Erik Highter is a writer living and working in Dallas, Texas. He writes for PopMatters and Last Rites, and posts things no one else will put their name on at his website I Am Not Me (highter.wordpress.com). He can also be found sharing witless banter on twitter @EZSnappin.
Wednesday, July 16 2014
To measure the success of a jam session is a daunting task. The parameters of success are different than with a composed work, and require a different kind of empathy and listening from both players and audience.
Sunday, July 6 2014
This is Judas Priest as they haven't been heard in nearly 25 years. Not since Painkiller has the band had this much power, energy, or hooks.
Tuesday, May 20 2014
Images 13 shows that this current Duo is Romweber's strongest, most empathetic pairing since the days of the Flat Duo Jets.
Tuesday, March 11 2014
To live up to the legacy of a cult classic is a daunting task. While The Soul of All Natural Things isn't quite up to the challenge, it does add a number of memorable songs to her catalog.
Tuesday, February 25 2014
Neneh Cherry has always followed her own path in her style. With Blank Project, Cherry has reclaimed the spotlight to deserved applause.