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July 20, 2015

Tenor-sax ace McCaslin delivers a superb follow-up to his Grammy-nominated 2012 side, Casting for Gravity, while fronting one of the most fo...

July 20, 2015

The mellow, Americana-meets-desert rock of Calexico hits its stride on the band’s ninth disc.

July 20, 2015

Bunny Brunel uses his latest solo disc to pay tribute to some of his favorite musicians, including former employer Chick Corea, who has thre...

July 20, 2015

Tom Jenkinson’s musical identity as Square-pusher consists of two very opposite, highly polarized personalities

July 20, 2015

If there were a book of rules for songwriting, Australian-based Hiatus Kaiyote has never read it.

July 20, 2015

Well-respected New York sideman Andy Galore (Al DiMeola, Buddy Miles) steps up with a superior solo debut rife with penetrating grooves, foc...

July 20, 2015

The latest album from the mainstream hard rock outfit Halestorm is built upon polished production, anthemic choruses, and the foundational s...

June 19, 2015

Another early-’70s adopter of the Rickenbacker 4001, Death’s frontman and bassist Bobby Hackney soaked up the sound of rock’s heavyweights (...

June 19, 2015

The late Randy Coven sure knew his way around the fingerboard. His fleet-fingered solos on the song “Perpetual Motion” illuminate a command ...

June 19, 2015

As one of the few who helped define the range of Rickenbacker’s iconic 4001, Chris Squire was in his prime with Yes in 1972, and it’s immedi...

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