Music Reviews archive
Read Vince Guaraldi Didn't Just Play For 'Peanuts'
Read Dwight Yoakam: Weary And Wary On '3 Pears'
Read Trifonov's Triumph: Tchaikovsky, Twice Over
Watch Two Attempts To Turn Summer Platinum Into Fall Gold
September 18, 2012 – Carly Rae Jepsen and Kanye West release albums that double down on their summer success.
Read Brad Mehldau: (Unlikely) Songs By Other People
Read Haunted Harmonies On The xx's 'Coexist'
Read ZZ Top: Taking The Blues Back To The Future
Read Bob Dylan's Baffling And Sometimes Beautiful 'Tempest'
September 11, 2012 – Ken Tucker says that some of Tempest's songs are as precisely crafted as any Dylan has written.
Read The Forgotten Story Of Memphis' American Studios
Read Cat Power Rips It Up, Starts Again
Watch Harmony, Teenagers And 'The Complete Story Of Doo-Wop'
September 6, 2012 – Street Corner Symphonies is a 15-volume year-by-year survey of doo-wop by scholar Bill Dahl.
Read When Ian Hunter Is 'President'
Read Classical Lost And Found: Symphonic Sensations From Saint-Saens
September 4, 2012 – A new album, captures old chestnuts and new surprises in spectacular sound.
Read Miguel Zenon And Laurent Coq Play 'Hopscotch'
Watch Shoes: After 18 Years, The Power-Pop Band Re-Ignites
August 31, 2012 – Ken Tucker says Ignition retains the same pop-rock rigor heard in the band's 1970s records.