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Aimee Mann: Mental Illness

Aimee Mann Mental Illness (SuperEgo Records) Aimee Mann returns with her 9th solo album, Mental Illness, a collection of low-key songs chock-full of her lyric writing mastery. The songs capture the low points of a group of people (with her wandering in and out as the subject as well) struggling with the various challenges of life. The tone is set almost More...

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By Ralph Greco On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Jethro Tull: The String Quartets

Jethro Tull The String Quartets (BMG) The mighty Jethro Tull has sold more than 60 million copies of 30 albums worldwide, has performed more than 3,000 concerts in 40 countries, and is still going strong under More...

By Samantha Blackwood On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Timber Timbre: Sincerely, Future Pollution

Timber Timbre Sincerely, Future Pollution (City Slang) As Sincerely, Future Pollution opens, Taylor Kirk’s distinct voice is deep, ominous, and crisp as always, but there’s something lighter than the erotic More...

By Ralph Greco On Friday, April 21st, 2017

Silver Lake 66: Let Go or Be Dragged

Silver Lake 66 Let Go or Be Dragged (self-released) The Americana duo (“Americana” now standing in for “country” as far as music genres are concerned, no?) of Maria Francis and Jeff Overbo constitutes Silver More...

By Julie Kocsis On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Craig Brown Band: The Lucky Ones Forget

Craig Brown Band The Lucky Ones Forget (Third Man Records) Perhaps it’s my Midwestern roots, but despite not being born until ’87, I listened to a whole heck of a lot of early-70s country-rock music growing More...

By Phoenixxrocks On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Keke Wyatt: Keke Covers

Keke Wyatt Keke Covers (Aratek Entertainment) Reality television, since it’s creation, has been a bittersweet phenomenon. It was (at least to me) supposed to bring awareness to the not-so-famous people who were More...

By Phoenixxrocks On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Migos: C U L T U R E

Migos C U L T U R E (self-released) The supergroup Migos has been creating music for quite some time. They formed in 2009 and just didn’t stop. They actually started making music in the 7th grade. After several More...

By Ralph Greco On Monday, April 10th, 2017

The Big East: Hungry Ghosts

The Big East Hungry Ghosts (self-released) A floaty “What Dreams May Come” starts The Big East’s newest Hungry Ghosts. From the start here we sense an Eagles-heavy vibe, especially with this tune’s slipped-back-in-the-mix More...

By Samantha Blackwood On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Thundercat: Drunk

Thundercat Drunk Brainfeeder Bizarre album art featuring Thundercat’s (aka Stephen Bruner) half-submerged face gives you a good idea of what’s in store. At 23 tracks in length, Thundercat’s Drunk is odd, More...

By Ralph Greco On Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Fourth Dimension (4D): Millennial Kingdom Vol. 1

Fourth Dimension (4D) Millennial Kingdom Vol. 1 (Dank Radio) California jazz/crossover musician Jody Giachello (aka Fourth Dimension, or just “4D”) gives us this first volume, Millennial Kingdom Vol. 1 of More...