The Who may have started their recording career 55 years ago, but Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are still going. Their latest album, “Who,” marks their 12th studio album, and features Pino Palladino and Gus Seyffert.
Olivier Babaz has just released a new album, which is the first record on his new label, Midnight Caffeine Music. “Fragments” marks the bassist’s fifth album and is filled out by percussionists Patrick Graham and Noam Guerrier Freud.
Extreme metal band Cattle Decapitation has returned after a four-year gap in albums with “Death Atlas.” The record, which marks their longest to date, is the first to feature new guitarist Belisario Dimuzio and bassist Olivier Pinard.
Prong has released a new EP, “Age of Defiance,” featuring two new tracks and three live cuts. Prong’s current lineup includes drummer Aaron Rossi and bassist Jason Christopher, who has been working with the group for most of the decade.
Bassist Tim Lefebvre has released a new album, “End of Daze,” with his latest group, Ego Mondo. The band is a trio project with drummer Gary Novak and keyboardist Scott Kinsey that channels rock, hip hop, and jazz vibes.
Jimi Hendrix debuted The Band of Gypsys with four shows over New Year’s Eve 1969 and New Year’s Day 1970. All of the performances were recorded, and all of them are now available in a new box set, “Songs For Groovy Children: The Fillmore East Concerts.”
The Grateful Dead began working on a new studio album in 1992 that never came to fruition. They broke up after the death of Jerry Garcia in 1995, ending any new studio albums from the group. Now a live album, “Ready or Not,” imagines what could have been.
The works of Bottesini, Dragonetti, and Koussevitsky have dominated the solo repertoire for double bass for over a hundred years. Leon Bosch is pushing the instrument’s rep forward with a new album called “21st Century Bass.”
Incognito is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a new album. “Tomorrow’s New Dream” is filled with special guests including Maysa, Phil Perry, Take 6, and more. Of course, it’s also driven by the incredible bass lines of Francis Hylton.
Kyle Eastwood has a unique relationship with the film industry. As the son of a famous actor, he’s been around it his whole life. Now he’s combining his love for jazz and film with a new album called “Cinematic.”
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins has released a new album called “Get The Money.” The star-studded album is anchored primarily by a band called The Coattail Riders, which includes Chris Chaney. Duff McKagan and Mark King also contributed.
Bassist Sam Wilkes has been blowing everyone away with his performances alongside Knower, Chaka Khan, and Scary Pockets. Now he’s released a live album of his own called “Live on the Green.”