Friday, July 20th
Dan Briggs' recently formed jazz fusion band, Trioscapes, has confirmed a list of dates that they will be playing during September. Whether or not more dates will be added remains to be seen. The source does not indicate a headliner, but regardless they will be accompanied by Scale the Summit.
9/15- Dayton, OH - Spitfire
9/16- Toronto, ON - Wreck Room
9/17- Montreal, QC - Le Sala Rosa
9/18 - Boston, MA - TT's The Bear
9/19 - Brooklyn, NY - Knitting Factory
9/20 - Philadelphia, PA - The Barbary
9/21 - Greensboro, NC - Greene St.
Perhaps more information will be released through their facebook page:
Thursday, May 10th
T.R.A.M has released the official video to their song "Inverted Ballad" from their recent debut Lingua Franca.
Friday, March 30th
Carlos Santana is issuing his 36th album in May 15th, titled Shape Shifter.
Santana's new album signifies a shift from previous releases, as it includes mostly unreleased instrumental tracks recorded since the late '90s and saved for the needs of an instrumental release.
The track list of the album is as follows:
1. Shape Shifter
5. Angelica Faith
6. Never The Same Again
7. In The Light of a New Day
8. Spark of the Divine
9. Macumba In Budapest
10. Mr. Szabo
11. Erez La Luz
13. Ah, Sweet Dancer
Monday, March 12th
Jazz fusion group Trioscapes, featuring Dan Briggs of Between the Buried and Me, have announced the release of their debut album, entitled "Separate Realities," to be May 8th. The trio has also released a mastered version of their song "Blast Off" which is streaming on Metalblade.
Monday, February 13th
L.A. based progressive act T.R.A.M. have released a new track from their upcoming debut album Lingua Franca titled "Endeavor". They have also released the track list and album art to their debut. The track can be found via the band's facebook page. Lingua Franca is scheduled for release on February 28th through Sumerian Records.
Friday, February 3rd
Discussions regarding MHB's history, composing music, and regarding music in general. Check out the complete interview here:
Friday, December 31st
Progressive deathcore act "Permillisecond" have released a new song entitled "Attaining Purpose." The song is the second of a variety of singles that Permillisecond will be releasing every two weeks rather than releasing a traditional EP, as stated by the band on their myspace:
"We're tired of holding out and sick of annoying teasers! We are going to release a new song on new years eve. It will be one of 5 new songs to be released. We've decided to release each of these individually, rather than put out a traditional EP. We are excited to share the material that is ready and do not want to further delay it's release. *Expect a new song every couple of weeks.*"
Here is a link to their new song:
Saturday, January 12th
Saturday, October 27th
Renowned guitar virtuoso and friend of the site Lindsey Boullt has three tracks in the running for possible Grammy nominations: 'Page Revisited,' 'Chasing The Whirling Dervish' and 'Cleopatra's Third Eye.' You can listen to full versions of each of the nominated tracks at Lindsey's official site below, and email your weird uncle who just happens to own a major music publishing house with support for Lindsey's nomination!
Tuesday, September 11th
Jazz keyboardist Joe Zawinul, famed for his tenure in Weather Report and work with Miles Davis on such classic albums as In a Silent Way, Heavy Weather, and Bitches Brew, has died in Vienna. He was 75.
Zawinul is credited as a highly important figure in modern jazz. His work in the 70s, along with Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock, served to introduce the electric piano and the synthesizer to jazz's instrumental pallette, and move jazz into more electronic territory. He was also one of the key players at the start of fusion, with Weather Report becoming one of the most respected and important names in the genre.
Zawinul's big break in jazz came with his work with the Cannonball Adderley Quintet, a group he was a member of from 1961 to 1970. The exposure he recieved from his work with Adderley led to an invitation to work with Miles Davis - during his time with Davis, he composed "In A Silent Way" and "Pharoahe's Dance", both cornerstones of their respec ...more