Music Reviews archive
Listen Aimee Mann: The 'Charmer' And The Disciplined Id
Listen Vince Guaraldi Didn't Just Play For 'Peanuts'
Listen 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.
Listen Brad Mehldau: (Unlikely) Songs By Other People
Watch Haunted Harmonies On The xx's 'Coexist'
Listen ZZ Top: Taking The Blues Back To The Future
Listen 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.
Listen The Forgotten Story Of Memphis' American Studios
Listen 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.
Listen 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.
Listen Miguel Zenon And Laurent Coq Play 'Hopscotch'