Back Stories | My Album Reviews From Jan. 21, 2000

Two decades ago, new albums from Jay-Z, Shelby Lynne, Modest Mouse and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say about them...

Sass Jordan’s Rebel Moon Blues Tops Today’s Album Announcements

Sass Jordan hasn't put out a solo album in a decade. But the Can-rock queen's upcoming album Rebel Moon Blues is more than worth the wait. Trust me; I've...

Mac Miller | Circles

THE PRESS RELEASE "Circles is the sixth and final studio album by Mac Miller. Conceived as a sister album to 2018's full-length Swimming, the album was completed with the assistance...

Johnny Barnes Group | Live At the Rat 1977

THE PRESS RELEASE "Original guitar-driven Boston Rock broadcast LIVE at midnight December 11, 1977 over the New England airways by powerhouse radio station WCOZ. It was a time when The...

Next Week in Music | Jan. 20-26 • The Short List: Five Releases To...

This week's top new releases are brought to you by the words black, king and mind — and include a hefty portion of top-quality CanCon, with a side order...

Next Week in Music | Jan. 20-26 • The Long List: 140 Releases On...

There are more than 140 albums, EPs and singles being released next week. On your mark, get set, rock — but remember: Don’t blame me if things change at...

Next Week in Music | Jan. 20-26 • On TV

The Weeknd works a weeknght, Michael Kiwanuka drops in on Ellen, Halsey makes your Saturday Night livelier and more this week. Fire up the PVR and save me a...

The Janitors | Drone Head

THE PRESS RELEASE "Fuelled by folköl and an uncontrollable urge to hiss and make noise The Janitors went into their own studio Psych grottan and during 2012 gave birth to...

Halsey | Manic

THE PRESS RELEASE "Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum artist Halsey’s Manic is the follow-up to her chart-topping 2017 album hopeless fountain kingdom. Since 2015, Halsey has amassed over 23 billion streams worldwide and...

G. Love & Special Sauce | The Juice

THE PRESS RELEASE “I’ve been in the game a long time, but I’ve always considered myself a student,” says G. Love. “Finishing this album with Keb' Mo’ felt like graduation.”...

Eminem | Music To Be Murdered By

THE PRESS RELEASE "Eminem’s 11th studio album Music To Be Murdered By is out now ... Inspired by the master, Uncle Alfred!" MY TWO CENTS If they ever remake the movie Groundhog...

Courteeners | More. Again. Forever.

THE PRESS RELEASE "Courteeners release their long awaited sixth album More. Again. Forever. The band’s most confident and consistent record to date, More. Again. Forever. features ten new tracks that...

40 Brand-Spanking New Additions To Your Upcoming Albums List

It may  very well indeed be five o'clock somewhere. But I've still got a crapload of new albums to listen to and blather about. So I don't have too...

Chief Tail | Chief Tail

THE PRESS RELEASE "Chief Tail coagulated in the winter of early 2019 with one mission- putting a sense of danger and the unknown back into underground rock’n’roll for your gruesome...

Bombay Bicycle Club | Everything Else Has Gone Wrong

THE PRESS RELEASE "Bombay Bicycle Club’s fifth album Everything Else Has Gone Wrong is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to the British band’s acclaimed number 1 charting, Mercury Music Prize nominated...

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