Emmylou Harris: All I Intended To Be

“I’ve always seen myself as a relentless song-finder, a singer of other people’s work whom I admire greatly, and an occasional songwriter.” What Emmylou Harris is too modest to admit is that she has grown into ...

Amos Lee: Last Days At The Lodge

It’s been many years since Hall & Oates brought the sweet sound of blue-eyed Philly soul to the attention of the world. Now Amos Lee is here with his third album to demonstrate that the genre is alive and w...

The Fave: Tomorrow’s June

Since the 1980s Hoboken has been well known as the home for alternative bands like The Feelies, The Bongos, The Cucumbers, and Yo La Tengo. What the Mile Square City isn’t known for is straight-up rock and roll...

Jamie Lidell: Jim

Do you remember that first real day of spring a couple of weeks ago? You know, the sun was out, and the chill was gone from the air. You went outside in a t-shirt for the first time in months. Well that was the...

Gutter Twins: Saturnalia

The Gutter Twins is the name chosen for a potentially toxic alliance of Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees), and Greg Dulli (Afghan Whigs, Twilight Singers). But toxic or not, these are two of the most celebrated fr...
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Jimmy Webb @ First Presbyterian Church

CHATHAM, NJ—Jimmy Webb has written some of the most indelible songs of our time. He has received nearly every honor that can be accorded to a songwriter, including numerous Grammy Awards. So it was fitting that...

Shelby Lynne: Just A Little Lovin’

On her new album, Shelby Lynne has taken on the daunting task of paying tribute to the memory of Dusty Springfield. It is nearly impossible to top the original versions of these songs from Springfield’s reperto...

Nada Surf: Lucky

I don’t always connect with a record after one listening. That’s why I make it a point to listen to each album that I review at least three times before I write a word. There have been several occasions when th...

Marah: Angels Of Destruction

“Angels Of Destruction, the Angel of Redemption’s got you beat,” proclaims Dave Bielanko on the title track of Marah’s latest album. And those aren’t the only angels to be found here. There are Angels of Mercy,...