Entries for ' music review'
Posted on January 31, 2013 in entertainment
Hipsters love to the throw the term “dad rock” around as a way to
disparage mature music with strong songwriting and little pretense.
Could Isaac Alexander be classified as “dad rock"...
Posted on December 31, 2012 in entertainment
Andrew Bird is one of the most innovative and consistently amazing
talents in American music today. A
songwriter/violinist/multi-instrumentalist, he has spent well over a
decade honing his craft...
Posted on November 30, 2012 in entertainment
In 2010, Mumford and Son’s debut “Sign No More” did something seemingly
impossible. They broke through mainstream rock radio without sounding
like Nickelback or griping about...
Posted on October 31, 2012 in entertainment
It’s been four years since singer/songwriter Ben Taylor released a
full-length album. The good news is, Listening is worth the wait.
Taylor, son of music royalty James Taylor...
Posted on September 30, 2012 in entertainment
It’s rare that a songwriter who has entered the third decade of her
career can craft the best album of her entire catalogue. However, Cat
Power (aka Chan Marshall) has managed to do just that...
Posted on August 31, 2012 in entertainment
Imagine that in the early ‘70s Bruce Springsteen fled Ashbury Park and
headed to England where he teamed up with The Clash to form a super
group of epic proportions...
Posted on July 31, 2012 in entertainment
Apple continues her evolution from a young, sultry siren full of anguish
to an ambitious songwriter intent on pushing the boundaries of her art
form. Despite the ridiculous name...
Posted on June 30, 2012 in entertainment
All you had to do to sell me on Kin was tell me that Mary Karr helped
singer/songwriter Rodney Crowell write it. Karr is the author of The
Liars Club and Lit, two memoirs so brutal and beautifully written that...
Posted on May 31, 2012 in entertainment
Counting Crows are in a precarious situation, caught between staying commercially viable and pleasing the hardcore fan base. Previous albums like...