The TV presentation and DVD Close To You: Remembering the Carpenters is a poignant musical portrait of Richard Carpenter and his late sister, Karen that airs on Public Television stations nationwide this Saturday, December 5th, with encore telecasts throughout the month.
Jamie Cullum: "I've lived my short life as a record geek. I take quite a heavy interest in music. Lots of people are interested in music, but I'm the kind of guy who'd be digging through boxfuls of old records in secondhand stores and record fares and things like that."
For those wondering what the heck Stephen Stills has been doing lately, he's got an extensive box set and a new project co-starring Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Chicago blues-o-phile Barry Goldberg. Here is an exclusive from their album Can't Get Enough.
"If you're prepared for what you'd like to do with the rest of your life and you're putting in the time and are passionate about what you're doing, you have to just stay with it. There's no magic formula for how to get through the maze."
Tom Morello: The Watchman features an intimate conversation with Morello about the "high-wire act" of embarking on a solo career, the impetus behind his storied musical career and how his definition of "heavy music" has changed over the years.