Music Reviews archive
Listen Kacey Musgraves: A Millennial Musician Reframes Country
March 20, 2013 – The 24-year-old singer-songwriter explores traditional themes through the lens of youth culture.
Listen Barry Altschul: The Jazz Drummer Makes A Comeback
Watch Justin Timberlake's Musical Vision Isn't '20/20'
Listen Lady: Two Soul Stalwarts Find A New Groove Together
March 14, 2013 – After promising solo careers that peaked early, Nicole Wray and Terri Walker have joined forces.
Listen The Moving Sidewalks: Where The British Invasion Met Texas Blues
March 13, 2013 – Before he became the guitarist for ZZ Top, Billy Gibbons was in a band called the Moving Sidewalks.
Watch Tegan And Sara Reach Out To New Audiences
Watch David Bowie Awakens To 'The Next Day' Of His Career
March 7, 2013 – Bowie's new album plays like a collection of singles, with each performed in a different style.
Listen Rhye's 'Woman' Takes Easy Listening To Provocative Ends
March 6, 2013 – The duo's debut combines lush string arrangements, electronics and a remarkably androgynous voice.
Read Time Is On Their Side: Ageless Jazz Drumming
Listen Ashley Monroe Is 'Like A Rose,' Briars And All
Listen Latin Gold In The Frozen North At Toronto's Lula Lounge
March 4, 2013 – A new compilation, Lula Lounge: Essential Tracks, showcases Canada's thriving Latin music scene.
Listen Atoms For Peace: Thom Yorke's Electronic Shadow-World
February 28, 2013 – Inside the fevered head of Radiohead's lead singer, ghosts and phantoms are still working overtime.
Listen Ben Goldberg's Variations: Two New Albums From A San Francisco Jazz Staple
February 28, 2013 – Known for his work in New Klezmer Trio, clarinetist Ben Goldberg has just released two new albums.
Listen Aretha Franklin Before Atlantic: The Columbia Years
February 27, 2013 – Before Franklin found her voice at Atlantic, she recorded less successfully for another label.