Wednesday, March 9 2011
There are very few pop songs about husbands who don't do their chores. Pigeon John makes me think there's a good reason for that.
Sunday, February 20 2011
Blue Songs finds Adam Butler and his crew of collaborators laying back -- turning the dance floor into an ethereal contemplation, unrepentant debauchery, retro revivalism, and slow-burning House.
Thursday, February 17 2011
This is a crucial rap album that deals with, at least in part, the fall-out of the global markets and what that means to both the person on the street and the average suburban dweller.
Thursday, February 3 2011
Now here's a little story, we've got to tell, about the business of hip-hop, you know so well. It started way back in history, from Alexander Hamilton down to Jay-Z.
Wednesday, January 19 2011
Chicago-based Americana duo simultaneously succeed gloriously and fail miserably.
Tuesday, January 4 2011
(hed) PE couldn't seem to decide on a style for four albums, so there's a little of everything on this album. The results are much less successful than the band probably hoped.
Monday, January 3 2011
He's got 99 problems but a book ain't one. Jay-Z's nonlinear memoir illuminates rap as personal narrative, lyric poetry, and transformative medium.
Tuesday, December 14 2010
Soulive is amongst the best live bands currently on tour. If they stop by your town do yourself a favor and catch their spirit.
Wednesday, November 17 2010
What do William Wordsworth, Robert Frost, Ice Cube, and Ghostface Killah have in common? Finally, they all appear in anthologies.
Thursday, November 11 2010
Simply put, the show is the greatest 80-minute dream you will ever have. The evening transcends a mere rock show and proves to be a complete audio and visual experience which will leave you in complete and utter awe.