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 // 7 Articles
Reviews // 35 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Features

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?

Of Acolytes, Geese, and Ghosts: Genesis' Steve Hackett and Anthony Phillips | 17 Aug 2015 // 9:02 PM

The album journeys taken by Genesis' Steve Hackett and Anthony Phillips in the mid-'70s are remarkably similar.

//Reviews

Bonnie Raitt: Dig in Deep | 17 Mar 2016 // 9:10 PM

One of the most dependable artists of her generation, the road and the music are linked indelibly to Bonnie Raitt’s identity. And we’re all the better for it.

Bert Jansch: Avocet (Special Edition) | 4 Feb 2016 // 9:15 PM

To say Avocet is representative of Bert Jansch’s other work would be missing the mark because it’s so individual and unique.

//Blogs

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
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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