Read The Spotlight Shines Bright On A Consummate Sideman's Debut
February 26, 2014 – Benmont Tench has a reputation as the guy you want playing on your album. Now he has one of his own.
Read Vertical Scratchers: Slashed Chords, Fractured Poetry
February 24, 2014 – Daughter of Everything is a superb pop album with one foot in the past and another in the future.
Watch A Gifted Cellist Sails Beyond Sweden, Across 'Fields Of Love'
January 22, 2014 – Linnea Olsson grew up listening to ABBA and Bjork, but her debut album is a creation all her own.
Read Uneven But Vital, Bruce Springsteen Has 'High Hopes'
January 14, 2014 – His 18th album is a mixed-bag assortment of covers and originals brimming with undimmed eagerness.
Read A Former Girl-Group Singer Goes 'All Or Nothing'
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.