Articles tagged rock and roll

Alex Chilton: A Man Called Destruction

Alex Chilton’s 1995 selection of covers and originals produced with constructed spontaneity is reissued with bonus tracks and a vinyl debut.

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The Yawpers - “Reunion” (video) (premiere)

Denver's the Yawpers impress on their new concept album and offer up a catchy, pop number in "Reunion" to conclude the affair.

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Alex Chilton: Take Me Home and Make Me Like It

Alternate takes and rehearsal takes during 1975 sessions highlight Alex Chilton’s frenzied energy and uncompromising musicianship that resulted in Singer Not the Song and Bach’s Bottom.

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Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears: Backlash

On Backlash, Lewis and his Honeybears are finished retreading genre tropes of the past and set their sights on targeting their own musical identity.

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30 Jan 2017 // 12:00 PM

Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears - “PTP” (Singles Going Steady)

This is sweatin', howlin' soul with a lot of hot, hot horns and Joe Lewis coming right at you with a voice made for old school funk.

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David Bromberg Band: The Blues, the Whole Blues and Nothing But the Blues

On his 18th album, David Bromberg teaches a master-class not only in the history of blues-inflected Americana but also in how to keep that music alive and relevant.

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Elvis Presley: Way Down in the Jungle Room

Way Down in the Jungle Room is more than just yet another repackaging of the King’s work, instead showing how vital a performer Presley remained right up to the end.

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8 Jun 2016 // 9:28 AM

JD McPherson - “Firebug” (Live @ Pickathon) (premiere)

Up today from our Pickathon video series, we have a live performance from rock and roller JD McPherson and band.

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Peter Wolf: A Cure for Loneliness

Wolf's eighth solo album shows a gradually mellowing singer still in fine voice and experimenting with a variety of styles.

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Jerry Lee Lewis: Rock & Roll Time

The Killer makes an album worthy of his reputation, aided by an all-star cast and co-producer (and fellow music legend) Jim Keltner.

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13 Oct 2014 // 12:30 PM

JW-Jones: Belmont Boulevard

With some luck, we’ll be talking about JW-Jones in the same breath as we do Johnny Winter and Jimmie Vaughan.

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David Lynch: The Big Dream

The Big Dream, is an exciting, unnerving, and at times, unsettling experience for the listener, which should satisfy any fan of David Lynch's films, or innovative blues music more generally

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6 Mar 2012 // 10:00 PM

Saint Bernadette: The Nevers

A disappointing, half-great rock record...

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12 Apr 2009 // 9:57 PM

The New Standards: Rock and Roll

It takes a lot of guts and a sly sense of humor to arrange signature songs from the likes of the Velvet Underground, Elvis Costello and the Clash into quirky, minimalist swing tunes.

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Lonely Avenue by Alex Halberstadt

The songs of Doc Pomus have become an indispensable part of the American songbook, largely without our even knowing it.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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