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Something Else! Interview: Singer-songwriter Sammy Walker

Something Else! Interview: Singer-songwriter Sammy Walker

Some careers follow a beaten path to fame and fortune, but for others the road is rough and rocky, winding its way past brief success and disappointment. This has certainly been the case for Sammy Walker

Something Else! sneak peek: Van Morrison, “Into the Mystic [Take 11]” from Moondance Box Set (2013)

Something Else! sneak peek: Van Morrison, “Into the Mystic [Take 11]” from Moondance Box Set (2013)

As Warner Bros. gets set to release a sprawling five-disc reissue of Van Morrison’s breakthrough Moondance, here’s a chance to hear one of its tastiest extras — an alternate take on “Into the Mystic.”

Steve Earle – The Warner Bros. Years (2013)

Steve Earle – The Warner Bros. Years (2013)

This set represents an often-overlooked period, and one of intense experimentation, for Steve Earle — who couldn’t have been further removed (personally or professionally) from his earliest triumphs

ZZ Top – The Complete Studio Albums: 1970-1990 (2013)

ZZ Top – The Complete Studio Albums: 1970-1990 (2013)

What you’re struck first by is this new 10-album reissue box’s long-hoped-for restoration of the original mixes. Then, across 100 songs from two decades, by the wealth of worthy deep cuts from ZZ Top.

‘Out of this horrible thing came — me’: Rush’s Geddy Lee opens up about his parents’ difficult journey

‘Out of this horrible thing came — me’: Rush’s Geddy Lee opens up about his parents’ difficult journey

Geddy Lee, giving an emotional interview with Warner Bros. Poland, talked about the experience of his parents — both of whom were Jewish natives of that country and prisoners of war together during World War II.

Gary Clark Jr. – Blak and Blu (2012)

Gary Clark Jr. – Blak and Blu (2012)

Ragged and raw, then as suave as a velvet wide-brimmed hat, Gary Clark Jr.’s long-awaited full-length debut is so eclectic as to make the term sound somehow confining and staid.

New Red Hot Chili Peppers EP salutes fellow Hall of Fame inductees, including Ramones, Iggy Pop, David Bowie, others

If you always wondered what the Red Hot Chili Peppers would sound like covering their fellow Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees — both the expected (the Ramones, Iggy Pop) and the decidedly less so (Dion, the Beach Boys) — here’s your chance.

Deep Cuts: The Time, "Cool" (1981)

Deep Cuts: The Time, "Cool" (1981)

I think it was about a year ago since there was last a discussion of 80s funk at our little corner of the blogosphere. But really, you can’t have a conversation about that topic without putting Prince into the equation. This ain’t about the once-nameless Purple One, though (for all things Prince, I’d recommend visiting our friends at Ickmusic). Naw,Read More

Dr. John – Mos' Scocious (1993)

As Mac Rebbenack, aka Dr. John the Night Tripper, says: He’s done “whatever I had to do to get the job did.” Over the years, this amounts to a list of jobs including, but not limited to, snot-nosed duck-tailed rocker, record producer, songwriter, way-out psychedelic pop star, reliable recording-session sideman and, at this point, a comfortable late-career existence of laurel-ridingRead More

Sam Yahel/Joshua Redman/Brian Blade – Yaya3 (2002)

by Pico With the release last month of Truth And Beauty by jazz organ wunderkind Sam Yahel, we find a maturing talent finding his own voice in the crowded field of Hammond B-3 players. But how does Yahel sound when he’s just jammin’ with the boys? The same boys found on Truth And Beauty, in fact? There is such aRead More

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