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One Track Mind: The Cure, “Hello Goodbye” from The Art of McCartney (2014)

One Track Mind: The Cure, “Hello Goodbye” from The Art of McCartney (2014)

This multi-artist tribute promises some very intriguing intersections.

U2 – Songs of Innocence (2014)

U2 – Songs of Innocence (2014)

A rare look back that’s undamaged by nostalgia or petulance.

‘We couldn’t make fun of our music': The Blues Brothers overcame big questions with Briefcase Full of Blues

‘We couldn’t make fun of our music': The Blues Brothers overcame big questions with Briefcase Full of Blues

That tough backing group showed how seriously they took things.

One Track Mind: Neil Young, “Who’s Gonna Stand Up” (2014)

One Track Mind: Neil Young, “Who’s Gonna Stand Up” (2014)

A classically gnarled Young rocker, but with a gospel twist.

One Track Mind: John Mellencamp, “Sometimes There’s God” from Plain Spoken (2014)

One Track Mind: John Mellencamp, “Sometimes There’s God” from Plain Spoken (2014)

John Mellencamp sounds wisened, but he also sounds heartened.

Something Else! sneak peek: Mark Elf, “A Little Diddy” from Returns 2014 (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Mark Elf, “A Little Diddy” from Returns 2014 (2014)

After eight long years away, Mark Elf isn’t creeping back into things.

One Track Mind: Lucinda Williams, “East Side of Town” from Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (2014)

One Track Mind: Lucinda Williams, “East Side of Town” from Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (2014)

Every detail is given the kind of weight only Lucinda Williams can provide.

Tony and Pete Levin – Levin Brothers (2014)

Tony and Pete Levin – Levin Brothers (2014)

The Levins offer a jazz album of warm intimacy, and no small connective power.

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Endless Highway” from Before the Flood (1974)

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Endless Highway” from Before the Flood (1974)

With “Endless Highway,” there remains this profound sense of unfinished business.

Johnny Winter – Step Back (2014)

Johnny Winter – Step Back (2014)

A stirring comeback just before fate closed its hand around a legend’s heart.