by John M. Borack A bit overdue with this, but here ’tis… 1. The Yum Yums – …play good music These merry popsters from Norway have been serving up hot ‘n’ fresh slabs of bubblegummy punk for more than 20 …
by John M. Borack It’s always a beautiful thing when great musicians get together for a great cause, and that very thing occurred in North Hollywood, CA earlier this year when a talented and eclectic array of more than 50 …
by John M. Borack Here’s some quick ruminations on a handful or two of discs both new and not-so-new… Maxi Dunn’s Edmund & Leo finds the UK songstress back with another pleasant collection of tunes. “Change the Record” is one …
Ram could be considered Paul McCartney’s “Sgt. Pepper.” There’s a grab-bag, something-for-everybody musical approach, with folk, rock, pop and orchestrations.
John, Paul, George and Ringo are together again in a limited-edition, screen-printed collection based on the animation art from The Beatles’ “Yellow Submarine.”
2012 was a great year for new music, with albums from former major label favorites sharing space with releases from relative upstarts from the indie pop world. For my money, here’s a look at the best of the best from last year.
Perhaps best known for his work with The Fab Four, legendary producer Sir George Martin made the most of his career — with a little help from his friends. But his impact on popular music stretches far beyond Abbey Road.
The Liverpool skiffle band where future Beatles John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison got their start is still making music.
James McCartney has largely avoided the limelight, but finally comes out and reveals his musical skills on this two-CD release, which includes bonus tracks.
A new documentary focusing on the stories of fans of The Beatles will make its debut Oct. 2, 2012.