Josh Ritter: Gathering

Josh Ritter: Gathering

By Chris Ingalls

On his ninth full-length studio album, Josh Ritter continues to combine poetic imagery with organic, expertly crafted arrangements. 26 Sep 2017 // 2:30 AM

Read more
//Recent Reviews
Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2005)

The end result of this movie is almost meaningless compared to the simple sense of satisfaction Kouichi has taken from his journey.

READ more
Stefano Bollani: Piano Solo

This is NOT background music. This is the TRUTH.

READ more
Charlemagne Palestine and Tony Conrad: An Aural Symbiotic Mystery

Two pioneers in avant-garde music, separated by three decades and a lifetime of experience, join together again for a brilliantly dense, spiritually satisfying collaborative concert.

READ more
Hendrik Meurkens: New York Samba Jazz Quintet

Meurkens doubles on vibes and harmonica, and Jed Levy guests on tenor sax and flute on this live date, to great effect. Jazz in Brazilian!

READ more
The Manhattan Love Suicides: The Manhattan Love Suicides

A cathartically fuzzy love drone debut inspired by the Velvet Underground goes for the famed 15 minutes and shows its sonic youthfulness.

READ more
Diane and the Shell: 30.000 Feet Tarantella

When you have an album where three of your songs are called “\\\” (I hate finding that line on the keyboard), then you know that all

READ more
The Apples in Stereo: New Magnetic Wonder

After a five-year hiatus the Apples in Stereo are back with their very own Smile -- New Magnetic Wonder combines the dazzling, sunbleached pop of yore with a phenomenal wall-of-sound production that does not beg to be heard -- it demands it.

READ more

4 Feb 2007 // 11:00 PM

Training Camp Hip-Hop Showcase

In martial-arts movies, victory only materialized after a soon-to-be champion demonstrated the five foundational disciplines of success: hard work, self-motivation, commitment, critical thinking, and structure. It's the same in hip-hop.

READ more

4 Feb 2007 // 9:03 PM

Mas Rapido!: Pity Party

Two mainstays of the Parasol label responsible for this rowdy, rootsy rock album.

READ more

4 Feb 2007 // 9:02 PM

Food: Forever Is a Dream

Food, a relatively obscure Chicago group who released their only album, Forever Is a Dream, in 1969, get the reissue treatment from Fallout

READ more
More Recent Reviews
//Mixed media

//Blogs

Stevie Wonder Takes a Knee as Green Day and Others Also Speak Out at Global Citizen Festival

// Notes from the Road

"The 2017 Global Citizen Festival's message for social action was amplified by Stevie Wonder and many other incredible performers and notable guests.

READ the article