• Cage the Elephant

    Cage the Elephant

    Tell Me I’m Pretty (RCA Records). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Tab Benoit

    Tab Benoit

    Tab Benoit brings it in Orlando and Michelle Wilson loved it!

  • The Stone Foxes

    The Stone Foxes

    San Francisco’s The Stone Foxes jingle-rocked NYC’s Grammercy Theatre, helping May Terry shake the Christmas doldrums away with some great alternative-blues rock.

  • Dr. John

    Dr. John

    Locked Down ( Nonesuch Records). Review by James Mann.

  • The Kills

    The Kills

    Ten years of The Kills may not mean much to some, but to many — Jen Cray included — it means a decade’s worth of killer music that’s worth celebrating.

  • The Black Keys

    The Black Keys

    Brothers (Nonesuch Records). Review by Eli Didier.

  • Wanee Festival

    Wanee Festival

    Florida’s annual Wanee Festival is a 3 day Southern-style jamfest featuring over thirty bands. The 2010 edition found The Allmann Brothers and Widespread Panic topping a bill of over 30 bands.

  • The Ettes

    The Ettes

    Danger Is EP (Take Root). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Victor Victor Band

    Victor Victor Band

    Chatterbox (Self-released). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Bonnaroo

    Bonnaroo

    Though this festival built its reputation as a lovefest for jambands and hippies, Bonnaroo in 2007 opened its arms up to more modern rock bands, bringing in a whole new audience. One new convert was Jen Cray, whose weekend in the mountains of Tennessee is not one she’s soon to forget.

  • Black Diamond Heavies

    Black Diamond Heavies

    Every Damn Time (Alive). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Lullabye Arkestra

    Lullabye Arkestra

    Ampgrave (Constellation). Review by Aaron Shaul.

  • Wolfmother

    Wolfmother

    Classic Seventies Rock-inspired Wolfmother prove that Australia isn’t just about vegemite and koala bears. Jen Cray soaks in the sounds from down under.

  • The Black Keys

    The Black Keys

    A double bill of white boy blues rock starring The Black Keys and The Hentchmen, and Jen Cray reveals her long-obvious crush for Detroit.

  • The Black Keys

    thickfreakness (Fat Possum). Review by Troy Jewell.

  • Meet the Drake

    Tom “Tearaway” Schulte whips up an Outsight deluge, complete with analysis of Nick Drake, the Cramps, Betty Blowtorch, Captain Beefheart, Noam Chomsky and der Crue.

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