Tom Moon appears in the following:
Monday, November 16, 2015
Brad Mehldau's new album is a collection of recordings from his live performances, across a broad range of styles and genres. Reviewer Tom Moon says he never sounds out of his element...
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
Lynne resurrects Electric Light Orchestra with vulnerability and rumpled grace, finding a strange alchemy of melody, harmony and rhythm.
Friday, October 30, 2015
The fevered 14 months captured here represent the moment when Dylan became comfortable in his shoes — and, if not yet confident about every decision, at least trusting the authority of his writing.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
On his 10th solo album, the Phish singer-guitarist explores the sunny, vibrant feeling of '70s pop and rock. The result is steeped in the era, but defiantly not a throwback.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
The music of the singer/songwriter that goes by Son Little can be hard to categorize. But on his new album, the genre bending is backed up by an expressive voice.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
The DJ known as St. Germain has waited 15 years to release a following to his highly successful breakout record. Critic Tom Moon thinks it's a surprisingly creative return.
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Sharon Van Etten, The Flaming Lips, Hamilton Leithauser and others reimagine and redefine songs from the highlight reel of the '60s.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The bestselling French DJ and producer returns with his first album in 15 years, aided by the great guitarist Guimba Kouyate.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Craig Finn has had a prolific rock career with his bands Lifter Puller and The Hold Steady. Now 44, Finn has just released his second solo album, Faith in the Future. Critic Tom Moon...
Monday, August 24, 2015
There are many valid gripes with the magazine's selections — who was left out, who was included — but taken as a whole, the list reveals something disappointing about the way it was conceived.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
With this album, a London singer — a Prince favorite — and her versatile voice inch closer to mainstream pop.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Critic Tom Moon reviews the album Nina Revisited: A Tribute to Nina Simone, a compilation of covers of her greatest hits performed by popular R&B artists like Usher and Lauren Hill.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
NPR's Tom Moon reviews the new album from pianist Robert Glasper, Covered.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
These taut, righteously furious, stone-simple songs fit together under a catchall concept about companies wielding extraordinary influence over our quality of life.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
NPR commentator Tom Moon reviews a new album that is a collaboration between two jazz bands known for experimentation: The Bad Plus and Joshua Redman.
Sunday, June 07, 2015
When the great guitarist takes a solo, it's a swerving, cathartic, edge-of-the-seat experience. When he doesn't, the bliss persists, but in highly concentrated doses.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
With their new album, Monterey, The Milk Carton Kids are hoping to be a part of your summer driving songs.
Monday, May 25, 2015
A new anthology called In the Beginning chronicles the sound of Wes Montgomery, one of the most influential guitar players of all time, in his early years.
Sunday, May 24, 2015
On its fourth album, Dawes calls from deep inside the feedback loop of love's aftermath. Throughout All Your Favorite Bands, singer Taylor Goldsmith takes full advantage of the dramatic possibilities.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
The rangy, prolific jazz trio teams up with the tenor-sax great for a journey into the murky, terrifying, thrilling unknown.