Tuesday, February 24 2015
This is feel-good music, played by a seasoned and assured troubadour equally at home on a spotlit stage or a front porch.
Monday, February 16 2015
The guitar playing is impressive, but the loose and self-indulgent nature of these compositions will test the listener's patience.
Tuesday, October 11 2011
Black Crowes guitarist Rich Robinson delivers the most interesting kind of solo album: one he couldn’t have done with his regular band. That it’s musically and emotionally satisfying is even better.
Thursday, September 8 2011
A consummate performer live or in the studio, these re-releases serve as a bold reminder of the weight of the Rory Gallagher legacy.
Monday, August 29 2011
The boundary for this compilation is huge, and surrounds all of Africa, a continent with more guitarists and guitar styles than anyone can easily count.
Sunday, August 14 2011
Guitar's newest album, on Clairecords of course, is completely shoegaze-less, but its songs are full and rich, exploring several distinct moods.
Thursday, August 11 2011
Genuinely deserves to be called Aram Bajakian's Kef, not anybody else's, but his, clever and fearless.
Tuesday, August 2 2011
Malian desert-blues outfit offers up a strong set.
Monday, July 11 2011
The guitar playing? Great. The singing? Not so much...
Sunday, June 12 2011
The sound of a man in no hurry and his patient guitar, which is less imperious than the guitar of Touré.