Omar Souleyman: Bahdeni Nami

Omar Souleyman: Bahdeni Nami

By Nathan Stevens

If you’re not dancing or clapping while listening to Omar Souleyman, you’re doing something wrong. 31 Jul 2015 // 2:30 AM

Read more
//Recent Reviews
Breakin’ All the Rules: Special Edition (2004)

All rules of attraction and self-definition are just off when it comes to the utterly beautiful and notoriously nice Chestnut.

READ more
	Tokyo Sex Destruction: Black Noise is the New Sound

Tokyo Sex Destruction is completely sincere. Despite wielding a near perfect band name for a group of arch ironists—really, how much further can you

READ more

26 Oct 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Son, Ambulance: Key

The curiously titled Son, Ambulance made their debut on Oh, Holy Fools, a split with the then exploding phenomenon known as Bright Eyes. Their first

READ more

26 Oct 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Supergrass: Supergrass is 10: The Best of 94-04

Britpop. Oh how I’ve missed you. To be a music fan (especially a college-aged music fan) in those heady days of ‘94-‘97, was a

READ more

26 Oct 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Q and Not U: Power

Over the past five years, Q and Not U have taken the trademark sound of their D.C. label Dischord, which for years has specialized

READ more
	Oscar Peterson / Herb Ellis / Ray Brown / Bobby Durham: The Legendary Oscar Peterson Trio: Live at

The last time I reviewed this trio there were only three of them; one of them was about to depart the ensemble and the third

READ more
	Positive Flow: Can U Feel It?

I’ve been sitting on this disc for far longer than I should. I’ve listened to it many times, trying desperately to develop some

READ more
	Bruce Hornsby: Halcyon Days

When Bruce Hornsby came to the forefront in the mid-‘80s with his roots pop sound, few could’ve imagined that he would have been

READ more
	Calexico: World Drifts In—Live at the Barbican London [DVD]

In November of 2002 just months before the release of Feast of Wire, their exquisite 2003 album, Calexico performed in London as part of the Further Beyond

READ more
Leonard Cohen: Dear Heather

After 36 years of songwriting, and despite taking his own sweet time between albums, Cohen continues to write and record with a startling consistency, and Dear Heather, his most complex and adventurous record to date, is no exception.

READ more
More Recent Reviews
//Mixed media
//Blogs

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

READ the article