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Monday, November 3 2014

By the Numbers?: An Interview with Kasabian

Following the release of their new album 48:13, Kasbian guitarist and producer Serge Pizzorno discusses ripping off the Silver Apples and ponders why, even now, people still aren't getting the joke.


Thursday, October 30 2014

Daniel Lanois: Flesh and Machine

Daniel Lanois has upped the ante with Flesh and the Machine by pledging to search "for something that’s never been heard before".


Wednesday, October 29 2014

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.


Tuesday, October 28 2014

Sloan Picks Up Where the Beatles Left Off

Picking up where the Fab Four left off isn't easy, but if one band has done it in the past 30 years, it's Toronto's Sloan.


Thursday, October 23 2014

Subverting the Rules: An Interview with Cory Branan

Cory Branan's brand of rocking country doesn't fit very well into music industry slots, but the Nashville-based songwriter is carving an idiosyncratic niche for himself regardless.


Gary Clark Jr.: Live

This disc marks the official arrival of a major talent: clearly steeped in the blues tradition who can shift seamlessly between feedback-frenzied rawness and cool, old school soul and funk.


Wednesday, October 22 2014

The Voyage Impulse in the Music of Sting

No matter what hat he wears as an artist, the impulse to voyage beyond defines Sting, as do the impulses that compel him to stay.


Monday, October 20 2014

moe. - “Same Old Story” (video) (Premiere)

The latest video from the longstanding jam group moe., "Same Old Story", directed by Jay Blakesberg, is a sprightly run through a graveyard.


Queen: Live at the Rainbow ‘74

This lost live record captures one of rock’s most unassailable giants, right when it was discovering how to really belt out its “fee-fi-fo-fums”.


Friday, October 17 2014

Ry Cooder: Soundtracks

Rhino’s seven CD retrospective box set Soundtracks covers off the bulk of Ry Cooder’s ‘80s film work. Interesting and varied, this is a worthy re-issue.


JW-Jones: Belmont Boulevard (Capsule Reviews) [13.Oct.14]
Bruce Hornsby: Solo Concerts (Reviews) [30.Sep.14]
Arkells: High Noon (Reviews) [4.Aug.14]
Moreland & Arbuckle: 7 Cities (Reviews) [10.Sep.13]
Vista Chino: Peace (Reviews) [5.Sep.13]
White Lies: Big TV (Reviews) [21.Aug.13]
John Mayer: Paradise Valley (Reviews) [20.Aug.13]
Buddy Guy: Rhythm & Blues (Reviews) [28.Jul.13]
David Lynch: The Big Dream (Reviews) [23.Jul.13]
The Icarus Line: Slave Vows (Reviews) [16.Jul.13]
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]
Zulu Winter: Language (Reviews) [30.Jul.12]
Linkin Park: Living Things (Reviews) [17.Jul.12]
Mutemath: Odd Soul (Reviews) [14.Nov.11]
Willie Nile: The Innocent Ones (Reviews) [9.Nov.11]
Wagons: Rumble, Shake and Tumble (Reviews) [20.Oct.11]
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