Jeff The Brotherhood | Magick Songs

One of the joys of working for yourself is that you can do pretty much whatever you want, however you want, whenever you want. That level of freedom might...

Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra | I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This

WHO ARE THEY? The coolest Hollywood nerd ever to flee a CGI dinosaur and morph into a BrundleFly — and a man who also happens to be a truly...

Motorpsycho | The Crucible

With some albums, less is more. With others, more is more. And with Motorpsycho’s The Crucible, both are somehow true at the same time. But perhaps only because the...

Old 97’s | Love the Holidays & Rhett Miller | The Messenger

Home-made gifts are always more special. And more memorable. So The Old 97's definitely earn some brownie points for writing the bulk of the songs on their Christmas album...

Lewis Capaldi | Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent

WHO IS HE? A young Scottish singer-songwriter who just happens to be a distant cousin of former Dr. Who star and onetime punk rocker Peter Capaldi. WHAT IS THIS? His...

Brendan Benson | Dear Life

Life's been good to Brendan Benson. And you don't have to take my word for it; the grainy-voiced singer-guitarist and Raconteurs member is only too happy to tell you...

Chinatown Slalom | Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?

WHO ARE THEY? An up-and-coming Liverpool quartet who reportedly reside in a raucous party house down the street from where one of The Beatles grew up — which is...

Late-Night TV Music (Female Duos Edition) | Nov. 8, 2018

Who run the world? Girls. Take it from Beyonce — and from the musical guests on Thursday night's talk shows. There were only two performances of note, and both...

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...

Busty and the Bass | Eddie

There are plenty of horn-driven funk bands out there. Too many, if you ask me. You know the bands I mean: They dress in gaudy outfits, have a goofy...

Swampmeat Family Band | Muck!

Heads up, Low Cut Connie fans. Britain's Swampmeat Family Band is fronted by former LCC member Dan Finnemore. So it's hardly a surprise that the foursome's latest album Muck!...

Next Week in Music | Aug. 12-18 • Music On TV

I know you like to watch. So here's a list of the musicians who will be singing for their supper next week on the tube. Of course, everything here...

Kanye West | Jesus is King

WHO IS HE? Yeezy. Ye. And more recently, Yeezus (though he apparently draws the line at Yandhi, Yuddah, Yishnu and Yohammad). He's the college dropout. The guy who was...

Green Leaf Rustlers | From Within Marin

THE PRESS RELEASE: "Green Leaf Rustlers’ debut album is a 2LP live collection entitled From Within Marin. Featuring Chris Robinson (Black Crowes, CRB), Barry Sless, Greg Loiacono, Pete Sears...

The Beths | Jump Rope Gazers

I’ve never been a big fan of artists who write about how tough it is to be a touring musician. But in this case of New Zealand's The Beths...

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