Music Reviews archive
Read Low Cut Connie: The Self-Deprecating Bar Band
Read Classical Lost And Found: Neglected Symphonies By A Great Dane
October 2, 2012 – The brilliant and rigorously built chamber symphonies by Vagn Holmboe have finally made it to disc.
Read Out Of Industrial Wasteland, The English Beat Was Born
October 1, 2012 – Ed Ward reviews the reissued catalog from the multiracial, multi-generational ska band.
Read After 26 Years, The Sam Rivers Trio Resurfaces
Read A Young Pianist Triumphs In Music From The Young 20th Century
September 26, 2012 – With a new album, a pianist again fulfills the promise of his Chopin Competition dominance.
Read Analog Players Society: A Party Cooked Up In A Studio
September 25, 2012 – Hurricane Season in Brooklyn is jaunty, even rollicking, with African rhythms and accents.
Read Aimee Mann: The 'Charmer' And The Disciplined Id
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.