Despite some electric piano flourishes that briefly recall Ian McLagan’s days in the Faces, his latest solo outing, Never Say Never, is doggedly mid-tempo, laying out a relaxed, soulfu
Payam Bavafa, a third of this Bay Area-based trio, spent a year and a half researching brain waves for a neuroscientist.
Hometown weird beard Will Oldham never disappoints, even while consistently exploring different corners of roots rock and folk.
For many years, most African music remained unavailable to Americans.
One of my first assignments was to review rapper Khia’s second album, Gangstress.
Case’s last album exemplified a singer/songwriter pushing her band forward in multiple directions. Now come 14 songs that often feel closer in, but with brave experiments.
“You’re making a fool of yourself, so get off the stage,” Morrissey sang in 1989, calling out aging rockers on their complacency and irrelevance.
U2 turned to old cohorts Eno and Lanois and practically made ’em auxiliary members.
The eponymous follow-up to Isbell’s brilliant Sirens of the Ditch is probably not what most people expected.
Bizzart’s fourth is his first with producer Innaspace, and I’m not quite sure whom to give more credit.