ESPN Adds Chip Kelly To Its College Football Broadcast Roster

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ESPN has added a new big name to its college football coverage roster.

Chip Kelly was named the latest addition this week to the network’s roster of college football analysts.  Kelly, who has more than 30 years experience in college and professional football, will serve as a studio analyst for many of the network’s college football broadcasts. According to a press release from ESPN, Kelly will also appear on Friday and Sunday editions of SportsCenter to offer insight on college and NFL matchups.

Lee Fitting, ESPN Senior Coordinating Producer, called Kelly’s outside the box approach as a coach one of his major strong points while discussing his addition to the network’s on-air football roster.

“Chip is one of the most innovative football minds of our generation,” Fitting said.  “As a coach, he saw the game from a unique perspective, never afraid to take an unconventional approach.  We want him to bring that mentality to our college football coverage each week, offering fans a varying viewpoint outside of the conventional thought process.”

Kelly said in response, he intended to use that unconventional approach when he begins his time with the network, adding he is anticipating starting the next chapter of his football career with ESPN.

“Over the last 30 years, I have experienced football from one perspective – as a coach,” Kelly said.  “Working in television will allow me to see the game from a different angle; simultaneously;  I’ll provide viewers an insight to the mindset of a coach and team while offering alternative views of various situations.  Once I decided to make the move to television, my familiarity with ESPN, combined with their high-quality productions and vital role in college football, it was easily the best network suited for me.”

From 2009 – 12, Kelly served as head coach of the University of Oregon’s football team, compiling a record of 46 – 7.  That record included wins in the Rose Bowl and Fiesta Bowl, and a trip to the College Football National Championship.  In 2009 and ’10, he led the Ducks to the Pac-10 title.  He also led the team to the Pac-12 title.

His time at the helm in Oregon is only one part a 24-year college football career.  Before taking the helm at Oregon, he also spent two years as the team’s offensive coordinator. He spent the past four seasons in the National Football League, including a stint at the helm of the Philadelphia Eagles.

While leading the Eagles, Kelly led the team to a 10 – 6 record and led the team to the NFC East title.

Kelly’s own accolades include Pac-10 Coach of the year in 2009.  He earned four separate coach of the year awards in 2010 including the Associated Press Coach of the Year award.

Kelly will start his on-air college football career with ESPN with the start of this year’s college football season.

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PBS’ New Da Vinci Doc Paints An Interesting New Picture Of Leonardo

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Leonard Da Vinci is considered around the world to be one of the most important figures in the realms of art and science.  His paintings are revered as masterpieces.  His inventions are said to be creations of a genius mind.  However his inventions may in fact not be entirely his as is argued in a new episode of PBS’ hit history-based series Secrets of the DeadSecrets of the Dead: Leonardo The Man Who Saved Science, released on DVD early this month, examines the reality of Da Vinci’s contributions to the scientific community.  That reality is the most important part of the program’s presentation.  It will be discussed shortly.  The re-enactments used to help tell Da Vinci’s story are important in their own right to the program’s whole.  They will be discussed later.  The program’s pacing rounds out its most important elements.  Each item is important in its own right to the program’s whole.  All things considered, they make Leonardo – The Man Who Saved Science a secret worth sharing with lovers and students of science of all ages.

Secretes of the Dead: LeonardoThe Man Who Saved Science is a secret that should be shared with lovers and students of science of all ages.  Released earlier this month on DVD, it paints a picture of Da Vinci (yes, that awful pun was fully intended) that is rarely shown.  It uses new information found in Da Vinci’s own journals to reveal that inventions previously thought to be Da Vinci’s own creations likely were not entirely his.  Rather the program reveals Da Vinci likely took designs from other sources and enhanced them with his own specs.  Those designs included designs for the parachute, the tank and even catapult among so many other inventions.  This is such an intriguing revelation because Da Vinci has been considered a scientific genius responsible for so many of the world’s advances for centuries.  This revelation shows that while he obviously was a smart man, he might not have in fact been the full-on genius that he was previously thought to be.  That is not meant to mean he was not smart.  He clearly was very intelligent.  But the level of his contributions to the scientific community definitely needs to be re-evaluated as is evidenced in this program.  Interestingly enough, the changes that he seemingly made to the pre-existing designs is something that is done in companies worldwide to this day.  To that end, one could argue that Da Vinci’s approach is the model for so many major companies’ employees today.  To that end, one could argue that Da Vinci was a ground breaker in that avenue.  Keeping in mind all of this, the story at the center of this program and its related information ultimately proves to be the program’s most critical element.  It is just one of the program’s key elements.  The re-enactments used to tell the story are collectively just as important to its presentation as the story itself.

The story at the center of SOTD: Leonard The Man Who Saved Science is the cornerstone of the program’s overall presentation.  It sheds new light on Da Vinci and his contributions to the scientific community.  While clearly important to the program’s presentation, it is only one of the program’s key elements.  The re-enactments used to help tell the story are just as important as the story to the program’s presentation.  That is because they provide a full visual aid for audiences.  It serves to entertain audiences, much like so many other episodes of PBS’ hit series, at the same time that they are being educated.  The re-enactments are once again on the same level as those presented in the documentaries that once made History Channel so respected.  Audiences will enjoy seeing Da Vinci try to convince his assistant take a giant leap of faith with his parachute design early on in the program.  They will enjoy just as much, seeing the wheels spinning in his head as he examined another man’s plans as a young man, thinking how he could improve on them and watching him work on the designs throughout his life.  Between these and other moments, the re-enactments that are used throughout the course of this program add to the depth generated through the story.  They truly do make the story just as entertaining as it is educational.  To that end, they help make the program a success just as much as the program’s central story.  It is not the last of the program’s most important elements, either.  The program’s pacing rounds out its most important elements.

The story at the heart of SOTD: Leonardo The Man Who Saved Science and the re-enactments used to help tell that story are both important parts of the program’s whole.  That has been made clear in the discussions already noted here.  They are not its only important elements, though.  The program’s pacing is just as important to its whole as those previously discussed elements.  The nearly hour-long program’s pacing is to be applauded as it remains stable from start to finish.  It would have been very easy for the program to get muddled at so many points in the discussion on Da Vinci’s contributions to the scientific community.  The same applies to the discussions on his personal life, as it does focus on that aspect of his life, too.  Instead of letting that happen, it never allows itself to get stuck on either aspect.  This is important to note because that expert balance keeps the program moving forward solidly from start to finish.  The result is a program that will keep audiences engaged and entertained the entire time.  That maintained engagement and entertainment ensures even more retention of the material presented throughout and in turn assures even more audiences’ appreciation for the program.  That appreciation will lead audiences to agree once more that the program in whole is its own enjoyable addition to this year’s crop of new documentaries.

Secrets of the Dead: Leonardo The Man Who Saved Science is an interesting and entertaining new look at the life and work of Leonardo Da Vinci.  It shows an important part of Da Vinci’s story that has rarely, if ever, been shown.  The re-enactments used to tell that important story deepen the story even more.  The solid pacing from start to finish puts the finishing touch to the program’s presentation.  Each element is important in its own right, as has been already been discussed.  All things considered, they make this episode of Secrets of the Dead its own enjoyable addition to this year’s crop of new documentaries.  It is available now and can be ordered direct online via PBS’ online store.  More information on this and other episodes of SOTD is available online now at:

 

 

 

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NPR Giving Audiences An Early Listen To Cody ChesnuTT’s New Album

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National Public Radio is giving audiences the chance to hear Cody ChesnuTT’s new album in is entirety before it hits stores.

The organization is streaming ChesnuTT’s new album My Love Divine Degree, online now through its NPR Music page.  It will only be available to stream for a short time as the album is currently scheduled to be released on digital platforms Friday, June 2 via Handwritten Records and on CD on June 30.

Audiences can hear the album in whole now here and pre-order it here.

My Love Divine Degree is being streamed as pat of NPR’s “First Listen” series.  The 13 songs that make up the body of the record were recorded and mixed over the course of 18 months and co-produced by Grammy® Award-nominated producer Anthony “Twilite Tone” Kahn.  The record’s track listing is noted below.

My Love Divine Degree Tracklisting:
1. Anything Can Happen
2. Africa The Future
3. She Ran Away
4. Bullets In The Street And Blood (Feat. Raphael Saadiq)
5. So Sad To See (A Lost Generation)
6. Always Sebrena
7. Make a Better Man
8. I Stay Ready
9. Image of Love
10. It’s In The Love
11. This Green Leaf
12. Peace (Side-by-Side)
13. Shine On The Mic
14. Have You Heard Anything From The Lord Today

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Charles Lloyd Reveals New Live Recording’s Release Date, Lead Single

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Veteran jazz musician Charles Lloyd will release his latest live recording this summer.

Passin’ Thru is scheduled to be released Friday, July 14 via Blue Note Records.  Audiences can hear the recording’s title track online now here.

The nearly seven-and-a-half-minute song, whose studio take was originally recorded in 1963–when Lloyd was a member of the Chico Hamilton Quartet–is driven largely by bassist Reuben Rogers. Though, Rogers’ fellow musicians do eventually join in, filling out the song.

Audiences can download ‘Passin’ Thru’ online now here.  The record’s track listing is noted below.

The track listing for Passin’ Thru is as follows:

  1. Dream Weaver
  2. Part 5, Ruminations
  3. Nu Blues
  4. How Can I Tell You
  5. Tagore on the Delta
  6. Passin’ Thru
  7. Shiva Prayer

Joining Lloyd for the performance featured in this recording are Jason Moran (piano), Reuben Rogers (bass) and Eric Harland (drums).  More information on Passin’ Thru is available online now along with all of Charles Lloyd’s latest news at:

 

 

 

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Next To None Unveils ‘Phases” Latest Single, Video

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Next To None is giving audiences a new preview of its new album.

The band unveiled the video for its new single ‘The Apple’ this week.  The song is the latest song from the band’s upcoming album Phases, which is currently scheduled to be released Friday, Friday, July 7.  It will be released domestically via EMP Label Group in North America and via InsideOut Music in Europe.

The record’s full track listing is noted below.

Phases Track Listing:
1. 31
2. Answer Me
3. The Apple
4. Beg
5. Alone
6. Kek
7. Clarity
8. Pause
9. Mr Mime
10. Isolation
11. Denial
12. The Wanderer

The band’s new video sets the band in an open-air environment as it performs the song, creating an interesting juxtaposition between the peaceful setting and the controlled chaos of the song’s arrangement.  Audiences can check out the video online now here.

Next to None will tour in support of Phases alongside Mike Portnoy’s Shattered Fortress in Europe this summer.  The bands’ tour begins June 28 in London, UK and runs through July 6 in Tilburg, Holland.  The bands’ current tour schedule is noted below.

28th June – Koko, London, UK
1st July – Trianon, Paris, France
2nd July – Slagthuset, Malmo, Sweden
3rd July – Kulturfabrik, Esch Sur Alzette, Sweden
4th July – Teatro Della Luna, Milan, Italy
5th July – Z7, Pratteln, Switzerland
6th July – 013, Tilburg, Holland

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The Dead Daisies Make A Good First Live Impression With ‘Live & Louder’

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The Dead Daisies are alive and kicking.  The veteran rock outfit makes that clear in its brand new live recording Live & Louder.  The recording, released last Friday, May 19, comes a little less than a year after the release of the band’s third full-length studio recording Make Some Noise.  This new live recording is also the band’s first-ever live offering.  Keeping that in mind, it is a good start for the band in terms of live recordings.  That is due in part to the recording’s set list.  This will be discussed shortly.  The band’s performance of said set list is just as important to discuss as the set list itself in examining its overall presentation.  The bonus DVD that comes with the CD is yet another of the recording’s most important elements and hardly its last.  One could (and should) discuss the recording’s collective production values, which include its sound engineering and its general editing, as another positive.  The only real negative to the whole thing is the fact that the DVD provides snippets of the band’s performance rather than the performances in whole presented in the recording’s CD.  It would have been nice to have had that included in the package.  Hopefully that will be taken into consideration when and if the band releases its next live recording.  Even with that in mind, the recording in whole still proves to be an enjoyable first live effort from The Dead Daisies that exhibits potential for future live recordings from the band.

Live & Louder is an enjoyable first live effort from The Dead Daisies.  It is a recording that that exhibits potential for future live recordings from the band.  That is due in part to the recording’s set list.  The 15-song set list (technically 14-song since one track is listed as “Band intros) lifts liberally from the band’s latest full-length studio recording, with the album receiving eight nods.  The band’s first two records are also represented here, too with the band self-titled 2014 album being represented by ‘Lock ‘N’ Load,’ which featured former Guns ‘N Roses guitarist Slash as guest musician in the original recording.  Revolucion (2014) receives three nods in the form of ‘Mexico,’ ‘With You and I’ and the band’s cover of the Sensational Alex Harvey Band’s ‘Midnight Moses.’  Those aren’t the set list’s only high points.  Also included in the set list are covers of The Beatles’ ‘Helter Skelter’ and Grand Funk Railroad’s ‘We’re An American Band.’  While Make Some Noise got the most nods in this set list, the band is to be commended for lifting at least somewhat from its first two records for this show, too.  It would have been nice to have more songs from those albums for audiences who might not be so familiar with the band and its body of work.  Hopefully the band will take this into consideration when and if it releases its second live effort.  Even with this in mind, the set list still proves to be its own important part of the recording’s whole.  It is not the recording’s only key element.  The band’s performance of the set list is just as important to discuss here as the set list itself.

The set list featured in The Dead Daisies’ debut live recording is a key piece of the recording’s whole.  That is because though it pulls heavily from the band’s latest album, it does make an attempt to introduce audiences to the band’s older material, too.  Hopefully any future live recordings will be more balanced in regards to its representation of the band’s body of work.  While the set list alone makes this recording a good first live effort for the band, it is just one of the elements that is worth noting.  The band’s performance of the set list is just as important to note as the set list itself.  What is most notable about the band’s performance throughout these collected concerts is the sheer energy exuded in each show by each of the band’s members.  Front man John Corabi leads the way, giving his all in each song while the teamwork of guitarists Doug Aldrich and David Lowy generates even more energy through each song.  Drummer Brian Tichy’s solid timekeeping and powerhouse work behind the kit will impress drummers and musicians in general as will veteran bassist Marco Mendoza.  Whether in the songs or between them, the band manages to keep even home audiences entertained with its collective work.  The only downside to the band’s performances is that the actual video of said performances comes only in small clips in the concert’s bonus DVD.  It would have been nice to have had a full audio-visual presentation of that energy rather than an exclusively audio presentation.  Either way, the energy of the band’s performance does translate relatively well here.  As with the set list itself, it is another element which should be considered for the band’s next live recording.  That aside, the band’s energy still translates well in each song through the recording’s current presentation.  Keeping that in mind, it is not the last of the recording’s most important elements.  The bonus DVD that comes with the recording is yet another of its key elements.

The bonus DVD that is included with Live & Louder is a critical piece of the recording’s whole because of its content.  It includes an extensive series of interviews with the band members in which they discuss a variety of topics including stage fright, favorite live songs, playing covers and much more.  It also includes music videos for four songs taken from Make Some Noise.  Having the videos available on DVD means not always having to search for the videos online, so that in itself is its own bonus.  Audiences are also treated to a brief yet concise look at the tour from which the featured set list was culled.  The short vignettes give just a glimpse into the band’s live shows and life on the road, which adds to the recording’s overall experience.  Each element is minor in itself.  However, when set alongside each other, the noted elements do plenty to add to the overall live experience for fans who might otherwise not get to experience The Dead Daisies live.  One can only hope that, again, with its next live recording, a full audio-visual experience will be available and not just glimpses of that full-on experience.  That’s a discussion for another time.  All things considered, the bonus DVD that comes with Live & Louder’s main CD presentation is worthy of applause in its own right.  When it is set alongside the concert’s set list, the band’s performance thereof and even the concert’s production values, the end result is a recording that is a good first live effort for The Dead Daisies both because of and despite the lack of a DVD or Blu-ray recording of the concert.

The Dead Daisies’ debut live recording Live & Louder is a good first live effort from the veteran rock collective.  It boasts plenty of positives that have already been noted.  What wasn’t fully discussed was the expert production values exhibited throughout the recording.  The transitions between the separate segments were spot on and the sound engineering proves to be just as impressive as the general editing.  When these elements are set alongside the other discussed elements, the end result proves once more just how enjoyable this recording is even solely on an audio-specific platform.  With any luck, the band’s next live recording will include a DVD and/or Blu-ray performance so that the band can show even more just how impressive its live show is.  Live & Louder is available now.  More information on Live & Louder is available online now along with all of the band’s latest news and more at:

 

 

 

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Rainbow’s New Live Recording Is A “Shining” New Offering From Eagle Rock

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Veteran rock outfit Rainbow is set to shine again early next month when it releases its latest live recording Live in Birmingham 2016.  Set for release Friday, June 9, the recording is the final piece in a collection of performances from the band held last year during the band’s European tour.  Two of the performances from that brief tour were initially released on DVD.  This recording, while only available on 2CD set and digital platforms – the set’s only negative – rounds out that short stint of live dates.  Even being available only on audio-specific platforms, it still boasts its share of positives, beginning with its set list.  This will be discussed shortly.  The band’s performance of the featured songs is just as important to note as the songs themselves.  It will be discussed later.  The concert’s sound quality rounds out its most important elements.  Each noted element is important in its own right as will be shown. All things considered, they make Live in Birmingham 2016 one more of this year’s top new live CDs.

Eagle Rock Entertainment’s new live Rainbow recording Live in Birmingham 2016 is one of this year’s top new live CDs.  An accompaniment to the label’s previously released live Rainbow recordings from the band’s 2016 European tour, this recording boasts plenty of positives beginning with its extensive 15-song (technically 16-song) set list.  The set list, which is spread across two discs, features an extensive collection of Rainbow’s hits along with a number of Deep Purple’s biggest hits, too.  On the outermost layer of the set list, audiences will appreciate that the set list balances the Deep Purple songs and Rainbow songs quite expertly.  Both bands are represented with eight songs.  Two of the songs, ‘Black Night’ and ‘Woman From Tokyo’ are joined in a mini-medley.  Even with that in mind, they are still two songs, bringing the set list’s total count to 16 songs.  Again, this makes the bands’ song count eight each.

The expertly balanced representation of Deep Purple and Rainbow within the set list is just one part of what makes the set list stand out.  The range of albums from which the songs are pulled adds even more to the importance of the set list.  In regards to the Rainbow portion of the set list, which is interspersed with the Deep Purple portion, audiences will be pleased to see that only two of Rainbow’s records – Bent Out Of Shape (1983) and Stranger In Us All (1995) – are not represented in this concert.  The band’s debut 1975 album Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow is represented twice in the form of ‘Catch The Rainbow’ and ‘Man on the Silver Mountain’ while Difficult To Cure (1981) also gets a pair of songs in the form of its title track and ‘Spotlight Kid.’  Rising, Down To Earth, Long Live Rock ‘N Roll and Straight Between The Eyes each get a nod, too.

The set list’s Deep Purple nods obviously don’t pull from every one of that band’s albums.  However, It does do a respectable job of representing the band’s early days, reaching all the way back to its seminal 1972 album Machine Head and even to 1995 with the 25th anniversary re-issue of Deep Purple in Rock.  That re-issue is represented through the song ‘Black Night,’ which was originally recorded as a B-Side that never made it onto the original album.  Stormbringer (1974) is also represented here as are the band’s self-titled 1973 album, Burn (1974) and Perfect Strangers (1984).  The latter of the albums, Perfect Strangers marked Blackmore’s return to the band from Rainbow, making it an important record to represent in Blackmore’s return to the stage in this concert.  Keeping in mind the Deep Purple and Rainbow records represented here and their equally balanced representation, it becomes clear why the concert’s set list is so important to its overall presentation.  The whole of the set list paints a rich, vivid picture of Blackmore’s career while also offering plenty of entertaining compositions.  The set list is only one of the elements to be considered in examining the recording’s whole.  The band’s performance of the set list is just as important to discuss in examining the concert’s overall presentation.

The set list featured in this recording is a key piece of the recording’s whole.  That is proven through its balance of Deep Purple and Rainbow songs as well as the representation of each band’s body of work within the recording.  It is not the recording’s only important element.  The band’s performance of that extensive, yet well-balanced, set list is just as important to examine as the set list itself.  Front man Ronnie Romero keeps audiences completely enthralled with his vocals in every song whether powering through ‘Long Live Rock ‘N’ Roll’ and ‘Highway Star,’ soaring through ‘Stargazer’ or driving the band through ‘Burn.’  Blackmore’s work on the guitar is just as powerful in each performance while David Keith (drums) and Bob Nouveau (bass) partner to drive the band’s rhythm section solidly.  The band’s collective fire burns bright through each performance, making the concert engaging from start to finish.  Even in the occasional interludes, Romero keeps listeners engaged showing his prowess as a front man as he interacts with the audience.  The fact that the band doesn’t spend an overt amount of time between songs makes this even more interesting to note.  Simply put, the band makes the most of every moment, whether performing or taking time to talk to the audience.  The whole of that presentation makes this recording even more enjoyable, even though it can only be enjoyed in an audio-only platform.  Despite that, the band’s performance both in-song and between proves to be just as important to this recording as the set list itself.  It is not the last of the recording’s most important elements, either.  Its sound quality rounds out its most important elements.

The set list that makes up the body of Live in Birmingham 2016 and the band’s performance thereof are both key pieces of the recording’s whole.  That has already been pointed out and proven.  While both elements are clearly important pieces of the record’s whole, they are not its only important elements.  The recording’s sound quality (I.E. its sound engineering/mixing) is also important to note.  The concert’s sound starts off a little bit muddled, with Romero’s vocals being somewhat overpowered by the rest of the band’s instrumentation.  By the time the band works its way into ‘Mistreated,’ that issue disappears, making the concert an enjoyable listen right to the end.  Whether the initial audio issue rose at the concert or in post-production is anyone’s guess.  That aside, it thankfully doesn’t last too long before it is finally eliminated.  The end result is a recording that balances relatively well each musician’s part with those of his counterparts, making for a concert that expertly highlights each musician and in turn entertains and engages audiences from start to finish.  When this is considered along with the equally important set list and band’s performance thereof, the whole of those elements reveals the recording to be an experience that audiences, whether fans of Blackmore, Deep Purple, Rainbow or all three, will appreciate.  That is the case even despite the fact that the recording is available only on audio-specific platforms.  They reveal the recording to be one of this year’s top new live CDS.

Rainbow: Live in Birmingham 2016 is one of this year’s top new live CDs.  That is due in part to a set list that lifts equally from Blackmore’s time with Rainbow and Deep Purple.  The band’s performance of the expertly balanced set list adds to the recording’s presentation.  The recording’s sound quality rounds out its most important elements.  Each element is, as already noted, important in its own right to the recording’s whole.  All things considered, they make Live in Birmingham 2016 a presentation that, despite being available exclusively on audio platforms, an enjoyable recording and one that proves to be one of the year’s top new live CDs.  It will be available in stores and online Friday, June 9.  More information on this and other titles from Eagle Rock Entertainment is available online now at:

 

 

 

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