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Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre takes high road on TAAB2 rift

Jethro Tull - Manchester Apollo

Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre is touring Europe with The Legends of Rock and Martin Barre’s New Day, but not with Ian Anderson’s “Thick As A Brick” tour. Barrie takes the high road when talking about the rift between band members, but still counts Tull drummer Doane Perry in his corner.

Tull’s Ian Anderson announces ‘Thick As A Brick’ sequel, tour

Ian Anderson Thick As A Brick poster

For the 40th anniversary of Jethro Tull’s ‘Thick As A Brick’ album, vocalist and flutist Ian Anderson has conceived an ambitious sequel and StCleve.com, a reimagining of the original album cover. The fate of character Gerald Bostock is now in the hands of The Ian Anderson Band, now on a worldwide tour.

How to get better sound from vinyl records

How do you get better sound from your vinyl records? One way to achieve higher fidelity is to purchase better equipment, such as upgrading a turntable, tonearm, cartridge, phono preamps. Or, you can tweak your current system with these four accessories for analog setups.

The blues according to Ida Cox

Decades before there were burning bras, hyphenated last names or girl power in general, blues queen Ida Cox laid out a game plan for the ladies: Kick back with a drink, have a good time, and don’t take any crap from some sorry man.