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‘A mark that no one will ever make again’: Fab Faux return with tributes to the Beatles, George Harrison

‘A mark that no one will ever make again’: Fab Faux return with tributes to the Beatles, George Harrison

For members of the Fab Faux, the music of the Beatles still holds a talismanic intrigue. Some 15 years into their career as loving interpreters, the magic remains.

Cool cover of Jackson 5′s ‘I Want You Back’ propels Lake Street Dive to spotlight ahead of LEAF

On a Boston sidewalk, the brassy, sassy combo Lake Street Dive tears into an acoustic soul cover of the Jackson Five’s “I Want You Back.”

‘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.