Music Reviews archive
Read Earl Hines: Big Bands And Beyond On A New Box Set
Read Freshlyground: Polished African Pop On The Global Dance Floor
April 10, 2013 – Driven by Zolani Mahola's powerhouse voice, the band's new album reflects South African aspirations.
Read Johnny Cash's Columbia Catalog Out Now — As A 63-Disc Box Set
April 10, 2013 – The music Cash made while under contract with the label is now available as an imposing reissue.
Watch Brad Paisley Ventures Out Of Country's 'Wheelhouse'
April 9, 2013 – The star's new album performs a balancing act of cultural examinations that still engages tradition.
Read Bombino: A Desert Rock 'Nomad' Rolls Into Nashville
April 2, 2013 – The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach adds sonic heft to the Tuareg guitar virtuoso's latest album.
Read Kacey Musgraves: Country's Blunt And Poetic New Voice
April 2, 2013 – With a new album, Same Trailer, Different Park, the singer is primed for crossover success.
Read 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.
Read Barry Altschul: The Jazz Drummer Makes A Comeback
Watch Justin Timberlake's Musical Vision Isn't '20/20'
Read 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.
Read 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.
Read 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.