CD Reviews

Regina Carter

If one were to view the history of American music as a collection of...

Johnny Cash

Listening to previously unreleased music by Johnny Cash in 2014 feels a little eerie...

Burnt Ones

Burnt Ones have established themselves as a consistently engaging live act thanks to frontman...

Miles Davis

Between the 1967 breakup of his classic quintet and the 1970 recording of the...

Freddie Gibbs and Madlib

Fans of Indiana-born rapper Freddie Gibbs and Los Angeles producer Madlib were thrilled last...

Tinariwen

While some musicians sing of a restless, somewhat rootless lifestyle, others live it more...

Tycho

The visual imagery musicians use is often indicative of their sonic impulses. In the...

The Men

As evidenced by its jokingly self-aware title, Brooklyn band The Men's newest record Tomorrow's...

ScHoolBoy Q

"My daddy a gangster." The first words uttered on LA rapper ScHoolBoy Q's major...

Bronze

Superficially, the psychedelic music of local band Bronze appears to have many antecedents: The...

Beck

Beck's first LP in six years is difficult to approach fairly. Sure, it's a...

Michael Bloomfield

Conventional history tells us the first "rock guitar hero" was Eric Clapton. But Michael...

Real Estate

The video for "Crime," one of the singles on Real Estate's third album, Atlas,...

Yellow Ostrich

The closest I've come to liking emo was the Descendents' 1982 debut album Milo...
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