Glen Hansard | This Wild Willing

Glen Hansard has always been willing to follow his muse wherever it leads. But it's never taken him anywhere quite this wild before. For his fourth solo album, the...

Norah Jones | Begin Again

Calling Begin Again Norah Jones’ seventh album might be a bit of a stretch. The disc has only seven songs. It clocks in at under half an hour. And...

John Paul White | The Hurting Kind

"What's so good about the good old days?" wonders John Paul White on the opening track of The Hurting Kind. Well, judging by the bulk of the album, plenty....

Broken Social Scene | Let’s Try the After Vol. 2

Well, you can't accuse them of not delivering the goods. In every sense of the term. It hasn't even been two months since Broken Social Scene released Let's Try...

The Chemical Brothers | No Geography

Nero fiddled while Rome burned. The Chemical Brothers are knobtwiddling while the world implodes. And what the hell, why not? After all, it's not like anybody expects Tom Rowlands...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From April 9, 1999

Two decades ago, new albums from Elton John, Nas, Frank Black and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say about them...
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SubmitHub Finds For Monday, April 8

Bknott goes under the knife, Agata Karczewska confesses her sins, Alexandros Kilias goes coconuts, Cody Randall crosses the border and Sail Into Night go dark in today's treats from...

JD McPherson: The Tinnitist Interview

JD McPherson has no idea where he's going. "I really don't know," the singer-guitarist says with a chuckle. "They just point and I go where they tell me." He's kidding,...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From April 2, 1999

Two decades ago, new albums from Beth Orton, Jeff Beck, Sleater-Kinney and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say about them...

Next Week in Music | April 8-14, 2019 • 120 New Releases Headed Your...

There are more than 120 albums, EPs and singles being released next week. And I'm not even listing all the Record Store Day releases, which you can find here....
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Next Week in Music | April 8-14, 2019 • 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 boob tube. Of course, everything...
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Next Week in Music | April 8-14, 2019 • Birthdays & Anniversaries

I wouldn't want to live in the past. But I still like to visit every now and then. Here are the musical birthdays we'll be celebrating and the anniversaries...

Cities of Mars | The Horologist

Stop me if you've heard this one before: In the year 3151 on the planet Mars, somewhere in the capital city of Bah-Belon — a sprawling metropolis built within...

Pharlee | Pharlee

Hallucinogens and amphetamines would appear to be a dangerous combination. But they seem to work pretty well for San Diego's Pharlee. This female-fronted quintet call their sound psychedelic speed...

Karly Driftwood | Too Mean to Die

Karly Driftwood does not play nice. Nor does she play by the rules. But she's definitely playing for keeps. The audacious Nashville singer-songwriter pulls no punches and takes no...

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