Rock Music Reviews
Read When Donny Hathaway, Thelonious Monk And Neil Young Hit A Turning Point
December 13, 2013 – Three distinct live recordings from around 1970 each capture an artist whose career was changing.
Read A Nostalgic — But Bumpy — Journey With The Beach Boys
December 10, 2013 – Made in California presents the rise and slow fade of a once-great force in American music.
Watch Two Sides Of Holiday Cheer From Kelly Clarkson, Nick Lowe
November 15, 2013 – Whether glossy and heartfelt or earnest and playful, these albums can help conjure a holiday mood.
Watch On 'Days Are Gone,' Three Sisters HAIM It Up
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.
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 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 Sigur Ros Navigates Unknown Terrain On 'Kveikur'
Read Natalie Maines: A Country-Music Rebel Rocks On Her Own
May 8, 2013 – On her new solo album Mother, the singer-songwriter branches out from her work with Dixie Chicks.
Read Marc Ribot Isn't Trying To Comfort Anyone
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.
Watch Jim James: On A Spiritual Quest In The Digital Age
February 13, 2013 – The My Morning Jacket singer seeks authenticity in a world of artifice on his first solo album.
Read Is Fleetwood Mac's Expanded 'Rumours' A Bit Much?
Read 'Sound City': Music And Memories In An L.A. Landmark
January 31, 2013 – Dave Grohl lights up a famed L.A. studio for one last session in the documentary Sound City.