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Zorin 12 Core: unpolished diamond

One of the most anxiously awaited distributions in the Linux world this autumn was Zorin OS.  The anxiety was intense, since the last release of Zorin OS 11 stopped receiving any updates long ago because it was based on the non-LTS version...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Dec 13, 2016

ROSA Desktop Fresh R8 Plasma 5: is it near-perfect?

ROSA is a Linux distribution forked some time ago from Mandriva Linux by a team of Russian developers, Rosa Lab, or officially LLC NTC-IT ROSA.I reviewed their distributions several times: ROSA KDE R7, ROSA Desktop 2012 and even interviewed the...
by Linux notes from DarkDuck on Dec 6, 2016

New Release: myPortfolio Theme Helps Churn Out Unique Website

There are millions of websites out there and on an average, a user visits more than 90 unique websites per month and sees over 3000 different pages every single month. Internet is so crowded that you get only one chance to make an impression with you...

Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics Palette for Fall 2016 | Coming September 18th

Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics Palette. This holiday season, there’s a whole new way to get Naked—with our latest Naked Basics palette (the biggest and best yet). We loaded Naked Ultimate Basics with 12 ALL-NEW must-have neutrals, from cool to...
by Jello Beans on Aug 15, 2016

Jack DeJohnette, with Ravi Coltrane and Matthew Garrison – In Movement (2016)

What you get when DeJohnette combines with guys named Coltrane and Garrison doesn't exactly square up with the mental picture (or rather, mental music) most jazzbos might imagine when those three names are put together. Nonetheless, 'In Movement' is...
by Something Else Reviews on Aug 6, 2016

Chicago, “Memories of Love” from Chicago II (1970): Saturdays in the Park

"Memories of Love" is both an oddity and a perfect fit for 'Chicago II.'...
by Something Else Reviews on Aug 6, 2016

Charlie Parker – Unheard Bird (2016)

Come on a journey with Charlie Parker. Hear the trials, the outtakes and the false starts of some of his most memorable tunes.
by Something Else Reviews on Aug 3, 2016

Toto, “Lion” from Isolation (1984): Toto Tuesdays

Lyrically direct yet with a playful turn on the word "lion," this Fergie Frederiksen-sung Toto song is sharp, funky and precise.
by Something Else Reviews on Aug 2, 2016

Jeff Oster – Jeff Oster Live! (2016)

With the funky-tight 'Jeff Oster Live!', Oster and his band replicate the sophistication of the studio as well as the immediacy of the stage.
by Something Else Reviews on Aug 1, 2016

Blackberry Smoke, “Waiting on the Thunder” from Like an Arrow (2016): One Track Mind

Blackberry Smoke's last album needed a little more grit. If “Waiting for the Thunder” is any indication, maybe we’ll get some of that back.
by Something Else Reviews on Aug 1, 2016

Mark Dresser, “TrumpinPutinStoopin” from Sedimental You (2016): Something Else! sneak peek

There couldn't have been a timelier song title than this theatrically creative nugget from master bassist/composer Mark Dresser.
by Something Else Reviews on Jul 31, 2016

Chicago, “25 or 6 to 4” from Chicago II (1970): Saturdays in the Park

Chicago guitarist Terry Kath's solo on "25 or 6 to 4" has always been one of my most memorable musical moments. Here's why.
by Something Else Reviews on Jul 30, 2016

Allan Holdsworth – Tales From The Vault (2016)

Mostly an alternative presentation of 'Road Games', Allan Holdsworth's chaff is superior to most guitarists' wheat and after fifteen years of no studio material cut loose, it's good to see any production from him.
by Something Else Reviews on Jul 30, 2016

Steven Tyler – We’re All Somebody From Somewhere (2016)

I wasn't going to listen to Steven Tyler's new country-influenced album, but I'm such an Aerosmith fanboy that I unfortunately just couldn't resist.
by Something Else Reviews on Jul 29, 2016

Lyle Lovett and his Large Band, July 23, 2016: Shows I’ll Never Forget

The two words that repeatedly came to my mind during Lyle Lovett's concert were “generosity” and “faith.”...
by Something Else Reviews on Jul 28, 2016

Steve Fidyk – Allied Forces (2016)

For the post-bop delight 'Allied Forces' Steve Fidyk may be leading a small combo, but he always drums big and his bandmates think the same way.
by Something Else Reviews on Jul 27, 2016

The Beatles, “I Want You (She’s So Heavy)” from Abbey Road (1969): Deep Beatles

"I Want You (She's So Heavy)" is both the last time all four Beatles were in the studio, and their last breakthrough.
by Something Else Reviews on Jul 27, 2016

Yes, “The Gates of Delirium” from Relayer (1974): YESterdays

Yes sounded looser and more passionate than ever, even as the band lost another key member ahead of 1974's 'Relayer.'...
by Something Else Reviews on Jul 26, 2016

One Piece Film set to stream in 33 countries

Anime fans hold onto your seats because the much awaited One Piece movie has hit screens running. The film entitled One Piece Gold will be shown in 33 countries and has already been screened in Japan. It was shown on a record 743 screens in Japan and...
by Box Office Buz on Jul 26, 2016

Free – Heartbreaker (1973): Shadows in Stereo

Free's critically underrated 'Heartbreaker' was a direct foreshadowing of the success to come for Paul Rodgers and Bad Company.
by Something Else Reviews on Jul 25, 2016


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