Tom Moon Since 1983, Tom Moon has been writing about pop, rock, jazz, blues, and the music of the world. For much of that time, he was a music critic at The Philadelphia Inquirer. Moon's work has also appeared in Rolling Stone, GQ, Blender, Spin and more.

Savages, left to right: AysŸe Hassan, Fay Milton, Gemma Thompson, Jehnny Beth. Dustin Cohen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Adore Life' Refines Savages' Quiet Moments And Thunderous Peaks

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Ryuichi Sakamoto, with Alva Noto and Bryce Dessner, composed the soundtrack to the film The Revenant. The soundtrack is available digitally now and in stores Jan. 8. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Review: ' A Love Supreme: The Complete Masters,' John Coltrane

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Stone Temple Pilots Singer Scott Weiland Dies At 48

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Music Review: 'Ten Years Solo Live,' Brad Mehldau

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Bob Dylan's new compilation, The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12, comes out Nov. 5. Don Hunstein/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Review: 'Son Little,' Son Little

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Music Review: 'St. Germain,' St. Germain

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