Tuesday , June 25 2024

Pop

Music Reviews: David Bowie’s ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Star!’ plus Late Slip, Dorsey Burnette, and Bob Wills

David Bowie-Rock n Roll Star

A box set takes a deep dive into the creation of David Bowie's 'Ziggy Stardust' LP. Plus reviews of a CD from Late Slip and reissued material from rockabilly artist Dursey Burnette and country swing king Bob Wills.

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Music Reviews: Joe Grushecky and a Rolling Stones tribute, plus Lynne Hanson, Laurie Lewis, and Nat King Cole

Joe Grushecky-Houserocker

Pittsburgh rocker Joe Grushecky has been getting a fresh shot at wider acclaim thanks to several releases on the Omnivore label.

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Concert Review: The Knights – Gabriel Kahane’s ‘Heirloom’ (NY Premiere) with Jeffrey Kahane, Plus Anna Clyne, Jessie Montgomery, Mozart

The Knights, Zankel Hall, May 16, 2024

There was a bit of an underground vibe in Zankel Hall, The contrast between Kahane's performance as a troubadour and his creative energy as a classical composer is striking.

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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: ‘New Guitars in Town’ (a Power-Pop Anthology), plus Christian Parker, Ted Russell Kamp, Marcia Griffiths, Willie Lindo

New Guitars in Town

Reviews: an anthology of UK power pop, plus Christian Parker, Ted Russell Kamp, and reggae from 1974.

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Music Reviews: ‘The JFK Inauguration: US Top 100 20th January 1961,’ plus Mike Zito, Vanessa Peters, and Lance Cowan

JFK Inauguration

A fascinating new anthology collects music from the week when President John F. Kennedy took office, featuring most of the songs that made Billboard’s chart that week.

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