MusicTAP, a site that features music release news from several locations, reviews of albums and DVDs, and the more than occasional ramble of thought, incoherent or otherwise. He desires greatly to re-spark the love of music in today's environment with the older audience. But he can be fun too. Oh, and he did eventually move up to FM radio which pretty much explains his musical eccentricities." />

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January 2013

Articles From Matt Rowe in January
Monday Jan 28, 2013 20:00 PM ET
English musician Steven Wilson is a rare individual in the music world. In a time where bigger than life rock personas are few and far between, Wilson is one who could be referred to as such.
Wednesday Jan 23, 2013 30:00 PM ET
Yoko Ono will have a busy 2013 with the expected reissue of her albums from 1968 through 1985. Also on her busy calendar will be the release of a career-spanning art book, Infinite Universe at Dawn, which will highlight 60 years of Yoko Ono art. She will also curate the 2013 Meltdown Festival at Southbanke Centre that will take place in June.
Wednesday Jan 23, 2013 05:00 PM ET
If you have an affinity for some of that psychedelia from the early years, and you appreciate the growing psychedelic movement, then The Black Angels are a band that you should not ignore.
Tuesday Jan 22, 2013 00:00 AM ET
Of course, there are many locales that produce fine music. The small group that I have mentioned here are just notable starting places. As an interesting poll-like experiment, I'd be interested in discovering which location that you turn to for your idea of good music!
Saturday Jan 19, 2013 20:00 PM ET
With a voice shockingly reminiscent of jazz greats Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald, but with a mix of its own, Madeleine Peyroux can charm the listener like no one else alive can. Did I just get your attention? Hopefully, I did.
Thursday Jan 17, 2013 25:00 PM ET
Comprised of Jessica Davies, and Katherine Blamire, friends since their high school days in Sussex but now based in London, their modern brand of folk brings to mind that genre's classic days from many decades earlier.
Tuesday Jan 15, 2013 30:00 AM ET
If you were paying any attention to the splashes of New Wave music back in the '80s, then there is a name that you may remember. Orchestral Manouvres In The Dark, or, as they became more popularly known, OMD.
Monday Jan 14, 2013 40:00 PM ET
Black Sabbath is an icon of sorts for all of heavy metal. Using a approach unique at the time, they embraced a horror theme that explored societal ills and injustices, writing songs of discontent and occultism, and wrapping the entire package in an explosive, bluesy metal that won them a massive fan base.
Friday Jan 11, 2013 10:00 PM ET
"We all felt that we had changed the musical landscape a little at that time."
Monday Jan 7, 2013 00:00 PM ET
These days, it's increasingly difficult for longtime established artists to remain relevant. Many lose the edge, some musically and some lyrically. Kris Kristofferson is not one of these. In fact, he has gotten better at his craft, much better.

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