Articles tagged richard thompson

Teddy Thompson and Kelly Jones: Little Windows

Teddy Thompson returns with a collection predictably superior songs. And he's got a new singing partner who proves that she can keep him on his toes.

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21 Jul 2015 // 2:10 AM

Richard Thompson: Still

The Jeff Tweedy-produced Still may not surprise, but surprises aren't what Richard Thompson albums are about.

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26 May 2015 // 1:13 PM

Richard Thompson - “All Buttoned Up” (audio)

Richard Thompson's latest album Still releases June 23rd via Fantasy Records and today he drops his latest single from the effort, "All Buttoned Up".

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19 Jun 2011 // 9:58 PM

Matt Pond PA: Spring Fools

The latest EP from the chamber pop quintet falls short of being the companion piece to 2004's superb Winter Songs EP.

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25 Aug 2009 // 11:55 AM

Richard Thompson: Talent to spare, but no hits

When it comes to justifiably revered cult artists who continue to create at a high level decades after their illustrious beginnings, Richard Thompson is the

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Richard Thompson: Walking on a Wire: Richard Thompson (1968-2009)

It took long enough, but there's finally a great way to sample Richard Thompson's long and prolific career.

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4 Jul 2009 // 6:34 AM

Guitar legend Richard Thompson takes requests

In the pantheon of British guitarists, Richard Thompson ranks right up there with Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page. As a songwriter, his tunes have been

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Ian Matthews: If You Saw Thro’ My Eyes

After leaving Fairport Convention and Matthews Southern Comfort, Ian struck gold with his solo folk-rock debut (not literally).

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17 Jul 2007 // 4:20 AM

‘Upfront’ Teddy Thompson pines for pure country

Teddy Thompson doesn’t mince words when talking about modern country music. “It’s diabolically bad,” he says. “It’s literally the same song that

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Richard Thompson: Sweet Warrior

The understated guitar god and top-notch songwriter returns with an excellent album of wry rockers, Brit-folk ballads, and protest songs.

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Richard Thompson: Front Parlour Ballads

No popcorn or peanuts, just a crackerjack album of mostly solo acoustic tunes about people behaving badly.

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	Richard Thompson: Live From Austin, TX

While 'Live' is not the jaw-dropping Richard Thompson live album that must exist somewhere on tape, it has plenty to remind people why Thompson remains one of music's most talented -- and criminally underappreciated -- artists.

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Richard’s Poor Almanac by Richard Thompson

In the realm of modern newspaper publishing, a strip like Richard's Poor Almanac is an anomaly. The well-documented homogenization of the funny pages has resulted in increasingly generalized and toothless strips aimed straight at the largest possible demographics.

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10 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

Richard Thompson could say more in one line than I could in a whole song. —John Mellencamp I was stupid not to bring a notebook

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2 Jul 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Richard Thompson: The Old Kit Bag

At a live Richard Thompson concert, a fan yelled out words that aren’t uncommon at such gatherings, words to the effect that Thompson easily

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19 Apr 2001 // 4:00 PM

20 April 2001: Town Hall - New York.

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//Mixed media


"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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