• The National

    The National

    Trouble Will Find Me (4AD). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Simone Dinnerstein / Tift Merritt

    Simone Dinnerstein / Tift Merritt

    Night (Sony Classical). Review by James Mann.

  • Concrete Blonde

    Concrete Blonde

    Concrete Blonde’s Johnette Napolitano is one of the most underrated female rock singers of the past 20 years, with a powerful voice that rips your heart out at will. May Terry saw the band and looks for the suture kit to restitch her chest.

  • The xx

    The xx

    Coexist (Young Turks). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Rufus Wainwright

    Rufus Wainwright

    Rufus Wainwright taps his shiny red boots and transports an Isreali crowd to another dimension, or so the transfixed Yifat Grizman figures.

  • M. Ward

    M. Ward

    A Wasteland Companion (Merge Records). Review by Will Bernstein.

  • Cake

    Cake

    Jen Cray discovers that An Evening with Cake, while frought with some forgivable frontman soapboxing, is an evening well spent.

  • Charlie Daniels Band

    Charlie Daniels Band

    Elianne Halbersberg has a good ol’ talk with with Charlie Daniels, professional musician and genuine nice person.

  • Sonny & The Sunsets

    Sonny & The Sunsets

    Tomorrow Is Alright (Fat Possum). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Hole

    Hole

    Courtney Love has resurrected Hole, in a way, and set out on a tour that has quickly become the must-see beautiful disaster of the summer. Jen Cray caught the uneven Orlando show.

  • Leonard Cohen: Hallelujah

    Leonard Cohen: Hallelujah

    Tim Footman’s biography describes the sexual, intellectual, depressing romantic that is Leonard Cohen, leaving Jessica Whittington no choice but to put a little whipped cream on it and eat every word with a spoon.

  • Leonard Cohen: Live at the Isle of Wight 1970

    Leonard Cohen: Live at the Isle of Wight 1970

    There’s only one man whose swagger can quiet a crowd of 600,000 people on the cusp of rioting. His name is Leonard Cohen, and once again the poet/musician surfaces from images of the past.

  • Remembering Vic Chesnutt: 1964-2009

    Remembering Vic Chesnutt: 1964-2009

    The world lost an astonishingly gifted artist when singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt passed away December 25, 2009.

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