Friday, April 17 2015
Guitarist Benjamin Booker's versatility with the guitar is earning him quite a following, a fact made obvious by his enthralling recent performance in Williamsburg.
Thursday, April 9 2015
Jack White at Coachella signals a respect for musical tradition combined with an eagerness to evolve
It may be the most scrutinized typographical matter in music: how large each act’s name appears on the poster announcing the lineup for the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
Wednesday, October 12 2011
The only thing more exciting than the release of 12 previously unrecorded Hank Williams lyrics is the group of artists recruited to put them together.
Tuesday, May 24 2011
The Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi collaboration is a soundtrack for a movie that doesn't exist.
Thursday, January 27 2011
It's no shock that teaming Jack White with one of the great rockers of all time would yield great results, but the surprise is in how natural they sound together.
Tuesday, August 10 2010
By exiling themselves to small-town America's "Main Street", the Rolling Stones began serving up a rich, steamy gumbo of sounds they certainly didn't invent, but undeniably put their stamp upon.
Thursday, July 29 2010
As a fan of both Paul McCartney and the Beatles, I heard quite a bit about this special, and had low expectations. The event seemed focus too much on itself and its guests instead of the real reason they were there.
Friday, June 18 2010
The 500 fans permitted entrance to the surprisingly sexy venue formed an energetic but comfortably spaced crowd for White and vampish frontwoman Alison Mosshart to ignite their smoldering brand of muscular, electro-driven sludge.
Monday, May 10 2010
On Sea of Cowards, they've made an album that manages to sound like they give a damn about not giving a damn, and one that's pretty compelling, more often than not.
Sunday, March 21 2010
If you've regrettably missed out on the White Stripes' raging, unrivaled live show, Under Great White Northern Lights does the volume-cranking, sweltering intensity they create some overdue justice.