Wednesday, February 5 2014
Road tunes and leavetakings are a fitting metaphorical trope for this album, because Millsap is clearly going places.
Friday, October 4 2013
Australian singer-songwriter Paul Conrad constructs a full sound drawing from indie and classic rock, topped with a Thom Yorke-esque voice.
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, August 21 2013
A safe, solid deliverance from White Lies, but nothing spectacular.
Monday, August 5 2013
Reissue of 2003 effort from reliable singer-songwriter Damien Jurado shows how little time has passed. Bonus materials truly enhance an already ridiculously good record.
Sunday, July 21 2013
Shine is a giddy collection of songs, but therein lies the biggest problem with the LP: it feels like a compilation.
Monday, July 8 2013
New York Times best-selling author Caroline Leavitt discusses her new novel about a family who must brave the hostile status quo of '50s American suburban life while being as different from their neighbors as possible.
Wednesday, June 26 2013
Much on Limits of Desire, the sophomore LP by Brooklyn indie outfit Small Black, demonstrates the band's adept handling of the pop hook, but the preeminence of mood here drowns out what could have been some more immediate songs.
Thursday, June 20 2013
Freewheeling, insightful and damn catchy, Dear Mark J. Mulcahy, I Love You more than conveys why Mulcahy is so revered by his songwriting peers.
Monday, June 17 2013
Golden Age doesn't get caught up in the nostalgia its name implies, but its lofty ambitions aren't met by its uneven tracklist.