The Pink Floyd Album For The 21st Century

The Pink Floyd Album For The 21st Century

I can always count on Uncut Magazine to deliver the definitive progressive rock cover story. Yesterday, Pink Floyd announced to the world that they will be releasing their 15th studio recording, The Endless River, on November 10th, 2014.

Uncut Magazine followed suit today by making available the digital magazine edition of the November 2014 issue for my iPad. I’m Lovin It!

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Free Song with purchase of Carlos Santana’s Autobiography

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Carlos Santana’s autobiography, The Universal Tone is available for preorder. An incentive to ordering the book ahead of the release on November 4th, 2014 is that when you place a preorder you will be able to download a special song,”Spread Your Wings” written by Tony Lindsay and Carlos Santana.

To download please visit <https://myredmusic.com/santana/>, it just requires a proof of purchase from…

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Raising Voices As One In Virtual Space and Time

Raising Voices As One In Virtual Space and Time

You may have or maybe not yet discovered classic composer and conductor Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir. It is a magnificent use of the power of Web music collaboration by editing videos and aligning voices as one choir.

The Virtual Choir is gaining aggregate global strength with each successive video project fielded and produced. The numbers of participants and countries involved have grown from…

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The time is getting closer to when a highly anticipated photography book I want to own becomes available, October 14th to be precise ;)

Glenn Cornick - Jethro Tull Original Bassist, Joins The Great Beyond

Glenn Cornick – Jethro Tull Original Bassist, Joins The Great Beyond

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English: Glenn Cornick, bass player of Jethro Tull. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I awoke this morning to have the Mrs. tell me that Glenn Cornick, the original bass guitarist for Jethro Tull passed away yesterday. Glenn Cornick is the first member of the original Jethro Tull to join the Great Beyond. Sigh. Death comes to us all.

I reflect on what Glenn Cornick and the early Jethro Tull band means…

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In Memory of Brian Farmer

In Memory of Brian Farmer

I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Brian Farmer. To me he will always be the heart and soul of Gov’t. Mule.

He was a vibrant character, dedicated to his craft as the road and equipment manager for The Mule. He was a focused guitar tech and incredible buddy with Warren Haynes.

I have two videos I want to share with about Brian.

The first is a video of Brian Farmer participating with…

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Don’t Push Me Cuz I’m Close To The Edje, Oh Yeah

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The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in 10 Songs - Greil Marcus

The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in 10 Songs – Greil Marcus

Greil Marcus selects ten songs recorded between 1956 and 2008, then proceeds to dramatize how each embodies rock ’n’ roll as a thing in itself, in the story it tells, inhabits, and acts out—a new language, something new under the sun.

The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in 10 Songsis available for purchase in stores and online. Disregard the September 2, 2014 availability date. I saw it on the shelf…

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Van Morrison - Lit Up Inside

Van Morrison – Lit Up Inside

Van Morrison has selected his best and most iconic lyrics which span 50 years of writing and representing his entire creative journey for a new lyrics book. Lit Up Inside will be the first literary work published with Morrison’s blessing.

Van Morrison himself sought out City Lightsto publish the U.S. edition of his selected lyrics.  Morrison chose City Lights to release the book because of the…

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