The Grammy Awards are dull and insipid every year, but at least for the last two years the Recording Academy managed a few surprises: In 2011, Arcade Fire won Album of the Year, providing a climactic reality-check for thousands of indie partisans; in 2012, the awards attempted to both grapple with t ... More >>
The Jack DeJohnette Trio, featuring Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012
Better than: The drum solo in Led Zeppelin's "Moby Dick," and probably any drum solo in any rock song, ever.
One expects great things from the live performance of a trio led by someone like Jac ... More >>
Les Claypool and the Frog BrigadeThink back, grasshopper, project yourself back to the late '80s and the early '90s -- yes, a lifetime ago. Major labels and would-be majors signed tons of bands that could more or less bear the handle of "alternative rock." The discs by many of these bands can now ... More >>