Product Reviews

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Everyone who followed Son Seals has a special story to tell about the way they discovered him, a certain show they witnessed, or the like. This DVD, A Journey Through the Blues: The Son Seals Story, is certain...
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Like most New Orleans residents, Telefon Tel Aviv saw their lives turned upside down by Hurricane Katrina. Many musicians’ first response was musical, in the form of an album or special show. Telefon Tel Aviv,...
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Longtime collaborators George Porter Jr., Russell Batiste Jr. and Brian Stoltz are back together and doing what they do best: laying down funky-ass cuts for funky-ass cats. This release from three of the most...
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Aptly named, these artists introduce listeners to their “emotional” sides on this new, 14 track album. Due to be released on May 12th, “Emotionalism” sports songs with names such as “Shame,” “The Ballad of Love...
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“The Gleam” Is Gleaming: A Review of Scott and Seth Avett’s New CD It is a grey, chilly morning as I sit here and listen to my recently purchased copy of Scott and Seth Avett’s duet album. Relatively short...
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Consider this rambling semi-review the confession of a Sly & The Family Stone newbie, because I'm guilty of neglecting the full scope of this band's work. Any "Slyologists" reading this...
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Scarecrow Collection hail from New Jersey, a state practically made of rock and roll. Who doesn't think "Springsteen" when you hear the words "New Jersey?" Even if you think "Bon...
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I'll be honest - when I gave the new Kings of Leon a spin for the first time, I was expecting a crash and burn. I was expecting it to finally be the one I didn't like, the inevitable letdown, the one...
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With most of the United States drunk on a cocktail of Prozac, American Idol, tabloid drama, and YouTube drivel, not to mention the soul-crushing trials and tribulations of their everyday lives, it's little...
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Recollection is the third album from Assembly Of Dust and their songwriting master Reid Genauer. With an honest, simple approach, the band (comprised of veteran players Nate Wilson, Andy Herrick, John Leccese,...
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The New Mastersounds are four chaps with some serious funk chops. Hailing from Leeds in the UK, they revel in the soulful music that has long been all the rage in Northern England. Having rightfully gained a...
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It's no secret that moe. has been trying like mad to shake the "album curse," the prevailing belief that bands with excellent live pedigrees simply can't make do in the studio. Well, they...

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