Thursday, April 9 2015
Drawing from the wells of classic rock and '80s heavy metal, Casablanca have crafted a cosmic concept album in Miskatonic Graffiti. You can stream the anthemic "My Shadow Out of Time" now.
Tuesday, March 31 2015
As a tie-in to the recent release of the 40th anniversary edition of Physical Graffiti, Led Zeppelin have released an "interactive video" for "Brandy and Coke", the initial rough mix of the classic "Trampled Under Foot".
Friday, March 27 2015
What's for tea, darling? Darling, I said, What's for tea? It's a 1967 pop-art masterpiece. You're going to choke on it, too. A pioneer in the art of the concept album is this week's Counterbalance.
Tuesday, October 1 2013
A true testament to his musicianship and longevity in the business, Jeff Lynne's forgotten classic, Armchair Theatre, returns -- and it sounds better than ever.
Wednesday, June 5 2013
Another gang of regurgitative rock revivalists, this San Francisco troupe tries to be more than simply palatable but ultimately makes the case to bring one’s lunch from home.
Monday, May 20 2013
Access All Arenas, a vivid and vivacious capture of Justice's 2012 Arena of Nîmes show, proves once and for all that the progression that occurred between Cross and Audio, Video, Disco hadn't changed them as a band. It, in fact, made them better.
Thursday, May 2 2013
Aladdin Sane may be the best example of one of Bowie's central themes: the artifice not as something to break through, not as an impediment on the way to the real, but the artifice as its own sort of realness.
Monday, October 24 2011
Feeling like a classic from beginning to end, Audio, Video, Disco is a brilliant change-up from the brilliance of Cross, as well as a promising new direction for the band.
Wednesday, September 14 2011
Foreigner's skill at cloning past compilations with a new disguise hasn't faded with time. While it may be good for the band's pocketbook, it's hardly that for anyone else.
Monday, August 1 2011
The Swedish retro-rockers return with a an assured, surprisingly nuanced second album.