Tom Moon appears in the following:
Sunday, July 01, 2018
Nobody witnessing the turmoil of 1968 was waiting around for a salve like "The Weight" — or could have predicted how fundamental those songs would become.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Kadhja Bonet grew up in a family surrounded by music — she learned to play the violin and the viola, studied music theory, but then pursued a degree in film. After graduating, she dove back into music. Her sophomore album, Childqueen shows Bonet's idiosyncratic talent.
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur and guitarist Peter Buck of R.E.M. navigate getting "woke" together on their first collaboration.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
The classically trained Bonet plays nearly every instrument on this shapeshifting R&B marvel.
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
It's been 50 years since Morrison released his classic album Astral Weeks. In April he released his 39th studio LP, You're Driving Me Crazy, and it is feisty from start to finish.
Thursday, May 03, 2018
The 71-year-old raconteur returns to the old songs and inhabits the guises of death-haunted bluesmen to speak to the issues of the current era.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Inspired by J.S. Bach, jazz pianist Brad Mehldau alternates originals from Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier with his own reinventions.
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
For the past 18 years, the Bad Plus, has been playing catchy, high energy music and redefining what a jazz trio can be. This year pianist Ethan Iverson announced he is leaving the trio. But contrary to popular belief, Bad Plus found a new pianist and released a new album.
Monday, December 18, 2017
Drummer Brian Blade plays in legendary saxophonist Wayne Shorter's current quartet. But for the past two decades, he has also led his own project, the Brian Blade Fellowship. Music reviewer Tom Moon says his latest album Body and Shadow lures the listener with a lyrical, singable melody.
Friday, December 01, 2017
The Irish rock band has been plagued with many unsuccessful projects. Its latest offering is its attempt at a reboot — coming off as earnest, genuine, and even a little bit scrappy.
Friday, October 20, 2017
On Beck's latest, thrift-store sounds, abrasive noise and his father's ear-stretching orchestrations all vie for attention at once.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Led by singer-songwriter Adam Granduciel, the Philadelphia rock band has made an album that feels alive with a journeying spirit.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Over 20 years ago, Bernstein recorded his album, Signs of Life, featuring pianist Brad Mehldau, bassist Christian McBride and drummer Gregory Hutchinson. Now he's released a new version of the album.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Newman's 11th album includes musical theater vignettes, meditations on aging and wickedly precise satirical sendups.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Allman worked on Southern Blood in the years before his death in May. "I hope you're haunted by the music of my soul, when I'm gone," Allman sings on the first single.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Stream a collection of rare early recordings, including a never-before released version of "I Forgot To Remember To Forget."
Monday, July 03, 2017
Four talented musicians — Nico Muhly, Sufjan Stevens, James McAlister and Bryce Dessner — joined forces to create a constellation of sound dedicated to the planets, black holes and comets.
Friday, June 23, 2017
Out of the frustrating Smile sessions came a reset: the Beach Boys' deceptively simple Wild Honey. A new box set collects 54 rarities from 1967, including a new stereo mix of this under-loved song.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Released for the first time this year, Monk's spirited musical contributions to the 1959 French film Les Liaisons Dangereuses expand listeners' understanding of his creative genius.
Monday, June 05, 2017
Stream the rock and roll pioneer's final album, featuring appearances by Tom Morello and Gary Clark Jr.