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Retriever

Unlike his last album, Cobblestone Runway, which saw him experimenting with more electronic sounds than his, Retriever is a straight-ahead singer/songwriter album with undistorted electric guitar and...

Live at Union Chapel DVD

Recorded live in Live at Union Chapel captures David Byrne at his most irreverent. Performing 18 songs spanning four decades, Byrne effortlessly weaves lyrically potent compositions and compelling...

The Delivery Man

With The Delivery Man--Elvis Costello and the Imposters' first release for Lost Highway--one of modern music's most admired and prolific talents has delivered a remarkable album that draws on deep...

Trouble

The best songs on Trouble, the debut release from songwriter Ray LaMontagne, draw on deep wells of emotion, and with LaMontagne's sandpapery voice, which recalls a gruffer, more sedate version of Tim...

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These chicks rock. Maura O'Neill

Break It Yourself

Is there anyone in music today as astute as Andrew Bird in creating what critics like to call “soundscapes?” To immerse yourself in one of his albums is to journey away from the ordinary to a place...

Riot on an Empty Street

The Norwegian Simon and Garfunkel build their Bookends such clever boys! with this album's wondrous opener, "Homesick," Norway's Kings of Convenience have created the acoustic equivalent of an M.C....

Careless Love

Boasting an enthralling voice many have regarded as reminiscent of Billie Holiday's, Madeleine Peyroux burst onto the music scene eight years ago with the extremely successful release of Dreamland....

Vuelta

Vuelta is Shindell's first new studio album since moving to Argentina in 2000. (2002's Courier was a live set recorded at venues around New York City the year prior.) The nine originals here are...

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