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B-Leaguers – Death of a Western Heart (2016)

B-Leaguers – Death of a Western Heart (2016)

B-Leaguers’ ‘Death of a Western Heart’ is crammed to the finish line with hooky punk-pop songs along the lines of the Buzzcocks, Undertones and Green Day.

Speed the Plough – Now (2015)

Speed the Plough – Now (2015)

Juggling pop rocking finesse with experimental episodes, Speed the Plough is still mixing and mashing genres. Democracy remains the key word on ‘Now.’

ZZ Top – Tejas (1976): Shadows in Stereo

ZZ Top – Tejas (1976): Shadows in Stereo

ZZ Top’s underrated ‘Tejas’ is like a forgotten middle child, having had the back luck to follow not just one, but two classic albums.

King Mud – Victory Motel Sessions (2016)

King Mud – Victory Motel Sessions (2016)

Left Lane Cruiser’s Freddy J IV and Black Diamond Heavies’ Van Campbell combined to make some of the most honest, inspired gutbucket blues-rock you’re likely gonna hear this year.

Tedeschi Trucks Band – Let Me Get By (2016)

Tedeschi Trucks Band – Let Me Get By (2016)

With ‘Let Me Get By’ the TTB is a full-time, fully mature and fully self-contained ensemble ready to conquer the world. Already, they’re well on their way to doing just that.

Glenn Frey’s music gave us a peaceful, easy feeling

Glenn Frey’s music gave us a peaceful, easy feeling

Earlier today the Eagles co-founder, singer and guitarist Glenn Frey became the latest entrant to a quickly overcrowding Rock ‘n’ Roll heaven, succumbing to a variety of maladies. He was sixty-seven years old.

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2015  (Part 1 of 4, Non-Jazz): Erykah Badu, Shemekia Copeland, Sam Butler

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2015 (Part 1 of 4, Non-Jazz): Erykah Badu, Shemekia Copeland, Sam Butler

S. Victor Aaron picks the best of 2015’s non-jazz albums, including Erykah Badu, Shememkia Copeland, the Blind Boys of Alabama’s Sam Butler and others.

R.E.M.’s ‘Green’ boasted more ambition that it did cohesion, but so what?

R.E.M.’s ‘Green’ boasted more ambition that it did cohesion, but so what?

For all of the wailing from college-radio hipsters (ahem!), R.E.M.’s ‘Green’ arrived this month in 1988 with some of the band’s most durable individual songs.

As Gov’t Mule reached a turning point, By a Thread delivered

As Gov’t Mule reached a turning point, By a Thread delivered

Gov’t Mule dug deeply for ‘By a Thread,’ released on Oct. 27, 2009, retaining all of their soul and grit even as they emerged with a new lineup.

The story behind Hall and Oates’ most misunderstood album

The story behind Hall and Oates’ most misunderstood album

Hall and Oates may not have had a more abrupt shift than the one between ‘Abandoned Luncheonette’ and what followed in October 1974.