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Colin Greenwood Says Radiohead Has New Songs Finished
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Colin Greenwood Says Radiohead Has New Songs Finished

In an online essay on Index on Censorship, Radiohead’s Colin Greenwood revealed that the band has finished work on a new batch of songs and that they are contemplating how to release them. “…We have just finished another group of songs, and have begun to wonder about how to release them in a digital landscape that has changed again,” Greenwood...

Victor Wooten and JD Blair Bring Back “2 Minds: 1 Groove” Tour
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Victor Wooten and JD Blair Bring Back “2 Minds: 1 Groove” Tour

Following last year’s successful tour, Victor Wooten and drummer JD Blair are bringing back “2 Minds: 1 Groove” this fall. The 11-date outing, which runs from October 7th through the 18th, features the duo laying down nasty grooves like only they can. Last time, Wooten and Blair took the south by storm. This year’s tour will focus on the East...

Tommy Shannon with Johnny Winter: Be Careful With a Fool
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Tommy Shannon with Johnny Winter: Be Careful With a Fool

Live on Danish TV in 1970, Johnny Winter performs with bassist Tommy Shannon and Uncle John Turner on drums. It isn’t flashy, but Shannon is just a blues groovin’ machine.

A Perfect Circle Reunites; Tool Writing New Material
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A Perfect Circle Reunites; Tool Writing New Material

A Perfect Circle have confirmed that rumors of their reunion are in fact true, and they will be taking the stage once again. The band will be performing all three of their albums in full in each city they visit on a soon to be announced tour, with the albums spread out over three nights at each stop. Exact dates...

Doug Johns Announces California Tour
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Doug Johns Announces California Tour

Funk master Doug Johns will be touring California as he finishes up the mastering of his new album, set to be released next month. The ten stop outing will include a combination of clinics and performances of the Doug Johns Duo, including the free Genz-Benz clinic at West LA Music in Los Angeles. Recognized for his duo with drummer Chris...

Pantera’s “Cowboys From Hell” Reissued and Expanded
New Albums

Pantera’s “Cowboys From Hell” Reissued and Expanded

Twenty years after its original release, Pantera’s classic album Cowboys From Hell has gotten a facelift with a new 3 CD release that contains the remastered music as well as previously unreleased songs and demos. Though it was technically the band’s fifth release, it is typically seen as the band’s first “official” album, and was one of the albums that...

Mike Gordon Announces New Album, Tour Dates and Bass Lesson Contest
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Mike Gordon Announces New Album, Tour Dates and Bass Lesson Contest

Phish bassist Mike Gordon will be releasing his third solo album, Moss, on October 19. Moss follows Mike’s 2008 release, The Green Sparrow, and about half of its songs stem from the same “50-song burst of creativity that seeded that album”. Anyone who pre-orders the album will receive one of four limited edition sketch replicas of the original album cover,...

Robert Hurst Releases “Bob Ya Head”
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Robert Hurst Releases “Bob Ya Head”

Jazz bass extraordinaire Robert Hurst has just released his latest album, Bob Ya Head on Bebob Records. The 13-track effort is Hurst’s fifth album as a leader, and the title says it all. The music is an original and groovy mix of jazz, hip-hop, blues, soul, and World music. Joining Hurst the album are Scott Kinsey on keys, Marcus Belgrave...

Paul McCartney Named as 2010 Kennedy Center Honoree
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Paul McCartney Named as 2010 Kennedy Center Honoree

Sir Paul McCartney will be one of five recipients at the 33rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors, to take place this December. President Barack Obama will present the award to the former Beatle, who also received the Gershwin Award earlier this year. The Kennedy Center Honor award is given to those in the performing arts for their lifetime of contributions to...

Charnett Moffett with Stanley Jordan: Autumn Leaves
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Charnett Moffett with Stanley Jordan: Autumn Leaves

Charnett Moffett lays down more of a running bass line behind tapping virtuoso Stanley Jordan before showing off his own finger-busting solo on the jazz standard “Autumn Leaves”.