Review by David Whited
Country and bluegrass pioneer John Hartford passed away June 4th after a lengthy battle with cancer. David Whited offers a personal tribute.
Game Face (The New No Limit). Review by Christopher R. Weingarten.
Bus flu and pesky amateur photogs can’t keep The Pretenders from rocking the Taft Theatre on their first extensive headlining tour since 2003. Sean Slone keeps tally.
New Blood (Real World). Review by Sean Slone.
Life of the Party EP (RCA). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Backward Crooked From the Sunset (Iddy Biddy). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
What a novel concept — Kevin Costner and Robert Duvall playing cowboys. Open Range, however, is much more than your standard shoot-em-up. Our man in the saddle, Steve Stav, has both barrels ready in this fair and balanced review.
= Sentridoh III (Merge). Review by jeff schweers.
What’s So Funny? (Tar Hut). Review by Jason Feifer
Joey’s Song: Volume 1 and Joey’s Songs for Kids: Volume 1. Review by Sean Slone.
Stale beats? Flat lyrical punchlines? It’s a safe bet Chris Catania wasn’t amongst the fans excitedly singing… wait, no, texting Gym Class Heroes’ praises to all their friends stuck at home.