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Album review: The 25th Anniversary Bridge School Concerts

Neil Young’s annual Charity bash never ceases to amaze. For 25 years now, Neil Young has leveraged his friendships in the music industry in the service of the Bridge School,… Read more

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Album review: Shelby Lynne – Revelation Road (Everso)

Shelby Lynne is a multi-faceted artist taking her craft even further on her recent release – Revelation Road Playing every instrument and singing all of the parts on her third… Read more

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Album Review: The Black Keys – El Camino (Nonesuch)

The Black Keys might be the only recession-proof thing Akron, Ohio has produced in recent decades. Even as the former rubber capitol—at one point in its history home to four… Read more

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Album Review: Belew’s First Two (Island)

Few things strike terror in the hearts of audiophiles more than greatest hits compilations or dual CD collections. Adding the words “digitally remastered” usually means trouble at best and maximum… Read more

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Album Review: Tom Petty – Kiss My Amps (Reprise)

If you were fortunate enough to see Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers on their recent Mojo tour, you know just how cool this record truly is. Tom Petty and second… Read more

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Album review: William Shatner – Seeking Major Tom (Cleopatra)

You haven’t really lived until you’ve heard William Shatner sing “Iron Man.” Seriously. While many dismiss the man (still) famous for his role as Captain Kirk, face it: His kitsch… Read more

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Album review: James Taylor – JT (Mobile Fidelity Reissue)

Part of its ongoing James Taylor series, Mobile Fidelity’s remaster of the singer/songwriter’s tenth album is a smash. Each side of the 1977 effort begins with big, radio friendly hits—“Your… Read more

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Album Review: Mastodon – The Hunter (WB)

After making involved concept records about earth, fire, water, and the universe, respectively, where does a band go? As it headed into sessions for its fifth studio album, the question… Read more

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Album review: Tom Waits – Bad as Me (ANTI)

Like a madman, who doesn’t even allow his car a few seconds for the oil pressure light to extinguish itself before screaming down the street in a puff of smoke,… Read more