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Wednesday, July 9 2014

Dirty Diapers Don’t Scare Me Nearly as Much as the Wiggles Do

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

The Month In Pop Entertainment: August 2013

Here are your pop culture options for end-of-summer fun.


Tuesday, May 28 2013

‘Ring of Fire’: Jewel as June Carter Cash

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

Medeski Martin & Wood: 23 April 2013 - San Francisco

MMW has long demonstrated how a bassist, drummer and keyboardist can impact the sonic landscape with their creativity.


Wednesday, October 31 2012

Today’s “New” Music Is All Folked Up

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

Husband: Husband

First effort from a deep, dark soul.


Wednesday, November 9 2011

Ólöf Arnalds: Ólöf Sings EP

The Icelandic singer-songwriter serves up a fine quintet of English-language songs; highlights include covers of Springsteen, Dylan, and Johnny Cash.


Thursday, October 20 2011

John Wesley Harding: Video-making Man

John Wesley Harding teams up with Eugene Mirman for new video, "Sing Your Own Song", which spoofs a Paul Simon classic.


Friday, September 9 2011

Decemberists’ Colin Meloy Tunes into Book World with ‘Wildwood’

“The Decemberists will be pretty quiet for a bit,” said Colin Meloy, adding that it will be a few years before fans see another record. In the meantime, Meloy plans to give this series of at least three books, which begins with Wildwood, his full attention.


Tuesday, August 30 2011

Kanrocksas Music Fest: 5-6 August 2011 - Kansas City, KS

Kanrocksas, while no Lollapalooza, was a fine, inaugural music festival with great potential.


Rewinding the 53rd Annual Grammys (Mixed Media) [14.Feb.11]
Super Bowl 2011’s Best Commercials (Mixed Media) [7.Feb.11]
Guessing the Grammys (Mixed Media) [4.Feb.11]
The Year In Music: June 2010 (Mixed Media) [3.Feb.11]
The Year in Music: February 2010 (Mixed Media) [7.Dec.10]
Marty Stuart: 30 August 2010 - New York (Notes from the Road) [1.Sep.10]
Paul McCartney - “Man We Was Lonely” (Sound Affects) [9.Jul.10]
Eminem: Recovery (Reviews) [21.Jun.10]
Eminem - “Not Afraid” (stream) (Mixed Media) [5.May.10]
Ray Charles: The Spirit of Christmas (Capsule Reviews) [17.Nov.09]
50 Cent: Before I Self Destruct (Reviews) [16.Nov.09]
One Hit Wonder: Rosanne Cash (Sound Affects) [18.Sep.09]
Eminem: Relapse (Reviews) [18.May.09]
Bow Wow: New Jack City II (Reviews) [30.Apr.09]
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