Legendary New Orleans night tripper Dr. John (aka Mac Rebennack, Jr.) died in 2019, but at the time he was recording a new album that will finally be released next month. Things Happen That Way features guest performances by some of Dr. John's esteemed fellow travelers, including Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, and Aaron Neville. To help us keep the faith, Rounder Records has released the first track from the LP—Dr. John and Willie's inimitable rendition of the Gospel traditional "Gimme That Old Time Religion" which dates back to at least 1873. Amen, brother.
Mark Shreeve, an English modular synth master who made electronic music for decades, died recently at 65. He's one of those composers whose work you've certainly heard—he worked often with other stars and his library music was regularly used by major broadcasters for segues and BGM—whose own albums (solo and with/as Redshift) are a world… READ THE REST
The Beatle's 12th and final studio album, Let It Be, was released in 1970. But Formidable magazine says there is actually a 13th studio album, or at least one can be compiled from post-Beatles songs that were written before the band broke up. Beatles fans and music lovers in general, often fantasize about what the… READ THE REST
I had never heard of Zamrock until I read about it in this article in Formidable. It's a genre of psychedelic music from Zambia that started in the 1970s. Apple Music describes the exemplar of the genre, a band called Witch (the name stands for "We Intend To Cause Havoc"), as a blend of "hard… READ THE REST
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