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By Jon Blistein
John Mayer announced today on his Facebook page that he is back in the studio recording his sixth studio album, adding that he plans to release behind-the-scenes clips of the process each Tuesday. The first video, which you can check out below, shows Mayer toying with an amp, looking over his collection of pedals and picking out a spacey, washed-out lick.
John Mayer Rebounds at Jazz Fest
Musically, Mayer seems to be moving towards a more country sound since his last LP, Born and Raised. He recently performed with Brad Paisley at the Academy of Country Music Awards, and told Rolling Stone in a recent issue, "I like a lot of stuff I didn't think I was going to like 10 years ago. That excites me."
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No, this is not an April Fool’s Day joke: American Idol has cooked up a fun, fresh theme for next Wednesday’s Top 7 performance episode.
Yeah, I kinda wish Nigel Lythgoe & Co. hadn’t added the “Classic” modifier to “Classic Rock, No Ballads” night — why not let the kids go current, if they’re so inclined? — but still, we won’t get seven consecutive ballads. (What-what?) And as long as Nigel isn’t maniacally offering a meager list of 15 or 20 pre-approved songs, it’s a pretty broad theme, too, with plenty of opportunities for brilliance and/or catastrophe.
- Michael Slezak
2 items from 2013
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