Scott Recker is a freelance journalist based out of Toledo, OH. Follow him on Twitter: @scottmrecker
Sunday, February 16 2014
With a graceful and gradual shift, Loveless has been carving a path toward a distinct sound. On Somewhere Else, she hits the sweet spot between where she came from and where she’s going.
Tuesday, February 11 2014
On her first album in more than a decade, the coal miner's granddaughter proves she's at her best when she pieces together her own story.
Wednesday, January 29 2014
While they are still extremely technical and carefully arranged, it’s nice to see the Farewell Drifters let go a little bit, pushing themselves in a few different directions.
Thursday, January 23 2014
They haven’t totally lost their 1950s pop-rock gleam, but Tennis bulks up their sound.
Monday, January 13 2014
While the perpetual exploration throughout All the Good Times is breezy and freewheeling enough to avoid bubbles of boredom, it's also the thorn in the record's side.
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.