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Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Reunite to ‘Raise the Roof’

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Reunite to ‘Raise the Roof’

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss’ Raise the Roof turns the spotlight on craft. It might not quite match its predecessor, but it maintains a high level of artistry.

The 10 Best Americana Albums of 2007

The 10 Best Americana Albums of 2007

If 2007 didn't invite any gripping controversies, it was certainly filled with competitive comparisons -- between young and old, past and present, and among splintered factions -- and both surprising hits and disappointing misses. All in all, a dynamic and at times resurgent year for the broad scope of Americana.
The 70 Best Albums of 2010

The 70 Best Albums of 2010

2010's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.

The 10 Best Americana Albums of 2010

The 10 Best Americana Albums of 2010

Journey to 2010, a splendid year for Americana. Then again, that’s something you can say just about any year given the sprawling range of sub-genres under Americana's vast umbrella.

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters Rock the Timeline in Oakland

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters Rock the Timeline in Oakland

When the lights go down at the Fox, a charge of electricity surges through the air from the collective excitement that comes with witnessing a genuine living legend like Robert Plant deliver music that truly transcends time and space.

T Bone Burnett: Don’t Let the Form Distract You From the Content

T Bone Burnett: Don’t Let the Form Distract You From the Content

Lloyd Sachs explores the life, times, and endless journeys of singer-songwriter-musician T Bone Burnett.
The Way the Song Finds Its Way: A Conversation With Sam Phillips

The Way the Song Finds Its Way: A Conversation With Sam Phillips

Sam Phillips talks with PopMatters about new songwriting methods, her new EP, upcoming full-length, and yes, Gilmore Girls.
Led Zeppelin: In Through the Out Door (Deluxe Edition)

Led Zeppelin: In Through the Out Door (Deluxe Edition)

Led Zeppelin's final album proves to have more symbolic value than actual musical value.
Led Zeppelin: Presence (Deluxe Edition)

Led Zeppelin: Presence (Deluxe Edition)

Led Zeppelin's most underappreciated album gets the remastered treatment.
Led Zeppelin: Physical Graffiti (Deluxe Edition)

Led Zeppelin: Physical Graffiti (Deluxe Edition)

Physical Graffiti, Led Zeppelin's first last album, represents the most grandiose expression of these Brits at the height of their powers.
This Collection of the Band’s Memories Makes Led Zeppelin Actually Likeable

This Collection of the Band’s Memories Makes Led Zeppelin Actually Likeable

No matter how grandiose the Led Zeppelin legend gets, hearing the golden gods tell their tale is both astounding and more real than anything anyone could ever make up.
Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters + The Last Internationale: The Cap 9/25/14

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters + The Last Internationale: The Cap 9/25/14

The first night of Robert Plant's tour with his new band the Sensational Space Shifters, which included new material and Led Zeppelin classics, proved how apt their moniker is.

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