Short Subjects | Six Recent EPs That Won’t Waste Your Time

As Booker T. & the M.G.’s taught us more than half a century ago, time is tight. So why not make the most of yours by checking out some...

Classic Album Review: John Waite | Figure in a Landscape

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):   Even Babys grow up...

Classic Album Review: Five On The Black Hand Side Soundtrack | MGM Soul Cinema...

This came out in 2002 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Who’s the cat who...

Classic Album Review: Brandy | Full Moon

This came out in 2002 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   At the ripe old...

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...

No Age | Goons Be Gone

Everyone knows a straight line is the shortest distance between two points. And No Age are definitely playing it straight on their fifth full-length Goons Be Gone. Well, straight...

Next Week in Music | June 28 – July 4 • New Books

If you plan to spend your long weekend relaxing with a good new book, you've got a few interesting new options. Read all about ’em:   Please Please Tell Me Now:...

Next Week in Music | April 18-24 • The (Absurdly) Long List: 900!! Releases...

Yeah, you're reading that right: There are a whopping 900 new albums, EPs, singles, box sets, compilations, anthologies, retrospectives, soundtracks, vinyl reissues and cassettes arriving next week. The bulk...

Next Week in Music | Jan 24-30 • New Books

From Cherry and Korn to Tangerine next week's new books come in many different flavours. Toss in a couple of jazzy tomes and some trips back to 1970 and...

Albums Of The Week: Jerry Leger | Nothing Pressing

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Written during the pandemic, Nothing Pressing isn’t the only thing has kept singer-songwriter Jerry Leger busy while off the road. In 2020 he published his...

Jeff Tweedy | Some Birds video

Jeff Tweedy will release his latest solo album WARM on Nov. 30 via dBpm Records, according to a press release. WARM was produced and recorded entirely by Jeff at...

Classic Album Review: Mariah Carey | Glitter

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):   Listen, I'm not any...

Next Week in Music | Jan. 17-23 • New Books

Merle Haggard, Mac Miller and Mozart. Avicii, Aphex Twin and American songswriting. Echo and The Bunnymen, Elephant 6 — and everything else on next week's reading list. Turn the page:   The...

Classic Album Review: Judas Priest | Turbo: The Remasters

This came out in 2002 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   I will say this...

20 Questions With Mihi Nihil

If you haven’t come across the wonderfully named Mihi Nihil in these pages yet, you just haven’t been paying attention. The L.A. foursome premiered their video for Falling Star...

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