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  • Esperanza Spalding Teases New Album with Burniss Travis on Bass

    Esperanza Spalding Teases New Album with Burniss Travis on Bass

    Last year, Esperanza Spalding shocked the world by creating Exposure, an album created on the spot and completely live-streamed on Facebook over 77 hours. Now she’s revealed her next album, 12 Little Spells, will be available in October with another unique release. Starting on October 7th, Spalding will release one song per day on her... »

  • Whose Hat Is This? Announces “Everything’s OK?” Tour

    Whose Hat Is This? Announces “Everything’s OK?” Tour

    Whose Hat Is This? has a new album coming in November called Everything’s OK?, and they’ve just announced a tour to lead up to its release. The “Everything’s OK” tour will see the band starting in New York City before jumping down to Mobile, Alabama so they can snake their way back up the East... »

  • Bob Dylan Announces U.S. Tour Dates with Tony Garnier

    Bob Dylan Announces U.S. Tour Dates with Tony Garnier

    The one and only Bob Dylan is going back out on the road again this fall for his first United States tour of the year. Starting in Midland, Texas, the bard will blanket the South throughout October before heading north mid-November. The run will include a seven-night run at the Beacon Theatre in New York... »

  • Barre Phillips Releases Final Solo Album, “End to End”

    Barre Phillips Releases Final Solo Album, “End to End”

    Bassist Barre Phillips is noted for being the first musician to record an album of solo double bass, which was his 1968 record Journal Violone (also known as Unaccompanied Barre or Basse Barre). Fifty years later he has released End to End, which he says is his final solo album. “It is a beautiful and... »

  • Suicidal Tendencies Release “Still Cyco Punk After All These Years”

    Suicidal Tendencies Release “Still Cyco Punk After All These Years”

    Suicidal Tendencies has been bringing their flavor of heavy music to the masses for 37 years, and they’re still keeping it real. That’s proven in their new album, Still Cyco Punk After All These Years, which is the second full-length to feature the dynamic rhythm section of drummer Dave Lombardo and bassist Ra Diaz. The... »

  • Jonathan Scales Fourchestra’s “Pillar” Features All-Star Bassists

    Jonathan Scales Fourchestra’s “Pillar” Features All-Star Bassists

    Jonathan Scales has always had great bassists for his band and his new album only ups the ante. Pillar, which is the steel pannist’s third Fourchestra album, features his full-time bassist E’Lon JD as well as low-end guests Oteil Burbridge, Victor Wooten, and Mononeon. Burbridge anchors the opening track, “Fake Buddha’s Inner Child,” while the... »

  • Yellowjackets Release “Raising Our Voice”

    Yellowjackets Release “Raising Our Voice”

    Legendary fusion band Yellowjackets have released a new album called Raising Our Voice, which pushes into new territory by featuring vocalist Luciana Souza on seven of its thirteen tracks. The usually instrumental band used the opportunity to continue their sonic explorations. “The band keeps moving forward,” says longtime saxophonist Bob Mintzer. “It’s one of the... »

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  • KISS Announce Farewell Tour

    KISS Announce Farewell Tour

    Love them or hate them, KISS has been rocking and inspiring people for over four decades. Now it looks as though they’ll be throwing in the towel after announcing a farewell tour called “One Last Kiss: End Of The Road World Tour.” The band made the announcement on the finale of America’s Got Talent after... »

  • Yes Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman Release “Live At The Apollo”

    Yes Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman Release “Live At The Apollo”

    In 2016, former Yes members Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman formed their own version of the band. They’ve taken the act on the road for the past two years and have documented their live show with a new album and film called Live at the Apollo. Yes Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick... »

  • Carvin Audio Returns with New Leadership

    Carvin Audio Returns with New Leadership

    Back in October, we shared the sad news that Carvin Audio was closing its doors after over seven decades of business. Now we’ve got good news to share: the Carvin Corporation is back with new executive leadership. The company shared the news in a statement explaining that Joel Kiesel and Kristen Kiesel Lieurance will serve... »