Monday, October 7 2013
From the headlong dive into the opening track to the closing guitar echo-howl of the last, there's nothing half-hearted about this effort.
Thursday, September 8 2011
Nearly 30 years into his career, Tommy Keene keeps on cranking out guitar pop masterworks to too little notice or acclaim.
Tuesday, July 13 2010
With this two-CD overview of Tommy Keene's career, there is plenty of good music and good, if not great, power-pop songs.
Sunday, March 8 2009
Power pop mainstay keeps the 25-year hot streak going.
Sunday, July 30 2006
Crashing the Ether is better than a lot of Keene's output over the last few decades, although it's not the masterpiece some of the singer / songwriter's best songs have hinted at.
Wednesday, September 22 2010
Plowing through a 90-minute set with more energy than most bands half their age can muster, Superchunk reminded us that a reunion tour doesn't have to be a by-the-numbers cash-in.
Tuesday, July 20 2010
The list of bands or songwriters who deserve to be more famous and successful is unofficial and subjective, but it is also long and illustrious.