Music Reviews archive
Read Reissued And Relevant, Marcos Valle's '70s Bossa Nova Returns
February 5, 2013 – Four of the Brazilian singer-songwriter's classic records are being re-released this week.
Read Lean But Seen: The Joy Of Smaller Opera
Read Is Fleetwood Mac's Expanded 'Rumours' A Bit Much?
Read Yo La Tengo: Decades In And Far From Fading
Read 'Sound City': Music And Memories In An L.A. Landmark
January 31, 2013 – Dave Grohl lights up a famed L.A. studio for one last session in the documentary Sound City.
Read A 'Special Edition' Box Set Of Jack DeJohnette And Band
January 31, 2013 – A new four-CD box set highlights the music of the jazz keyboardist and drummer.
Read A 1969 Bootleg Unearths Miles Davis' 'Lost' Quintet
January 30, 2013 – Live recordings capture a groundbreaking artist between two vastly different periods in his career.
Read Paloma Faith's 'Fall To Grace' Is A Keeper
Read Two Decades On, Vusi Mahlasela Still Sings 'To The People'
January 24, 2013 – The South African singer's new recording is a live concert featuring his most powerful anthems.
Read Musical Google Earth: Composer Paul Moravec's Sense Of Place
January 22, 2013 – The Pulitzer Prize winner composer has written appealing pieces inspired by far flung locations.
Read As Bell Ringers Chime In, A Laptop Musician Branches Out
January 15, 2013 – Pantha du Prince collaborates with The Bell Laboratory on his latest album, Elements of Light.
Read Classical Lost and Found: The Lighter Side Of Vissarion Shebalin
January 15, 2013 – A Soviet composer's fortunes swayed with the dictates of the regime, from success to condemnation.
Read Grant Green: The 'Holy Barbarian' Of St. Louis Jazz
January 11, 2013 – An album recording of the guitarist from 1959 captures the thrilling sound of Midwestern jazz.
Read 'Nashville' Soundtrack Stands On Its Own