Down by the Riverside: Thelonious Monk's High-Water Mark

Down by the Riverside: Thelonious Monk's High-Water Mark

By Ben Child

30 Jun 2015 // 3:00 AM

The Complete Riverside Recordings comprises 15 discs' worth of raw material to sift through, a formidable task with endless rewards. ...

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The Grateful Dead Are Dead, Long Live the Grateful Dead

By Jedd Beaudoin

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The Grateful Dead didn’t seem to give a damn about the American dream and yet seems to have lived it—well, parts of it, anyway. ...

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//Mixed media

Fave Five: Alpine

// Sound Affects

"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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