Thursday, September 25 2008
Wednesday, September 24 2008
An absolutely fascinating historical look at traditional Middle Eastern songs prior to 1930 that, unfortunately, do not provide much enjoyment outside of a strictly historical context.
Tuesday, September 23 2008
This album goes out of its way to avoid "heavy".
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The compilers do a wonderful job of planting a seed in the listener's mind as to just what might be at stake.
Thursday, September 11 2008
Numero Group's latest release is a massive (almost to a fault) collection of Atlanta-based soul jams.
Wednesday, September 10 2008
A triple album of indie folk hailing every American chief that was actually forged in Canada (irony alert!).
Monday, September 8 2008
An album that is paradoxically almost redundant and almost perfect.
Thursday, September 4 2008
Romanian Gypsies moves restlessly from one idea to the next, as if it has a dozen itches and wants to scratch each one in turn.
Tuesday, August 26 2008
By and large, this is one of those rare pop-rock gems that you've been waiting to discover for e'er so long ...
Thursday, August 21 2008
Think of a Rough Guide to the Music of the United States that included blues, Gershwin, a contemporary country singer, one Cajun track, and nothing from any pop star, no rock music of any kind.