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Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Dylan's latest single, "False Prophet," sits in the same tempo and key as Billy "The Kid" Emerson's 1954 B-side, "If Lovin' Is Believing."
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Brothers Brian and Roger Eno have spent decades making music separately, but Mixing Colours is their first release as a duo. Tom Moon writes that its ambient calm offers sanctuary for these times.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Kassa Overall calls himself a "backpack jazz producer": a combination of jazz musician, rapper and bedroom producer. His latest album captures the evolving sound of hip-hop/jazz fusion.
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
A consistent force in jazz guitar since 1976, Metheny continues to search for new ground on his latest album, which he calls a "culmination."
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Kevin Parker's fourth album as the leader of Australian rock band Tame Impala comes after a five-year gap. It's music that comes wrapped in its own bubble, far from the cascading miseries on the news.
Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Piano prodigy Joey Alexander is a fixture of the jazz world at the age of 16 and his new album shows how his sound has matured and grown into graceful original compositions.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
The past is always present — but with a practically endless selection of music to choose from via the web, it's nice when some of the world's best record labels help excavate it for us.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Beloved, but gone — when it comes to our favorite artists, the assumption is that more is always better. But what effect do these patchworked releases have on their legacies?
Thursday, November 07, 2019
Before Nat King Cole became known for his velvety singing voice, he was a pianist working nightly gigs to hone his craft.
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Musicians on the Queens of the Stone Age frontman-led album include ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons and Primus' Les Claypool.
Friday, October 25, 2019
It's not easy to see that history is being made when it's happening right in front of you — just ask the critics tasked with assessing these classic, ahead-of-their-time recordings.
Sunday, October 06, 2019
The 1960s rock icon, who was also an accomplished jazz musician and performed with Fela Kuti, died Sunday morning.
Monday, September 23, 2019
Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes has released her first solo album, Jamie, in honor of her sister who died from cancer as a teenager. The album that began as a way to heal is also a call to action.
Thursday, September 05, 2019
Joan Shelley's songs have the sturdy, classic construction of folk tunes. But even when the tone is serene, there's a distinctly modern restlessness lurking below the surface.
Friday, August 30, 2019
Tool, the enigmatic and influential, progressive hard rock band has its first album since 2006. The band's new album Fear Inoculum was worth the 13-year wait.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Justin Vernon shares thoughts on identity and devotion to higher ideals in ways that reflect (and sometimes even celebrate) deep engagement with the outside world.
Friday, August 02, 2019
On the 50th anniversary of the band's landmark album Green River, we dig into how the band formulated its singular sound, its legacy and how Creedence's music still resonates today.
Friday, July 19, 2019
Thom Yorke has always had a dread of technology. But the Radiohead frontman's latest album, ANIMA, explores that dread with the help of technology.
Monday, July 08, 2019
The legendary Brazilian inverted the cacophony of samba, creating a worldwide sensation, forever influencing the sound of an entire country.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Flamagra, the latest album from Flying Lotus, plays like a high-speed chase through a carnival fun house — a sideshow attraction of the mind.