Albums of The Week: The Bamboos | Hard Up

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Bandleader Lance Ferguson and his nine-piece Melbourne outfit The Bamboos have come a long way since forming in 2001. Initially inspired by the instrumental raw...

Albums Of The Week: Corduroy | Winky Wagon 2: The Rest Of The Psy-Fi...

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “A great outcry; a follow-up desired; the first insufficient to needs; a second volume of the funky outfit’s acclaimed psy-fi experiments required; another collection of...

Albums Of The Week: Iceage | Seek Shelter

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “A decade on from their first record, Iceage continue to harness their lives together through music. This journey, in music and life, has never progressed...

Albums Of The Week: Alex Chilton & The Hi Rhythm Section | Boogie Shoes:...

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Memphis is a city with music in its blood. When Fred Ford, co-founder of the Beale Street Music Festival, was diagnosed with cancer, David Less...

Albums Of The Week: Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & Jon Randall | The Marfa...

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert and Jon Randall’s album The Marfa Tapes is a collection of beautifully intimate and raw songs written and recorded together in the...

Albums Of The Week: Nancy Wilson | You And Me

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “With her band Heart, Nancy Wilson has recorded 16 albums and sold over 35 million albums worldwide. Within that history-making career, You and Me represents...

Albums Of The Week: The Mighty Mighty BosstoneS | When God Was Great

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “The Mighty Mighty BossToneS are a band on a mission. Since their formation, the pioneering ska-punk act has eschewed musical trends, survived the pitfalls of...

Albums Of The Week: Van Morrison | Latest Record Project: Volume 1

Let's face it: Van Morrison has always been a miserable bastard. But even he was diplomatic and disciplined enough to rein it in on his albums — until now....

Albums Of The Week: Tony Joe White | Smoke From The Chimney

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Smoke from the Chimney is a nine-song album of never-before-heard Tony Joe White tunes produced by Dan Auerbach and fleshed out by Nashville's most seasoned studio...

Albums Of The Week: Weezer | Van Weezer

No,it's not really a metal album — not according to my definition of metal, anyway. But Van Weezer is certainly a solidly rocking Weezer disc. Their hardest-hidding in many...

Classic Album Review: Layaway Plan | Solutions to Substance

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):   I would reckon Layaway...

Classic Album Review: Moneen | Theory of Harmonial Value

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):   If there can be...

Classic Album Review: Shirley Horn | You’re My Thrill

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):   A decade ago, singer-pianist...

Classic Album Review: Keely Smith | Keely Sings Sinatra

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):   For my money, Keely...

Classic Album Review: India.Arie | Acoustic Soul

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):   “A lady ain’t what...

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