The Fabulous Thunderbirds return with an R&B-soaked groover. Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell combine for a long-awaited Americana reunion. Johnny Marr is ready to reclaim his throne as a guitar god for a new generation.
New Music Monday
This is one of those whip-you-around New Music Mondays that requires a fastened seat belt. Hold on tight, kids! We’ve got a fantastic reunion with the Bad Seeds from Nick Cave, and intriguing narrative prog from the Stick Men
They say this is a week for lovers. We’d like to make an addendum: For prog lovers, that is.
We have scorching new jazz from Wayne Shorter for you, along with equally trenchant — and, yeah, loud — stuff from Richard Thompson and Lisa Loeb.
New Music Monday spans a dizzying range of styles, from rootsy stuff to jazz, from blues to classic rock. Those blues? Check out Ben Harper and old-school harp-master Charlie Musselwhite.
Steve Lukather steps away from tours alongside Toto, Ringo Starr and Steve Vai to issue one of his most bitingly confessional solo recordings yet, while Aaron Neville goes way back for doo wop.
New Music Monday: Yo La Tengo, Dylan Ryan’s Sand, Erin McKeown, Sean Lennon, Iron Maiden, Boz Scaggs
Yo La Tengo returns with an album that brings into high relief the best of their past successes, and we get some intriguing new jazz from Dylan Ryan’s Sand.
A new year is finally, blessedly, bringing us some new music. After too long away, we’ve got new jazz, new indie pop, new metal and a sleighful of notable reissues to delve into.
A pair of lavish reissues arrive just in time for the Christmas buying season, one a classic Eric Clapton release — maybe his very best — and the other a signature effort from Rush, only days after their induction into a certain hall of fame.
Emerson Lake and Palmer are heard in full, early-1970s flight on Live in California, an archival, long-bootlegged live date.