By Matthew Fiander
This is music that creates its own geography, so while the title implies performance, this is stuff that feels more felt than played, more poured out than amplified and recorded.
Tristan Perich: Parallels
Dwight Yoakam: Second Hand Heart
'This Idea Must Die' Puts Speculative Self-correction Back in the Driver’s Seat
Marcus Miller: Afrodeezia
Sugarcane Jane: Dirt Road's End
Tony Bennett / Bill Evans: The Complete Tony Bennett / Bill Evans Recordings
Why Novelist Richard Price Doesn't Need a Pseudonym
The Face in the Puddle
"Mastodon may be American metal giants, but based on their Saskatchewan gig with Clutch, they could learn a thing or two from their cult favorite Maryland comrades.