Sunday, September 18 2011
Holy Ghost Station is exceptional considering the wide range of musical territory that is covered.
Thursday, September 15 2011
The journeyman rock balladeer, who scored big with "I'll Be" and "I Could Not Ask for More" in the late '90s, delivers his 10th album.
Quite simply, this is one of the best bluegrass-meets-folk albums you hear this year – if not in any given year.
Monday, September 12 2011
While White Hat isn’t the most markedly original collection of character sketches that you might have heard, it is an album for the back porch with a beer in hand as the wind gently slams against the screen door.
Thursday, September 1 2011
One Man Mutiny is a showcase for former Replacement Tommy Stinson’s skills mining disparate genres of music, from the blues to jangle pop to country.
Thursday, August 25 2011
Quality songwriting about regret and redemption, from a man unfettered by, but still steeped in tradition.
Sunday, August 14 2011
Essential listening for anyone with even a casual interest in either Wilco or Radiohead.
Sunday, July 31 2011
Today This Year is a crackling statement – or, at least, it starts out that way.
Wednesday, July 27 2011
Bemoaning guitar and rueful lyrics yield an underwhelming effort after the fast-paced country rock of 2010's Always Been a Bleeder EP.
Wednesday, July 20 2011
Last night, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and the Del McCoury Band, joined forces for a foot-stomping, soul movin' version of the gospel classic "I'll Fly Away" on the stages of the Late Show with David Letterman.