Monday, September 15 2014
Drawing from 20 years worth of reviews and books, in addition to new interviews with those involved in Jeff Buckley's music, David Chiu looks back on Grace, which two decades later remains just as impactful.
Monday, August 26 2013
Singer/songwriter Valerie June breaks through capably on Pushin’ Against a Stone.
Wednesday, August 7 2013
As reserved as it is remorseful and romantic, Bloodlines is a moving, grand achievement.
Tuesday, August 6 2013
Sara Bareilles shows grand ambition and excellent musicianship on The Blessed Unrest, though she sometimes overreaches.
Wednesday, July 17 2013
Matt Nathanson shows many different 'facets of himself' on Last of the Great Pretenders.
Sunday, October 2 2011
The sunniness of "1234" has left the building, and if the majority of Metals is any indication, Feist's musical journey has taken a turn for the dark.
Sunday, March 13 2011
If you’re looking for an album that you’ll have to call in sick to work to fully digest, Human Heart clearly delivers.
Thursday, September 2 2010
Emily Greene establishes her skill as a composer, but simultaneously embarrasses with her juvenile lyrics, making for an occasionally unlistenable debut release.
Sunday, September 14 2008
A solid singer-songwriter debut from a young woman with a strong, classically-trained voice, Land really stands out on her darker songs.