Bring It On Home (2012)

Joan Osborne – Bring It On Home (2012)

If you last heard one-hit-wonder Joan Osborne doing “One of Us” in the 1990s, a turn to the blues likely comes as a shock. But time has weathered her voice in the best of ways, and her abiding passion for these soulful sides did the rest.

Something Else! Interview: Chris Stamey, co-founder of the dB’s

Something Else! Interview: Chris Stamey, co-founder of the dB’s

Chris Stamey, up until recently, hadn’t issued a new long-player since he worked with Yo La Tengo on 2005′s A Question of Temperature, and last recorded a full album with his old band the dB’s in 1982.

‘Not a weak spot on it’: Danny Seraphine’s California Transit Authority returns, this time (yes!) with horns

‘Not a weak spot on it’: Danny Seraphine’s California Transit Authority returns, this time (yes!) with horns

California Transit Authority, which boasts a throwback sound to leader Danny Seraphine’s co-founding stint in Chicago, didn’t feature horns at first. But all of that is about to change with its forthcoming new studio effort.

Something Else! Interview: Genesis co-founder Anthony Phillips

Something Else! Interview: Genesis co-founder Anthony Phillips

Anthony Phillips has taken a series of interesting paths since leaving Genesis after the legendary prog-rock group’s eclectic first two albums.

‘Suddenly, I realized Billy could kick ass’: Circa’s Tony Kaye on switch to guitar for Sherwood

‘Suddenly, I realized Billy could kick ass’: Circa’s Tony Kaye on switch to guitar for Sherwood

Having cemented a new line up in Brazil, Circa returned on a musical roll. Co-founding keyboardist Tony Kaye says fans can expect an new concert souvenir called Circa: Live from Here There and Everywhere soon.

Something Else! Interview: James Calvin Wilsey, former guitarist with Chris Isaak

Something Else! Interview: James Calvin Wilsey, former guitarist with Chris Isaak

For fans of Chris Isaak’s haunting Top 10 hit single “Wicked Game,” there’s something imminently recognizable about the soundtrack to the new film “Killing Them Softly.” Both feature James Calvin Wilsey

Something Else! Interview: Nektar frontman Roye Albrighton

Something Else! Interview: Nektar frontman Roye Albrighton

Roye Albrighton jump started Nektar in 2000, after recovering from a near fatal liver infection, but in some ways the band is just now coming into its own again.

‘I really dug deep’: Toto co-founder Steve Lukather on his emotional new solo album

‘I really dug deep’: Toto co-founder Steve Lukather on his emotional new solo album

2012 has been a busy one for Steve Lukather, who toured with childhood hero Ringo Starr; and with G3 alongside Joe Satriani, Steve Vai and John Petrucci. He even made select appearances with Toto, the mega-selling band he co-founded in the 1970s.

‘Not only a mentor, but a friend’: Former collaborators remember late guitar hero Ronnie Montrose

‘Not only a mentor, but a friend’: Former collaborators remember late guitar hero Ronnie Montrose

Ronnie Montrose would have been 65 on November 29, 2012, and former musical collaborators like Marc Bonilla say this first birthday without him is going to be particularly hard.