Ken Tucker Ken Tucker is the pop music critic for Fresh Air with Terry Gross.
Alejandro Escovedo: Music To Heal The Spirit
'Parallel Play': Summer Pop From Canadian Mainstays
Ashton Shepherd's Alabama 'Sounds'
Two Divas, Both Alike in Mononyms
Hayes Carll, Finding 'Trouble' Where He Can
Was (Not Was) Is Back After 15-Year Hiatus
'Cry-Baby,' A Score for Broadway
Waco Brothers, 'Live and Kicking' in Chicago
Adam Green, at 'Sixes & Sevens'
A 'Brighter' Album from the Drive-By Truckers
From Vampire Weekend, World Music with a Bite
The Magnetic Fields' 'Noise' from New York
Taking a 'Good Look' at the Fleshtones
Sarah Johns' 'Big Love in a Small Town'
A Critic Assesses The Year in Rehab (Er, Rock)