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Monday, August 4 2014

Arkells: High Noon

Arkells seem to exist solely on a plateau of their own, and that's what makes them so darn special.


Wednesday, July 16 2014

‘Bellweather Rhapsody’ Is an Entertaining and Enthralling Yarn

What makes this novel interesting is that it is peppered with a cast of characters who are still living in the past, or are afraid of the future.


Friday, May 23 2014

Familiar Looking Strangers - “Saturday Night” (audio) (Premiere)

PopMatters presents "Saturday Night", a wah-wah guitar-heavy tune by Liverpool-based rockers Familiar Looking Strangers.


Thursday, April 24 2014

Courtney Love - “You Know My Name” (audio)

The frenetic Courtney Love is back, only this time she's using her solo name.


Wednesday, September 11 2013

‘JAMerica’ Skillfully Assembles an Oral History of America’s Jam Bands

The jam band scene may be one of the most diverse in the US, though many tend to paint Disco Biscuits with the Grateful Dead's brush. This volume clears some of that up.


Tuesday, September 10 2013

Moreland & Arbuckle: 7 Cities

Electric blues that's steeped further in the past than usual.


Monday, September 9 2013

Janelle Monáe: The Electric Lady

A redrawing of black, gender and female sexual politics for the 21st century on this brilliantly realised album by one of the world's most innovative and important musicians.


Friday, September 6 2013

Tedeschi Trucks Band: Made Up Mind

Made Up Mind is a brilliant throwback without ever truly sounding anachronistic.


Thursday, September 5 2013

Vista Chino: Peace

The spirit of Kyuss lives on through Peace, even though it doesn't shine as bright as it used to -- or should.


Monday, August 26 2013

Valerie June: Pushin’ Against a Stone

Singer/songwriter Valerie June breaks through capably on Pushin’ Against a Stone.


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JJ Grey and Mofro: This River (Reviews) [12.Jun.13]
Justice: Access All Arenas (Reviews) [20.May.13]
Clutch: Earth Rocker (Reviews) [13.May.13]
Alice Russell: To Dust (Reviews) [1.May.13]
Caveman: Caveman (Reviews) [14.Apr.13]
Todd Rundgren: State (Reviews) [11.Apr.13]
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Linkin Park: Living Things (Reviews) [17.Jul.12]
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Willie Nile: The Innocent Ones (Reviews) [9.Nov.11]
Wagons: Rumble, Shake and Tumble (Reviews) [20.Oct.11]
WATERS: Out in the Light (Reviews) [17.Oct.11]
Jon Regen: Revolution (Reviews) [17.Oct.11]
Trombone Shorty: For True (Reviews) [11.Oct.11]
Jim Keller: Soul Candy (Capsule Reviews) [11.Oct.11]
Sills & Smith: Uncertain Vista (Capsule Reviews) [4.Oct.11]
Michael Powers: Revolutionary Boogie (Capsule Reviews) [4.Oct.11]
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The Jayhawks: Mockingbird Time (Reviews) [21.Sep.11]
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