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Tuesday, November 30 2010

Brady Harris: Year of the Pug

Brady Harris has a knack for crafting nice, Beatles-like pop songs, but it's possible to get too much of a good thing.


Wednesday, October 20 2010

Elton John and Leon Russell: The Union

The collaboration between piano men John and Russell comes up flat. A flagging energy level and over-reliance on ballads weighs The Union down.


Sunday, August 22 2010

Robert Cray Band: Cookin' in Mobile

Robert Cray's third live album in four years comes up short due to unfortunate song choices and meandering arrangements.


Monday, August 16 2010

John Mellencamp: No Better Than This

John Mellencamp finally hits the late-career creative reset button and makes one of his best ever.


Tuesday, August 3 2010

Crash Test Dummies: Oooh Lala!

The Canadian band's first disc in six years features some truly strange arrangements and an intriguing mix of new tunes.


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