Tuesday , May 28 2024

Alternative Rock

Music Reviews: Willie Nile, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Ann Savoy, Stephen Bluhm, the Stetson Family, and Misner & Smith

Willie Nile Live at Daryls

Reviews: Live albums from Willie Nile and New RIders of the Purple Sage, plus Ann Savoy, Stephen Bluhm, Stateon Family, and Misner & Smith.

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Music Reviews: The Wandering Hearts, plus Domenic Cicala, the HawtThorns, Dawn Landes, and the Glass Hours         

Wandering Hearts

The new album from the Wandering Hearts features upbeat, radio-friendly melodies and evokes 1960s and 1970s work by acts such as Fleetwood Mac, Simon and Garfunkel, and the Mamas and the Papas.

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Music and Book Reviews: Wonder Women of Country, plus Thee Sinseers, Matt Blake, Pete Ham, and Eddie Hinton

onder Women of Country

Texas-based trio Wonder Women of Country consists of longtime alt-country artist Kelly Willis; Melissa Carper, whose excellent 'Ramblin’ Soul' appeared in 2022; and Brennen Leigh.

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Charlie Doherty’s Top 25 Tunes of 2023 (Feat. Lana Del Rey, Blur, Rolling Stones, and More)

Lana Del Rey - Ocean Blvd

The Rolling Stones, Lana Del Rey, Blur, Boygenius, and Dropkick Murphys are among the many artists in my favorite songs of 2023 list.

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Charlie Doherty’s Top Music Releases of 2023 (Neil Young, Boygenius, Jesse Ahern, Rancid, and More)

Jason Isbell - Weathervanes

2023 was a very good year for rock releases by veteran and newer artists, including Palehound, Neil Young, Foo Fighters, Boygenius, and more.

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Music and Film Reviews: ‘Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90,’ plus Violent Femmes and Catbells

Willie Nelson 90

A concert pays tribute to Willie Nelson, plus a reissue of Violent Femmes' debut and a new release from the mysterious Catbells.

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Music Reviews: Pink Floyd’s ‘Atom Heart Mother’ Expanded, plus Sarah McKenzie, Big Country, Uncle Lucius, and a ‘Doo-Wop Christmas Party’

Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother

Reviews of an expanded edition of Pink Floyd's 'Atom Heart Mother,' plus Big Country live, a doo-wop Christmas anthology, and more.

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Music Reviews: Bob Marley’s ‘Catch a Fire’ Revisited and a Power Pop Anthology, plus Van Duren and John Vincent III

Bob Marley-Catch A Fire Artwork

Reviews of an expanded edition of Bob Marley's 'Catch a Fire,' a power-pop anthology, and more.

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