Monday, November 10 2014
Paperwork is an album that doesn't have to be long to be expansive, but it's stuffed full of songs anyway. If you sift through them, you'll find some great moments, though, ones that suggest T.I.'s best days may not all be behind him.
Wednesday, September 24 2014
The historical unfolding of hip-hop bears a strong similarity to that of literature. With that lineage in mind, it's easy to see why the '00s found hip-hop taking on its postmodern stage.
Monday, August 25 2014
As it turns out, America's infatuation with sometimes kooky summer tunes is an old one.
Wednesday, July 9 2014
Parenthood comes with a lot of change, and a lot of decisions to be made, including this one: What’s your musical strategy?
Thursday, August 8 2013
Here are your pop culture options for end-of-summer fun.
Tuesday, May 28 2013
Ring of Fire offers a glimpse into the opportunities and costs June encountered, as she transitioned from her place in the Carter Family ("the First Family of Country Music") to being married to Johnny.
Friday, May 10 2013
MMW has long demonstrated how a bassist, drummer and keyboardist can impact the sonic landscape with their creativity.
Wednesday, October 31 2012
One of today’s biggest musical trends owes a debt to one of music’s oldest traditions – buddies gathered on a front porch jamming with guitars, banjos, and mandolins. Some of today’s most popular groups sound like they belong in the Appalachian Mountains in the 1920s, not on alternative radio of the 2010s.
Thursday, November 17 2011
First effort from a deep, dark soul.
Wednesday, November 9 2011
The Icelandic singer-songwriter serves up a fine quintet of English-language songs; highlights include covers of Springsteen, Dylan, and Johnny Cash.