Friday, August 26 2005
It's not often you get a chance to speak with a legend. Forgive the upcoming hyperbole; Sonny Rollins deserves it.
Wednesday, August 10 2005
Taking a large, appreciative bite of bland consistency and ubiquitous uniformity, one writer challenges refined taste to prove an old adage right and discover a slice of identity.
Tuesday, May 31 2005
Backwoods rockabilly one-man-band Hasil Adkins earned the name 'the Wild man' for his raw, impulsive performances. Many called him a lunatic, but it's more accurate to simply call him American.
Thursday, March 31 2005
Roger Federer is an athlete of an order American sports fans have never been able to fully embrace. He's humble to a fault, wary of drawing attention to himself, and a Swiss polyglot.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Craig Finn and the Hold Steady confirm the power of classic rock as they celebrate teens, guitar solos, and Christ.
Thursday, February 9 2006
It works as a fun soundtrack to a dimly-lit, vodka and Red Bull drenched basement party. But if you really want to kick the party into gear, the album’s older brother is still the one to podcast.
Wednesday, December 14 2005
Simply put, rock and roll don't get no realer as we hit the home stretch of the new millennium's first decade.
Friday, December 9 2005
A rare breed of musician who is forever alive to the possibility of new opportunities and forever blind to the existence of obstacles.
Wednesday, November 30 2005
Stevens was once of the biggest, most beloved musical stars in the world. Gold, a new two-disc compilation of his work is a useful reminder of why that was.
Monday, November 7 2005
His work in Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk's bands from the same era feature much more exploratory, innovative, and passionate playing.