D. Rogers: Sparks on the Tarmac | 13 May 2010 // 4:57 PM
Melodic pop effort will appeal to country and pop fans alike.
Darrin James Band: The Lovely Ugly Truth | 3 May 2010 // 4:56 PM
Sophomore effort shows versatility and artistic growth; sometimes wandering is a good thing.
The Pantones: Inside the Sun's Wild Flame | 26 Apr 2010 // 1:30 AM
Another mix of powerpop, Americana, and '60s pop impressively blended.
Christine Ohlman and Rebel Montez: The Deep End | 4 Apr 2010 // 4:59 PM
The songs on The Deep End draw as much upon gospel and urban doo-wop as they do blues and Americana. Expect this album to pepper a few best-of lists in December.
Muse: Under Review | 25 Mar 2010 // 4:59 PM
Thanks to the involvement of key insiders like former manager Safta Jaffrey and producer John Leckie, this documentary is better than most, favoring historical information over speculative posturing.