Classic Album Review: Frank Marino & Mahogany Rush | Eye of the Storm

This came out in 2001 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   The last time I...

Next Week in Music | July 19-25 • The Short List: 9 Titles I...

Retro R&B, old-school punk, jam-band legends, a slew of veteran singer-songwriters, grunge nostalgia and even vintage comedy — next week's big albums are definitely giving off a classic vibe....

Next Week in Music | July 19-25 • The Long List: 300+ Releases On...

After last week's tsunami of 500-plus Record Store Day releases, the schedule settles down with a relatively paltry 300 or so new albums, EPs, singles, anthologies, compilations, soundtracks, box...

Next Week in Music | July 19-25 • New Books

If you're like me, you've always got a stack of books you've been meaning to read. This might be a good week to pull one out of the pile...

Next Week in Music | July 19-25 • On TV

Alessia Cara does double duty to hype her two new singles, Leon Bridges gives us a sneak peek of his upcoming album Gold-Diggers Sound, Brandi Carlile unveils her track Right...

Albums Of The Week: The Grasshopper Lies Heavy | A Cult That Worships A...

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “A ship of unimaginable force crushes through waves of shattered glass and broken bones. As war horns beckon lightning through greyscale skies, a god marches...

Albums Of The Week: Drive-By Truckers | Live @ Plan 9

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “On July 13, 2006, Drive-By Truckers set up shop at Plan 9 Records in Richmond, VA. To mark the 25th anniversary of the store, the...

Albums Of The Week: Iggy And The Stooges | Born In A Trailer: The...

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “This extensive four-CD set documenting the final years of The Stooges is a companion set to 2020’s well-received You Think You’re Bad, Man? It features...

Albums Of The Week: Various Artists | May the Circle Remain Unbroken: A Tribute...

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Texan Roky Erickson was one of the true mind-blowing pioneers of psychedelic music. The original leader of the Austin-based 13th Floor Elevators formed in 1965,...

Albums Of The Week: Charlie Daniels & Friends | Duets

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Duets finds late Country Music Hall of Fame member Charlie Daniels collaborating with some of the biggest stars in country music, bluegrass, and southern rock....

Albums Of The Week: Laura Nyro | Trees of the Ages: Live in Japan

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “A member of both the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Laura Nyro not only wrote songs that became...

Albums Of The Week: Boy Golden | Church of Better Daze

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “A chrysalis in a 1940s lemon lounge suit, Boy Golden is poised to emerge fully formed from the pandopolis deep freeze with his charismatic vision...

Albums Of The Week: Wavves | Hideaway

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Wavves’ new album Hideaway marks their return to Fat Possum Records. Across its brief but impactful nine tracks, the album, produced by Dave Sitek of...

Albums Of The Week: Tedeschi Trucks Band | Layla Revisited (Live At LOCKN’)

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Tedeschi Trucks Band’s Layla Revisited (Live At LOCKN’) is a one-off live recording of the seminal Derek & The Dominos album Layla and Other Assorted...

Albums Of The Week: Ida Mae | Click Click Domino

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “For nearly two straight years following the release of their critically acclaimed debut, Chasing Lights, Ida Mae — the Nashville-via-London duo of Chris Turpin and...

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