Thursday, January 10 2013
In lieu of our regular monthly overview, this edition of “Listening Ahead” offers up an early 2013 preview with sneak peaks of some of the best and most intriguing albums that the coming months have to offer.
Sunday, February 6 2011
Stuart Henderson talks with the living legend about his songwriting methods, his political frustrations, and what makes him such a great guitarist.
Wednesday, December 12 2007
What unites these artists is an individual presence -- a voice -- that is powerful enough to carry an entire album without retreating to the cozy confines of a band.
Sunday, February 3 2013
With expressive songs and boisterous clamour, Electric is a taster for much of the styles and musical ground that Thompson has covered throughout his career, and then some.
Monday, April 30 2012
The Futureheads release an entire album of original songs and cover songs re-worked as a cappella arrangements... and it works.
Sunday, August 29 2010
After 40-plus years, one question remains: Is Richard Thompson just too good?
Thursday, August 13 2009
It took long enough, but there's finally a great way to sample Richard Thompson's long and prolific career.
Tuesday, June 12 2007
The understated guitar god and top-notch songwriter returns with an excellent album of wry rockers, Brit-folk ballads, and protest songs.
Tuesday, March 26 2013
CHICAGO — Again Richard Thompson makes the case with his latest album, “Electric” (New West): He belongs with Bob Dylan, Neil Young and a handful of
Saturday, July 4 2009
In the pantheon of British guitarists, Richard Thompson ranks right up there with Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page. As a songwriter, his tunes have been