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Music Review: Asleep at the Wheel – ‘Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys’

Bob Wills Tribute (Still the King)

Bob Wills in indeed still the king, and Asleep at the Wheel and friends prove it on this perfect tribute album. Read More »

Music Review: Chris Robinson Brotherhood – ‘Betty’s Blends Volume Two: The Best from the West’

Chris Robinson Brotherhood

Chris Robinson Brotherhood serves up a second helping of 'Betty's Blends,' and it's delicious. Read More »

I Shall Be Released: Music News from Mariah Carey, Mika, Slayer, Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard, Martin Gore and More

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Plus Adam Lambert, The Who, Smash Mouth, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Esperanza Spalding, The Kentucky Headhunters, Nashville Pu$$y and more. Read More »

Music Review: The Nighthawks – ‘Back Porch Party’ (Live & Acoustic)

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This acoustic recording, which was done before a studio audience is refreshing, honest, and a whole lot of fun. Read More »

Grateful Dead 50th Anniversary Commemorated on Stage, on Screen, and on the Page

The Grateful Dead, photo courtesy of Fathom Events

The Dead played their first documented concert at Magoo's Pizza Parlor on May 5, 1965. Read More »

Music Review: Shelby Lynne – ‘I Can’t Imagine’

Shelby Lynne I Can't Imagine

Lynne draws on a variety of pop-music traditions to create a poetic and acoustical world all her own. Read More »

Music Review: Jimbo Mathus – ‘Blue Healer’

Jimbo Mathus Blue Healer

Jimbo Mathus takes us on a wild and exhilarating mystical journey through a crazy mix of Southern musical styles. Read More »

Music Review: Ryan Adams – ‘Live at Carnegie Hall’

Ryan Adams - Live at Carnegie Hall

If you love Ryan Adams at all, this is a wonderful release if you are able to get your hands on it - the live album will be available to purchase April 21. Read More »

The Rockologist: For Your Consideration – The Jayhawks; Gavin Harrison; Steve Rothery; Lonely Robot

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The Rockologist is back from the dead, with a fresh batch of new music for your consideration. Read More »

Music Review: Ray Wylie Hubbard – ‘The Ruffian’s Misfortune’ – A Texas Original

Cover Ray Wylie Hubbard's Ruffians Misfortune

In a world of ever-increasing compartmentalized sound, Hubbard is a breath of fresh air blowing in every direction at once. Read More »