Monday , September 26 2022

Alternative Rock

Music Reviews: The Chieftains, Dead Horses, Sensational Country Blues Wonders!, 3 Pairs of Boots, Robin Lane, Martha Spencer, and Buck Owens

chieftans foxhunt

Reviews of seven new releases, including CDs from Ireland's Chieftains, country's Buck Owens, and bluegrass-based Martha Spencer.

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Music Reviews: Mariel Buckley, plus Forrest McCurren, Ever More Nest, and Katy Guillen & the Drive

Mariel Buckley-Everywhere I Used to Be

Canada's Mariel Buckley opens up on her excellent sophomore album. Plus, reviews of albums from Forrest McCurren, Ever More Nest, and Katy Guillen & the Drive

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Music Reviews: A Superlative Grateful Dead Album, plus Brother Brothers, Bobbie Gentry, Tom Paxton & Friends, and Triptides

Grateful Dead--Lyceum Theatre

A four-CD set delivers a memorable 1972 Grateful Dead concert at London's Lyceum Theatre—the last show of their first tour outside North America.

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Music Reviews: Expanded Reissues of the Animals’ First Four LPs, plus John Moreland, the SideMen, and Buffalo Romeo

The Animals' long-out-of-print early LPs reappear in remastered, expanded editions.

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Music Reviews: ‘Heroes & Villains: The Sound of Los Angeles 1965–68,’ plus the Chantels, Hank Ballard, and Nat King Cole

Heroes and Villains-The Sound of Los Angeles

A three-CD anthology mines the vibrant late-'60s L.A. rock scene. Plus, anthologies from the Chantels and Hank Ballard and previously unheard Nat King Cole.

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Music Reviews: Frank Sinatra’s ‘Watertown,’ plus Frank Zappa, Peter Rowan, James Holvay, and Cowboy Junkies

Frank Sinatra's 'Watertown,' which garnered lukewarm sales and reviews more than 50 years ago, gets a well-deserved second chance in the spotlight.

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