• To Live’s to Fly

    To Live’s to Fly

    Sheila Scoville discovers the great Townes Van Zandt through John Kruth’s freewheeling new testament to the hard-luck cowboy junkie, folk balladeer, lyrical healer and misfit hellion. And that doesn’t even begin to sum him up.

  • The Doors

    The Doors

    Matt Parish finds himself surrounded by lizard kings, not in an episode of Star Trek, but in the pages of Ben Fong-Torres’ exhaustive new photo archive of Jim Morrison and his merry pranksters.

  • Poison

    Poison

    Poison’d (EMI). Review by Christopher Long.

  • James Morrison

    James Morrison

    Undiscovered (Interscope). Review by Andrew Ellis.

  • Besnard Lakes

    Besnard Lakes

    Are the Dark Horse (Jagjaguwar). Review by Aaron Shaul.

  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

    Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

    Black Rebel Motorcycle Club have yet to push the bounds of their bluesy garage rock to the highs that they seem capable of, but this didn’t stop Jen Cray from drinking herself into a stupor and enjoying the dirty rock.

  • Montt Mardie

    Montt Mardie

    Clocks/Pretender (Hybris). Review by Aaron Shaul.

  • Amos Lee

    Amos Lee

    Supply and Demand (EMI/Blue Note). Review by Andrew Ellis.

  • Land of Talk

    Land of Talk

    Applause Cheer Boo Hiss (Rebel Group). Review by Jen Cray.

  • The Clientele

    The Clientele

    Chris Catania finds himself floating on clouds of psychedelic fuzz and memories during this triple-bill of Clientele, Beach House and Single Man Affair. Not just another night out.

  • The Lift

    The Lift

    It Is What It Is (Little Red Records). Review by Andrew Ellis.

  • Hoobastank

    Hoobastank

    Every Man For Himself (Island). Review by Andrew Ellis.

  • Secretly Canadian

    Secretly Canadian

    SC100 (Secretly Canadian). Review by Aaron Shaul.

  • Tango for a Torturer

    Tango for a Torturer

    Don’t let the blinding sun of the tropics fool you. Daniel Chavarria’s new novel is prime Caribbean noir. Sheila Scoville adjusts her sunglasses and observes the bodies piling up.

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