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Eclectic Chicago quartet, the Claudettes, return with High Times in the Dark, which spotlights their musical ferocity and flexibility. Hear the new single "24/5".
In 1972, the Rolling Stones were holed up in a rickety mansion in the South of France, writing an epic love letter to American music. Counterbalance examines the Rolling Stones' Exile on Main St and separates the fever from the funk house—now!
The new solo album by the Deslondes' Sam Doores is a beguiling brew of old rock 'n' roll and New Orleans R&B, with a hint of Berlin experimentalism.
Blues rocker Mike Zito pairs with axeman Walter Trout for an incendiary version of Chuck Berry's seminal rock 'n' roll song, "Johnny B. Goode".
Niko Giaimo and Allee Futterer are spreading their wings as co-founders of the Astronots, a Los Angeles-based rock outfit that sounds like a blast from the past going back to the future.
The exploration of Alex Chilton's recording career and legacy is expanded by Bar/None Records' dual release of From Memphis to New Orleans and Songs from Robin Hood Lane.
The Yawpers give themselves a big head start as contenders for best rock and roll record of the year with Human Question.
Tami Neilson's SASSAFRASS! is an unexpected delight that speaks to the climate of feminism in 2018. The extraordinary singer tells us about her experiences in this new interview.
Rock 'n' soul singer extraordinaire Tami Neilson shares a powerful song of female empowerment with "Stay Outta My Business".
Forever Words brings together across 16 tracks a remarkably diverse gathering of artists, from peers and close friends Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson to family members including Rosanne Cash and Carlene Carter.
A reissue of one of Colombia's most important rock and roll groups brings warmth, nostalgia, and fresh garage rock vibes.
This stellar anthology offers a spiritual journey into not just the soul but the very heart of rock 'n' roll's origins.
A generically labeled 45rpm leads to unforeseen connections between an illegal squat, a ramshackle used record outlet, and an obscure R&B outfit that eventually lands at the Mount Olive Temple of Christ in Dorchester, Massachusetts.
Divided we stand four decades since this legendary masterpiece was born. Even from their graves, the Ramones’ timing remains impeccable.
This week, we're stuck in Folsom Prison, and time keeps draggin' on. Actually it went by pretty fast as we listened to the 157th most acclaimed album of all time. Do the roots of roots music start here?
How did Ray Charles become a key face and voice for country music in the '60s?
In The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs, Marcus's writing is as intoxicating as ever. The man is a poet.
Fans have made a strong case for the following bands and artists who weren’t nominated this year and aren’t in the hall of fame yet.
This ultimate "odd man out" Esquerita -- gay, black, bizarre-looking, and crazy-playing rocker -- was pushed into the shadows beyond the bright lights of Little Richard.