Scott Recker is a freelance journalist based out of Toledo, OH. Follow him on Twitter: @scottmrecker
Sunday, June 1 2014
The Secrets Sisters' sophomore album is less formulaic and safe than their debut. And the reward trumps the risk.
Monday, May 19 2014
Conor Oberst steers clear from social prognosis or overbearing attempts at change, focusing more on what broke him into the mainstream’s eye in the first place.
Wednesday, May 14 2014
Till Midnight succeeds in both blending and separating all of the influences and styles that Chuck Ragan has gathered and groomed along the way.
Monday, May 12 2014
For a genre that seems to be split between bubblegum and alternative, Sturgill Simpson is a breath of fresh air.
Monday, March 31 2014
Backboned with lush layers and driven by dreamy rhythms, the brother-sister-led band takes on a slightly darker indie edge.
Wednesday, March 26 2014
The Black Keys scale back on their roots and once again change gears with a new single.
Monday, March 10 2014
Sharon Van Etten once again tweaks her signature sound just the right amount.
Tuesday, February 25 2014
Contemporary honky-tonk hero Sturgill Simpson follows 2013’s successful debut with a new single and a forthcoming album.
Wednesday, February 12 2014
Bright Eyes frontman releases a freewheeling, genre-jumping single from his forthcoming solo album.