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Nick Lowe – Quality Street (2013)

Nick Lowe – Quality Street (2013)

Don’t come into this looking for a Rockpile-esque post-punk rocker’s snide commentary on the whirring engine of Yuletide commerce. Instead, across an album of new originals and off-beat oldies, Nick Lowe casts a wry eye on things.

Wilco's latest iTunes session includes almost half of 'The Whole Love,' and one real surprise

Wilco headed into their own loft in Chicago last December to record this tight little iTunes Session, a short live-show-without-an-audience, essentially.

Nick DeRiso’s Top Albums for 2011: Rock and Pop

This year’s rock and pop list is a heady mix of the old (Paul Simon, Lindsey Buckingham) and the new (the Black Keys, Death Cab for Cutie).

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, based on page views from our readers.

Nick Lowe – The Old Magic (2011)

Growing older has made Nick Lowe grayer, a little quieter, but no less clever, no less relevant, and certainly no less off-handedly absorbing. He is the living, breathing, guitar-playing, Buddy Holly shade-wearing embodiment of the old saw about getting better with age.

Something Else! sneak peek: Nick Lowe, “Check Out Time” (2011)

Like a piped-in soundtrack on a rattling railcar, Nick Lowe’s “Check Out Time” somehow sounds rooted in old-school convictions even as it dashes away from them.

Rockpile – Live at Montreux 1980 (2011)

Rockpile (maybe the first neoclassicist rockers?) opened the door for every throwback moment of the coming decade — not to mention new wave. Yet this late 1970s-era rockabillying power-pop supergroup came and went so quickly, they rarely get their due.

Henry McCullough – Unfinished Business (2011)

Henry McCullough, the ex-Wings and Joe Cocker sideman, explores what comes after superstardom on the new Unfinished Business a just-released album from Silverwolf Records. There are demons dealt with, memories rekindled

John Hiatt – Slow Turning (1988)

by S. Victor Aaron Today, John Hiatt is among the leading American folk-rock singer-songwriters, standing in stature just below Springsteen and Mellencamp, but it was no overnight success story for him. Hiatt struggled to get traction on his career for over a dozen years after releasing his first album in 1974. This, despite some critical acclaim and his songs regularlyRead More