Monday, August 16 2010
Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.
Friday, October 24 2014
With sonic brethren like Josh Ritter and Sufjan Stevens, the Portland, Oregon folk band Musée Mécanique offers up an instrumental version of its recent LP, the ornate and visionary From the Shores of Sleep.
And if you leave here, you leave me broken, shattered, I lie. I'm just a crosshair. I'm just a shot, then we can listen to the 192nd most acclaimed album of all time. Franz Ferdinand’s 2004 debut is this week’s Counterbalance.
Brian Jones was the golden boy of the Rolling Stones—the visionary who gave the band its name and its sound. Yet he was a haunted man, and much of his brief time with the band was volatile and tragic.
Lenny Bruce made the stage his pulpit, the audience his parishioners, and stand-up the sermons for his alternative secular faith.
This mammoth edition of a truly classic album is worth it for fans for the wealth of material and insight into the choices involved in its creation.
Over two decades on, Failure remains a rewarding listen, steeped in its time yet sweetly out of place.
This is a record to be entertained by, nothing more or nothing less.
Tre Mission proves nonconformity pays off on debut Stigmata.
Thursday, October 23 2014
The natural and warm vocal interplay of the husband/wife duo Trevor Moss and Hannah-Lou is captured tenderly in the duo's latest music video, "For a Minute There".