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Police guitarist's new band Circa Zero

Andy Summers, the guitarist for The Police and before that a one-time member of The Animals, has a new band called Circa Zero.

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Former Police guitarist Andy Summers has done it all — including starting a new band at 72

“I’ve been through the whole thing you can do with a rock band,” says Andy Summers.

He’s not kidding. Even before joining The Police, the guitarist had jammed with Jimi Hendrix in L.A. 1,046 more words

Arts

EP-iphanies: The Police's "Wrapped Around Your Finger"

As you probably know by now, The Analog Kid lives for b-sides and non-album cuts. In this continuing series, I will share some of my favorite EPs and 12″ singles from over the years in their entirety. 342 more words

Rock

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Andy Summer and Robert Fripp

I Advance Masked (A&M, 1982)

Soundscape for the utter stultifier.

Talk, it’s only talk. Babble, burble, banter, bicker bicker bicker. Brouhaha, boulderdash, ballyhoo.

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Idea Generation

Music for 2014: CIRCA ZERO

This is an interesting one featuring vocalist Rob Giles and former Police guitarist Andy Summers. Cracking slabs of pop rock on here, with a hint of the Police as you’d expect. 27 more words

Modern Rock

Circa Zero "Levitation" (Lyric Video)

The Police were my favorite group in college, even though my brain was planted solidly in the Jazz world. Rob Giles has been a friend for many years. 46 more words

SXSW

Synchronicity

The Police (1984)

I acknowledge that it does reek of elitism to insult and dismiss the increasingly plastic, inane market-driven pop tunes of the late 70s and 80s when some of them are guilty pleasures, possibly even a few of them great. 357 more words

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