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Scott Recker

Scott Recker is a freelance journalist based out of Toledo, OH. Follow him on Twitter: @scottmrecker


Reviews

Sunday, August 24 2014

Eric Clapton and Friends: The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale

It’s safe, which only gets The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale so far, but, this record will undoubtedly get a lot of people to revisit, or discover JJ Cale, which is a win in itself.


Tuesday, August 19 2014

Cory Branan: The No-Hit Wonder

Like all good country music, Cory Branan is hard, if not impossible, to define.


Tuesday, July 29 2014

Jake Bugg: Messed Up Kids

Three extra tracks from the Shangri La sessions show Jake Bugg's development.


Wednesday, July 16 2014

RiFF RaFF: Neon Icon

Neon Icon showcases all the reasons you love (or hate) RiFF RaFF, but it also proves he can put together a cohesive record.


Sunday, June 1 2014

The Secret Sisters: Put Your Needle Down

The Secrets Sisters' sophomore album is less formulaic and safe than their debut. And the reward trumps the risk.


Blogs

Thursday, August 14 2014

Five Great Woodstock '94 Performances

Woodstock ’94 sometimes gets lost in pack. But here are five of those performances worth revisiting from the now 20-year-old event.


Wednesday, August 6 2014

The 10 Best Concert Documentaries

What separates someone merely capturing a night when a band is on fire from a great concert documentary? Here are ten films that bridge that gap.


Wednesday, March 26 2014

The Black Keys - "Fever" (stream)

The Black Keys scale back on their roots and once again change gears with a new single.


Monday, March 10 2014

Sharon Van Etten Releases New Single "Taking Chances" + Tour Dates

Sharon Van Etten once again tweaks her signature sound just the right amount.


Tuesday, February 25 2014

Sturgill Simpson Releases New Single "Living the Dream" (stream)

Contemporary honky-tonk hero Sturgill Simpson follows 2013’s successful debut with a new single and a forthcoming album.


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