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  • Mogwai Releases “Every Country’s Sun”

    Mogwai Releases “Every Country’s Sun”

    Mogwai has released their ninth studio album, entitled Every Country’s Sun. The Scottish band’s new record is part instrumental, part vocal with a post-rock sound that blends ambient sounds with electronica. Dominic Aitchison pins the album together with melodic bass lines and big tone. Check out the song, “Party in the Dark” in the video... »

  • Rediscovered Bill Evans Recording Features Eddie Gomez with Jack DeJohnette

    Rediscovered Bill Evans Recording Features Eddie Gomez with Jack DeJohnette

    Bill Evans was one of the most influential jazz pianists ever, and he always played with top tier musicians. Now Resonance Records has released another example of that with Another Time: The Hilversum Concert. The album is a rare recording featuring his trio with Eddie Gomez and Jack DeJohnette. While Gomez had played with Evans... »

  • Mötorhead’s “Under Cöver” Album Now Available

    Mötorhead’s “Under Cöver” Album Now Available

    Lemmy Kilmister was always a big fan of other people’s music. Now that’s evidenced even further with a new Mötorhead album called Under Cöver, which sees the trio putting their own spin on their favorite songs. Taken from recordings over the past 25 years, the collection includes cover versions of songs by artists ranging from... »

  • Bryant Fabian Marsalis Releases “Do For You?”

    Bryant Fabian Marsalis Releases “Do For You?”

    The killer jazz trio of saxophonist Lance Bryant, drummer Jason Marsalis, and bassist Christian Fabian have teamed up to release Do For You? The album, which also features guest artist Gates Thomas on keys, is rooted in the jazz tradition and tinged with the blues. It includes eight original tunes with four written or co-written... »

  • MonoNeon Returns with “A Place Called Fantasy”

    MonoNeon Returns with “A Place Called Fantasy”

    The supremely funky and delightfully avant-garde MonoNeon has returned with a brand new album entitled A Place Called Fantasy. The 11-song record features the artist on multiple instruments, including his unbelievable grooves on the bass. “The album is weird, Lo-Fi, funny, raunchy, minimalistic, lackadaisical, and introspective,” a press release explains. “Even with all the strange... »

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  • Rex Brown Releases Solo Debut Album

    Rex Brown Releases Solo Debut Album

    After much anticipation, former Pantera bassist Rex Brown’s solo album is finally. Smoke On This… showcases the musician’s many sides. He plays bass and guitar as well as taking lead vocals. While his past with heavy metal shines through, the album is also heavily influenced by classic rock acts ranging from the Beatles to Led... »

  • Violent Femmes Release “Two Mics & The Truth: Unplugged & Unhinged In America”

    Violent Femmes Release “Two Mics & The Truth: Unplugged & Unhinged In America”

    After releasing a long-awaited studio album last year, Violent Femmes have returned with a follow-up live album. Two Mics & The Truth: Unplugged & Unhinged In America captures the band over the past year at sessions for radio stations across the country. Anchored by bassist Brian Ritchie, the album is filled with songs from their... »

  • Benefit CD for Marc VW Now Available

    Benefit CD for Marc VW Now Available

    The music world was shocked in January when Tower of Power bassist Marc Van Wageningen and drummer David Garibaldi were struck by a train on their way to a gig at Yoshi’s Night Club in Oakland, California. Thankfully, they both survived, though Van Wageningen (aka Marc VW) was put in the hospital in serious condition.... »

  • Gaudi Features Levin, Laswell, Edwin and More on New Album

    Gaudi Features Levin, Laswell, Edwin and More on New Album

    London-based music producer Gaudi has tapped a wealth of bassists for his latest album, entitled Magnetic. Drawing inspiration from the RareNoise Records catalog, the composer blends electronica, rock, jazz, and ambient music for a tapestry of sounds. “It is not a departure from the Gaudi we know and love,” a press release states, “however, Magnetic... »

  • Mr. Big Releases “Defying Gravity”

    Mr. Big Releases “Defying Gravity”

    Mr. Big is back with a new album, entitled Defying Gravity. Their ninth album features the band’s original lineup of Eric Martin, Paul Gilbert, Billy Sheehan, and Pat Torpey as well as further drum work by Matt Starr. It is also the return of them working with producer Kevin Elson. While the album includes a... »