Content tagged with 'Tone Audio'

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Album review: Cat Power – Sun (Matador)

While it’s only been six years since Cat Power, a.k.a. Chan Marshall, released her last album of original material, The Greatest, it sounds like well over 60 years have passed.… Read more

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Album review: Redd Kross – Researching The Blues (Merge)

This summer, a band consisting of brothers, and one formed in the L.A. area in the ‘70s, has been cashing in on the reunion circuit. That band is not Redd… Read more

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Album review: Ches Smith’s Cong For Brums – Psycho Predictions (88 Records)

From Baby Dodds’ tumbling his way through “Spooky Drums” to Han Bennink getting giddy on Tempo Comodo, the choices a percussionist makes when he or she sets up shop alone… Read more

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Album review: High On Fire – De Vermis Mysteriis (E One Music)

High On Fire picks up where Mastodon left off. Where the latter eschews fantasy worlds on its recent The Hunter, the formidable West Coast power trio embraces such concepts on De Vermis… Read more

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Album review: Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball (Columbia)

I think Bruce Springsteen is a vampire, really. Have you seen him on TV lately?  This man, simply refuses to age.  At 62 years old, he performs with a level… Read more

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Album review: The Eagles – Hotel California (hi-res version) HD Tracks)

Ever wonder what record was almost as iconic as Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours?  Yep, Hotel California, by the Eagles.  Just barely nudged out of the “Best Album” honor by Rumours in… Read more

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Album review: Sharon Van Etten – Tramp (Jagjaguwar Records)

Sharon Van Etten provides many reasons why you wouldn’t want to be her—or at least, in her first-person narrator’s position—on the engrossing Tramp. The indie-rock songstress, whose excellent sophomore album,… Read more

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Album review: Jeff Beck Live at B.B. King’s Blues Club (Remaster)

Beck at his best. Friday Music, known for fairly naff recordings in the remaster arena has outdone themselves on this CD, producing a disc full of dynamics, air and clarity,… Read more

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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