Home / Music / Reviews music / Album Reviews (page 2)

Album Reviews

Music Review: Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives – ‘Way Out West’

Marty Stuart Fabulous Superlatives photo by Alysse Gafkyen

Taken together the tracks on Stuart's 18th studio album form not quite a concept album but a contiguous tapestry of engagement with and love for the idealized West, from the Native American chants on the "Desert Prayer" prologue and the laid-back mariachi flavor and slide guitar licks of the tasty instrumental "El Fantasmo Del Toro" to the mellow-catchy Johnny Cash cloak of "Old Mexico" and the drugged-out haze of the title track. Read More »

Retro Modern: Bananarama – ‘Pop Life’

Now, with time on its side, fans (and critics) have come to embrace the charm of 'Pop Life,' making it one of the group's essential albums. The LP's cheek and ability are recurring elements central to the enduring appeal of the Bananarama legend. Read More »