Boundless: An Interview with Bruce Cockburn | 11 May 2011 // 4:00 PM
One of the most prolific singer-songwriters to emerge from the '60s, Bruce Cockburn is also the most eclectic, very likely the most honest, and certainly the most overlooked.
New New Wave with Class Actress | 18 May 2010 // 11:30 PM
Inspiring comparisons to Madonna, New Order and Depeche Mode, Class Actress is ready for their close-up.
The Colossus Returns: An Interview with RJD2 | 15 Apr 2010 // 4:00 PM
Best known by his performance name, RJD2, Ramble John has mastered the art of a perfect snare hit, blaring horn hook and soulful vocal all from the comfort of his sampler and Technics.
Robert Glasper Loves the Groove | 27 Aug 2009 // 3:59 PM
On the eve of his third Blue Note release, Double Booked, jazz pianist Robert Glasper discusses his stylistic bifurcation, MC skills, and -- inevitably -- Michael Jackson's legacy.
R.I.P. Michael Jackson | 5 Jul 2009 // 4:00 PM
What I distinctly remember was the incredible sense of awe I felt when Michael took the stage. I was totally captivated. He struck such a defiant opening pose, I was intimidated by the man.
R.I.P. LeRoi Moore //26.Aug.08
Youngblood Brass Band: Center:Level:Roar //26.Mar.08
Wilco + Yo La Tengo: 13 July 2009 - Brooklyn, NY | 26 Jul 2009 // 4:00 PM
Returning to their grittier guitar-driven rock they pushed the limits of the audiences’ own acoustic comfort.
Company of Thieves: Ordinary Riches | 26 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM
If Company of Thieves could convince its vocalist, Genevieve Schatz, to sing with a leading voice and focused its melodies, it might become the dazzling band heard six months ago at CMJ.
Abdullah Ibrahim: Senzo | 23 Mar 2009 // 4:00 PM
An hour of solitary and ethereal playing in a single take recalls Thelonious Monk’s solo masterpiece, Thelonious Alone in San Francisco.
The Music of Thelonious Monk - Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Marcus Roberts | 18 Dec 2008 // 2:00 PM
Though jazz is equally, if not more, fundamental to the American psyche as baseball, we, unfortunately, don’t pay our dues as devoutly as to those on the diamond.
Common: Universal Mind Control | 15 Dec 2008 // 2:00 PM
Pharrell and his Neptunes exert a svengali-like control over the record, helping Common release his most contrived and banal album to date.
Duncan Sheik //11.Dec.08
Antony and the Johnsons //9.Nov.08
Buena Vista Social Club: At Carnegie Hall //30.Oct.08
Death Cab for Cutie //26.Oct.08
Cut Copy //9.Oct.08
Roots Manuva: Slime & Reason //1.Oct.08
Ahmad Jamal //25.Sep.08
Roots of American Music Festival //18.Sep.08
dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip: Angles //4.Sep.08
Hercules and Love Affair //1.Sep.08
Lil' Ed and the Blues Imperials: Full Tilt //27.Aug.08
Mugison: Mugiboogie //20.Aug.08
Lyle Lovett and His Large Band //13.Jul.08
Ratatat: LP3 //8.Jul.08
Emmylou Harris: All I Intended to Be //7.Jul.08
Beck: Modern Guilt //6.Jul.08
Mason Jennings: In The Ever //2.Jul.08
T-Bone Burnett: Tooth of Crime //26.Jun.08
Ahmad Jamal: It's Magic //24.Jun.08
Madonna: Hard Candy //9.Jun.08
No Age //3.Jun.08
Peter Morén //22.May.08
Victor Wooten: Palmystery //19.May.08
Glen Phillips: Secrets of the New Explorers //19.May.08
Ashlee Simpson: Bittersweet World //13.May.08
Eddy 'The Chief' Clearwater: West Side Strut //27.Apr.08
Four Tet: Ringer //21.Apr.08
Widespread Panic: Free Somehow //3.Apr.08
Shawn Mullins: Honeydew //10.Mar.08
Marco Benevento: Invisible Baby //28.Feb.08
The Eye the Ear and the Arm: Paths //14.Feb.08
Governor's Ball Music Festival: 24 June 2012 - New York | 28 Jun 2012 // 1:30 AM
Day 2 at Governor's Ball NYC presented a maturing festival--in both its lineup and execution. And that was a good thing.
Robert Glasper Experiment: 29 February 2012 - New York | 8 Mar 2012 // 2:00 AM
The Robert Glasper Experiment yielded to overwhelming demand by adding this second album release show.
Lyle Lovett: 28 February 2012 - New York | 4 Mar 2012 // 11:00 PM
Lyle Lovett was in classic form Tuesday night in New York, showing off his stylistic dexterity.
Ali Jackson Trio with John Faddis: 18 October 2011 - New York | 20 Oct 2011 // 11:04 PM
The Ali Jackson Trio celebrates Dizzy Gillespie's birthday this week at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center with the help of some special guests.
Ava Luna: 29 Sept. 2011 - New York | 10 Oct 2011 // 12:00 AM
When blessed with an attentive sound-man who can balance their contrasting sounds, Ava Luna is an especially strong group—one that finally seems to be getting the attention it deserves.