Take Five: John Paul Jones

Though best known as Led Zeppelin’s bassist/keyboardist, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Paul Jones had a flourishing career as a session musician and arranger in the years before […]

30 Days Out, March 2023 #2: Satsang, Sawyer Fredericks, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Winery Dogs

This edition of 30 Days Out takes a look at a well-known and beloved national touring act as well as some lesser-known artists whose work is well worth investigation. Artist: […]

Interview Roundup: Emerson, Lake & Palmer

In the years after punk and new wave had their moment, it would become fashionable to rag on the so-called “dinosaurs” of progressive rock. The thinking went – or so […]

Take Five: Jimmy Page

Five significant Jimmy Page sessions before Led Zeppelin Like his bandmate John Paul Jones, guitarist Jimmy Page was an in-demand session musician in the years before Led Zeppelin. Page’s journeyman […]

Interview Roundup: King Crimson

When it comes to progressive music, King Crimson is the heaviest of heavyweights, the most gigantic of giants. Since their formation in 1969 and through myriad changes in personnel and […]

Interview Roundup: CCR

Creedence Clearwater Revival were the Great American Singles Band. That doesn’t necessarily mean that they had the most hit singles; rather it connotes the band’s enduring and indelible place in […]

Take Five: Sir George Martin

George Martin will be best remembered for his landmark production work with the Beatles. But London-born Sir George – who was knighted in 1996 in recognition for his major contributions […]

Interview Roundup: Fantastic Negrito

Xavier Dphrepaulezz aka Fantastic Negrito may well be one of the most important artists of the era. Nominally a blues artist – or at least initially categorized as one – […]

Interview Roundup: The Turtles

Everybody knows the Turtles, and most of us love ‘em. Led by co-vocalists Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman, they made some of the best pop music of the ‘60s: folk […]

Interview Roundup: John McLaughlin

There have been few musicians as boundary-pushing and inspiring as John McLaughlin. Form his work with Miles Davis to his pioneering fusion ensemble Mahavishnu Orchestra, from his world music explorations […]