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The Who’s new remasters for iTunes and HDTracks hold a special surprise

The Who’s new remasters for iTunes and HDTracks hold a special surprise

Best of all, these don’t appear to be remasters of the Who’s 1996 remixes, either, but of the original mixes.

Def Leppard – Slang (1996; 2014 Deluxe Edition reissue)

Def Leppard – Slang (1996; 2014 Deluxe Edition reissue)

Often overlooked, ‘Slang’ allowed the band to explore new musical territory and stretch its wings.

New Music Monday: John Frusciante, Roger Daltrey + Wilko Johnson, Paul Butterfield

New Music Monday: John Frusciante, Roger Daltrey + Wilko Johnson, Paul Butterfield

John Frusciante continues his deeply intriguing, deeply idiosyncratic solo career, underscoring just why he had to leave what was once thought to be a career-defining partnership with the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

New Music Monday: Asia, Circa Zero, Nathan East, Elton John, Ivo Perelman, Eric Carmen

New Music Monday: Asia, Circa Zero, Nathan East, Elton John, Ivo Perelman, Eric Carmen

Andy Summers is returning to rock after a lengthy post-Police period spent experimenting with jazz and world music, while Asia takes on a new guitarist — but rediscovers an old sound along the way.

Time is right for in-depth look back at Rush’s self-titled 1974 debut

Time is right for in-depth look back at Rush’s self-titled 1974 debut

It may be hard to believe that Rush’s debut album is 40 years old this year, but it’s also sometimes kind of hard to believe it’s really Rush on this album.

New Music Monday: Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, Mike Keneally, The Rides, Sly and the Family Stone

New Music Monday: Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, Mike Keneally, The Rides, Sly and the Family Stone

Massive box sets devoted to the Beach Boys, Bob Dylan and Sly and the Family Stone took us on wildly disparate musical journeys this week. Then, there was Stephen Stills’ blues-rocking new trio, the Rides.

Mike Keneally – You Must Be This Tall (2013)

Mike Keneally – You Must Be This Tall (2013)

Perhaps the most intriguing thing about Mike Keneally, beyond his sheer talent, is that he continues to put out such consistently enjoyable music.

Rush’s 2002 Vapor Trails reunion project has been long overdue for a remix

The long-awaited remix of Rush’s 2002 return to action Vapor Trails is coming October 1. Rush fans have been waiting for ages for this news

New Music Monday: Black Sabbath, Paul McCartney, Boards of Canada, Julian Lennon, Grateful Dead

New Music Monday: Black Sabbath, Paul McCartney, Boards of Canada, Julian Lennon, Grateful Dead

Tony Iommi unleashes a torrent of gnarly riffs on the new Black Sabbath recording with Ozzy Osbourne, while Paul McCartney’s earliest post-Beatles concert successes in America are reborn on Rockshow.

The Flaming Lips – The Terror (2013)

You have been tranquilized against your will, and your limp body has been dumped deep in the dry, hot desert. You awaken to find yourself stranded and alone. You are probably going to die, and you have come to terms with that fact. The Terror is the music that plays behind all of this.