Now Hear This: Monster Rally | Castaways, Vol. 1

THE PRESS RELEASE: "Monster Rally is the brainchild of Cleveland native Ted Feighan. Producing music that is sampled-based tropical pop, Monster Rally began with the goal of assembling a...

Next Week in Music | June 15-21 • New Books

Indie-rock kings, Chicago blues queens, punk-rock jesters, the one and only Prince — and plenty of guitars getting the royal treatment. They're all here for your perusal this week....

Yonic South | Twix & Dive EP

I know what you're going to say: Hell, I could do that. And you're totally right. You could. Twix & Dive, the latest EP from the noise-making, rule-breaking Italian...

Classic Album Review: Mayor McCa | Me is He

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):   They don’t call him...

Albums Of The Week: NRBQ | Dragnet

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true ... NRBQ’s first new album since 2014 is about to unleashed! No names...

Albums of The Week | Doves | The Universal Want

THE PRESS RELEASE: "Doves recently revealed their first new music in 11 years with new track Carousels. Then the band broke their silence on new album rumours by announcing...

Classic Album Review: Perry Farrell | Song Yet to be Sung

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):   Give Perry Farrell credit:...

Albums Of The Week: Foxy Shazam | Burn

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Most of us run towards comfort at full tilt. There are only a select few individuals among us who, through natural inclination or learned behavior,...

Rewinding June | The Best Roots

From Scandinavian rockabilly to country legends, it was a strong month for roots music. Here are June's top titles in alphabetical order — just click on the cover picture...

Another Slew Of Acts Top Today’s Album Announcements

It seems like only yesterday that I posted a slew of new album announcements — because it was. If there is any sign that the music business is getting...

Win a Limited-Edition Paul McCartney Box!

Check out this Deluxe Collectors Edition Box Set of Paul McCartney & Wings' classic 1975 album Venus & Mars. It includes the remastered original album, a disc of extras...

Next Week in Music | Feb. 3-9 • On TV

Kesha visits Kelly & Ryan, Rosalia brings the groove to ACL, the Beebs lives it up on Saturday night and more this week. Start your PVRs for these tube-based...

Georgia Anne Muldrow | Vweto II

WHO IS SHE? The artistically restless, constantly experimenting vocalist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and label owner from Los Angeles. WHAT IS THIS? Her 18th solo album, which follows in the footsteps...

Rufus Wainwright | Unfollow the Rules

He's done the Shakespeare album. He's done the Judy album. He's done an opera. But on Unfollow the Rules, his 10th album and first disc of new originals in...

Classic Album Review: Guttermouth | Covered With Ants

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):   Every punk tour has...

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