Black Tambourine – Bright and Noisy

written by: Evan Brown on June 11, 2012

Most people think of Beck’s Guero when they hear “Black Tambourine,” but Black Tambourine was a band long before a song, and a musical anomaly at that. The four-piece of Pam Berry, Brian Nelson, Archie Moore and Michael Schulman formed in the greater Washington, D.C. area in 1989, recorded a total of 10 original songs, played four live shows and then […]

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The Dead Men In Your Life

written by: Tyler Remmert on May 31, 2012

Neko Case’s Furnace Room Lullaby displays a convincing character portrait with flaws, if powerfully listenable ones.

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The ‘Supreme’ of Jazz Records

written by: Jonathan White on April 25, 2012

Not only is this record a right of passage in the collection of jazz musicians, the Smithsonian Institution considers its manuscript an American national treasure.

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Living After Death

written by: Matt Wink on April 6, 2012

He was a gangster-turned-artist who still had a chip on his shoulder.

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Pink Moon Rising

written by: Leah Pickett on March 27, 2012

The elegiac Pink Moon is still highly regarded as Drake’s greatest work.

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