Rock Music Reviews
Listen Turning Up The Volume On The Electric Blues
Watch The Insect Trust: An American Band Deconstructed
Watch Neil Young Still Vital On 'Psychedelic Pill'
Listen The Big Man Behind 'Shake, Rattle And Roll'
Listen More Than This: The 'Complete' Roxy Music
Listen Low Cut Connie: The Self-Deprecating Bar Band
Listen 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.
Listen Aimee Mann: The 'Charmer' And The Disciplined Id
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 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'
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.