Tom Moon appears in the following:
Thursday, February 02, 2017
Listening to Prophet's new album feels like riding shotgun down some mythic highway with a rock true believer.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Though Motown's hits were recorded in a studio, newly discovered live recordings of session guitarist Dennis Coffey make the case that the label's iconic sound was forged in Detroit's nightclub scene.
Friday, December 09, 2016
While he was working on Atlanta, Donald Glover was also gathering musicians for soul jam sessions. "Awaken, My Love!" is an album of '70s throwback sounds that feels thrillingly alive.
Thursday, November 03, 2016
During the months he spent on the road in 1966, Dylan refined a way of inhabiting and transforming his own songs that was different from anything he'd done before.
Monday, October 17, 2016
The latest album from the Brooklyn-based Balkan party band is a rearrangement of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn's Far East Suite.
Friday, October 14, 2016
The particular darkness that defines Cohen's 14th studio album is nearly inescapable, and found everywhere. It's a thick blanket of grim.
Monday, October 10, 2016
Music critic Tom Moon says the new album from Norah Jones is more subtle than some of her recent releases and that's a good thing.
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Music critic Tom Moon reviews the latest release from the Southern rock band Drive-By Truckers.
Monday, September 12, 2016
White's new retrospective compilation, Jack White Acoustic Recordings, 1998-2016, highlights his delightfully scrambled, playful approach to American roots music.
Thursday, September 01, 2016
On his new solo album, the producer and multi-instrumentalist offers haunting instrumental meditations on the nature of present and future communication.
Friday, August 26, 2016
Tom Moon reviews the new album from Britney Spears, Glory. This is Spears' ninth studio album.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
You might know Nels Cline from his epic solos as a guitarist for the band, Wilco. Now Cline is out with a solo project — a mood album called Lovers. It's a project he's been working on for over 25 years.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Tom Moon reviews the debut album from Jacob Collier, In My Room.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
A 21-year-old YouTube star makes the leap from homemade music videos to an album stuffed with surprises and infectious exuberance.
Friday, June 17, 2016
NPR reviews a musical collaboration between Mumford and Sons and musicians from far flung countries called Johannesburg.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
NPR reviews the posthumous release from New Orleans pianist Allen Toussaint, American Tunes.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
After 13 solo albums, Simon still views pop as a language of exuberant dances and polyrhythmic upheavals. Even now, his music pulses with the feeling of invention.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
On his new album, Gregory Porter continues to redefine what it means to be a jazz singer. NPR's Tom Moon reviews Take Me to the Alley.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
This is the second volume in which Dylan sings the Great American Songbook, recorded at the same time (and with the same core band) as his 2015 album Shadows In The Night.
Monday, May 09, 2016
NPR's Tom Moon reviews the ninth album from Radiohead, A Moon Shaped Pool.