"Dan Auerbach was responsible for helping make one of the better albums of 2008, and Keep It Hid is already a contender in 2009. Should we go ahead and call him the current King of the Hill? Based on all available evidence, he’s that guy, and the competition for his crown is not particularly close at this time." -- Sean Murphy
A brief survey of songs from a six-year period (1968-1974) of Aretha Franklin's 61-year recording career shows there were many more levels to this singer/pianist/activist/songwriter than justifiable claim to original Queen of Soul Divahood.
The author of My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness is pushing manga to new and intellectually provocative heights.
Ahead of their second LP, the cello-and-drums duo Lung unveils a surging tune of paranoia, obsessiveness, and menace with "Spiders".
More than 565,000 people join the Love Revolution as the Sziget Festival wraps up another spectacular year.
Given the overflow of archival Bob Dylan material available, there's value in curating key recordings into a coherent two-disc set.
Inconsistent songwriting and a strange album cover detract from the confidence and musical strengths of the Coral's Move Through the Dawn.
In the nearly eight decades since Moonrise's release, Borzage's melodrama-noir styled meditations on social causality, dignity, and redemption have lost none of their potency.