Tuesday , August 9 2022

Album Reviews

Music Reviews: Judy Collins’s ‘Spellbound’ and Natalie Cole’s ‘Unforgettable,’ plus Tone of Voice Orchestra, the Lied To’s, and Back pOrchEstra

Collins's 55th album is also the first to consist entirely of self-penned material. Also: a reissue of Cole's tribute to her father's music and new releases from three up-and-coming acts.

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Music Reviews: The Left Banke, ‘The Beatles and India,’ Peter Tosh, the HawtThorns, and April March

Previously unheard baroque rock gems from the group that gave us the classic "Walk Away Renee." Also: a great reggae concert, Beatles covers by Indian artists, and more.

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Music Reviews: David Bowie’s ‘Brilliant Adventure’ Plus Elvis Costello’s ‘The Boy Named If’

The fifth in a series of box sets covers David Bowie's work from 1992 through 2001 and includes a previously unreleased album called 'Toy.' Also reviewed: Elvis Costello's 'The Boy Named If.'

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Music Review: Eric Nathan – ‘Missing Words’ (Based on Ben Schott’s ‘Schottenfreude’) with Neave Trio, International Contemporary Ensemble

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A two-CD trip through the inventive mind of a composer who's part translator of the human condition, part trickster.

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Music Reviews: Alan Freed’s Radio Shows, Eliza Gilkyson, Mickey & Sylvia, and Grant Dermody & Frank Fotusky

A taste of Freed's historic rock radio broadcasts, Gilkyson's best album, an anthology from Mickey & Sylvia, and acoustic blues from Dermody & Fotusky.

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Music Reviews: A 50th-Anniversary Edition of Frank Zappa’s ‘200 Motels’ plus Jeff Tweedy’s ‘Chelsea Walls’ Soundtrack and Josh Caterer’s ‘Space Sessions’

A deluxe version of Zappa's '200 Motels' fills six CDs. Also, a reissue of the 'Chelsea Walls' soundtrack, with music by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy; and Josh Caterer's latest.

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