Monday, September 16 2013
Stitches finds a power in its directness that has led to some of the band's best music.
Wednesday, May 1 2013
The Interestings revisits certain Wolitzer themes: the wish for talent versus the possession of it, competition amongst friends, parenting developmentally disabled children, the challenges faced by gay people, and mortal illness.
Sunday, November 6 2011
An album-length ode to hangdogs, the women who settle for them, and the extremely long titles that ensue.
Thursday, November 3 2011
There's a lack of musical exploration here, but the Providence alt-country rockers embrace their love for booze and rebellion more than ever on this record.
Wednesday, October 5 2011
1991 was a significant, even historic year, for country music, giving a strong indication of the direction it would take from then on to now.
Tuesday, September 20 2011
Wednesday, September 14 2011
Portland alt-countryish rockers Blitzen Trapper take to the road with an accomplished sixth album steeped in a bygone America.
Thursday, August 4 2011
Despite their claim that Lynyrd Skynyrd is “America’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band”, the Drive-By Truckers are way more Neil than Ronnie.
Wednesday, July 27 2011
Venerable alt-country bingers double dip on fan-approved album series.
Wednesday, May 18 2011
The talented new singer-songwriter chatted with PopMatters about his affinity for storytelling and collecting keyboards, and what inspired his debut LP, a collection of power pop songs that shine from Chicago to Charlotte.