Music Reviews archive
Watch Drizzy Sings The Blues
Read After 40 Years, Mulatu Astatke Still 'Sketches' Ethio-Jazz Deftly
September 26, 2013 – The pioneering composer's signature style is as fresh on his new album as it was 40 years ago.
Watch Bumpy, Bikers And The Story Behind 'Leader Of The Pack'
September 26, 2013 – A new compilation collects Shadow Morton's hits for The Shangri-Las, Iron Butterfly and Janis Ian.
Read For Families In Crisis, A Songwriter Offers Humor And Empathy
September 24, 2013 – After his daughter was diagnosed with leukemia last summer, singer Alastair Moock turned to music.
Watch Lucy Schwartz Is In Love With Her Own Voice, And That's OK
September 24, 2013 – On her new album Timekeeper, the singer-songwriter often sounds like a throwback to another era.
Read Robbie Fulks: Exhilarating And Bitter On 'Gone Away Backward'
September 19, 2013 – The singer's new album reflects on the pointlessness of crafting anything you care about.
Watch Tom Odell: A Polarizing New Voice Shows Promise
Read Educated Guesses At The 2013 Monk Competition
Read The Masters At His Fingertips, Art Hodes Pays Tribute To Bessie Smith
September 16, 2013 – The jazz pianist's powerful 1976 album I Remember Bessie conveys a profound sense of loss.
Watch The Weeknd Revels In Raw Emotion On 'Kiss Land'
Read Bob Dylan's 'Self Portrait,' Now In Vivid Color
Read When Duke Flirted With The Queen
Read The Dawn Of Sun Records: 15 Hours Of Blues
Read On Its New Album, Superchunk Makes The Downtrodden Sound Upbeat
September 5, 2013 – The long-running rock band's new album, I Hate Music, mines loss and grief with ferocious guitars.
Watch Goodie Mob Puts Crossover Acceptance On The Line