Wednesday, January 26 2011
Iron & Wine's major-label debut might have a sexy title, but it’s just a little too effete to be the great pop record it really should be.
Friday, January 7 2011
Van Morrison ventured in the slipstream between the viaducts of your dreams with his 1968 LP Astral Weeks and made it to Number 15 on the List. Klinger and Mendelsohn recount the journey in this latest installment of Counterbalance.
Sunday, April 18 2010
This is the story of a burly monk in shades, of flesh chasing the divine, of a voice ecstatic in southern blues and gospel and Celtic mysticism.
Monday, April 6 2009
As any experienced concert-goer knows, a lively audience can mean the difference between a lackluster event and a memorable night. Sometimes, it’s more important than the band's actual performance.
Sunday, February 22 2009
Perhaps this burdened generation will find some of the hope they are desperately seeking in this reconstruction of a classic record.
Thursday, February 12 2009
Tuesday, November 25 2008
The last quintet of choices show how the blues reclaimed its basis for a dozen hard rock hymns, argued for the importance of following one's singer/songwriter muse, and proved that not every significant sound coming out of the UK was Beatle-based.
Monday, November 10 2008
Tuesday, September 2 2008
Wednesday, April 2 2008
Van Morrison takes us on the simple route to salvation.