Archive for September 30th, 2011

Levin Torn White – Levin Torn White (2011)

Yes drummer Alan White, and super-sidemen Tony Levin and David Torn keep very busy in their regular line of work. Recently, all three had a little bit of time off from the regular grind, so what do they do with it?

Forgotten series: Motley Crue – Motley Crue (1994)

When I saw Motley Crue’s self-titled 1994 record on a list of the “10 Worst Heavy Metal Albums of All Time” from earlier this week, I was a little taken aback.

Christie Winn – Closer to Home (2011)

Singer-pianist Christie Winn, a performer who crackles with spontaneity, pushes Closer to Home into every corner of her craft. Her deft ability to sound both quiet and strong, rhythmic and yet lucid, soulful and still multi-dimensional makes the album a consistently engaging delight.

Best of September 2011: Reader picks include Lindsey Buckingham, Thomas Dolby and Rockpile

Here’s a look back at the Top 10 stories from last month on SomethingElseReviews.com, based on page views from our readers.

The Friday Morning Listen: Wilco – The Whole Love (2011)

Salon writer Touré misses monoculture. This isn’t the monoculture of a Starbucks every 1 1/2 miles, bookending the Walmart and the Lowes.