Rock Music Reviews
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'
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.
Watch Fire Up Your Kid's Imagination At The 'Science Fair'
August 17, 2012 – Laura Veirs, Mates of State and more contribute to an album encouraging children to pursue science.
Read Dan Auerbach Likes It Fast, Simple And Loud
Watch The xx Teases New Album 'Coexist' With The Simplest Of Love Songs
July 16, 2012 – From a new album, the spare ballad "Angels" feels a bit like the introduction to a more lavish song.
Read The dB's: Still Plaintive After All These Years
Read Fiona Apple's 'Wheel' Of Extravagant Emotions
Read On 'Banga,' Patti Smith Pays Homage To Friends
Listen Trailer Trash Tracys: A Shoegazer's Dream
Read The Untold Story Of Singer Bobby Charles
Listen The dB's: After A 25-Year Absence, A Vital Return
Listen Tim Fite Finds The Essence Of Innocence In 'Teenagers'
June 7, 2012 – In "We Are All Teenagers," Fite nails the adolescent unease that lingers into adulthood.
Read Japandroids: One Part Classic Rock, One Part Punk