Rob Caldwell

Rob Caldwell is a writer and librarian living near Toronto. He has written for various online publications, including The Allmusic Guide, All About Jazz, and No Depression music magazine.

Features // 8 Articles
Reviews // 39 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles

The Sublime Marriage of Music and Image in 'Fandango' | 2 Nov 2016 // 9:00 PM

The 1985 cult-favorite is a textbook example of how to use music effectively in film. Yet, there was never an official soundtrack release.

Older, Wiser, Stronger: The Return of Sasha Bell and the Essex Green | 11 May 2016 // 9:00 PM

A fixture on the indie pop/psych scene for years on her own and as part of the Essex Green and Ladybug Transistor, Sasha Bell was highly regarded by critics and fans. Then, she all but disappeared from music. Now, she and the Essex Green are poised for a comeback. What took so long?


The Magnetic Fields: The Wayward Bus / Distant Plastic Trees (Reissue) | 20 Dec 2016 // 9:20 PM

A pair of sharp, wide-ranging, and playful albums get the reissue treatment on vinyl.

Ulrich Schnauss: No Further Ahead Than Today | 30 Oct 2016 // 9:30 PM

Big, busy, melodic statements from an architect of populist electronic music.


10 of the Best Fleetwood Mac Member Solo Albums | 25 Jun 2015 // 4:00 AM

Fleetwood Mac is the rare project that features both a fine discography and a successful series of solo LPs from its many members. Here are ten examples of the latter.

//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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