Monday, August 16 2010
Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.
Tuesday, October 21 2014
American-Canadian singer-songwriter Suzie Ungerleider ropes in other Canadian musicians to write songs for her to wildly varying results.
Friday, October 17 2014
Rhino’s seven CD retrospective box set Soundtracks covers off the bulk of Ry Cooder’s ‘80s film work. Interesting and varied, this is a worthy re-issue.
The constantly morphing new jazz trio moves into deeply atmospheric, electronic territory and dares you to follow.
Thursday, October 16 2014
Even though this EP is best suited to bedtime, as it feels like an extended lullaby, it does resonate and stick with the listener.
Wednesday, October 15 2014
Vashti Bunyan is given the final word on a sporadic yet influential career with the organic swan song Heartleap.
Tuesday, October 14 2014
The jazz trio, supplemented by frequent partner John Scofield, put out another appealing blend of jazz and groove music -- a flavorful if somewhat slight version of what they do best.
Monday, October 13 2014
With some luck, we’ll be talking about JW-Jones in the same breath as we do Johnny Winter and Jimmie Vaughan.
If you listen to mainstream radio, you’ve heard songs exactly like this.
Fly guy Mark Turner makes a sparse quartet really work for him and you.