Thursday, October 19 2006
Aarrrggh, ye mateys, this here's buried treasure: a Hal Wilner-produced collection of bawdy sea chanteys and pirate songs by big stars, such as Sting, Bono, Lou Reed, Lucinda Williams, Nick Cave, and Richard Thompson -- but the Popeye-voiced Baby Gramps steals the ship and leads us to uncharted waters of resistance.
Wednesday, October 18 2006
In Luna, Dean Wareham quipped his way through New York's arty-boho, high-society set over a cinematic soundscape of catchy melodies, guitar textures, and chugging Velvet Underground-inspired rock.
Wednesday, June 21 2006
The troubles of the modern world, reflected in a thrift-store mirror with a gilded frame.
Tuesday, June 6 2006
The nomadic Kyrgyz music of the mountains becomes a new nomadic sound in the emporium of world music.
Thursday, May 25 2006
An album of political frustration and rage from the duo, Sam Coomes and Janet Weiss.