May 4, 2010: As good a day as any to say that Nathaniel Rateliff has made it. His sparse and powerful In Memory of Loss has been available digitally for a week, but today it appeared in physical form in record stores across the country. Rateliff grew up in Missouri, but as a musician he grew up he ... More >>
Pretty Lights. Photo by Aaron Thackeray As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, o ... More >>
As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>
The Secret Machines locate the sweet spot between heartache and head rush.
Grab a slice of 2004's best roots music while it's still hot.
Quicksand/Cradlesnakes (Thrill Jockey)
Chicago's Brokeback takes some of the noise out of Illinois.
The Sea and Cake
From the week of March 28, 2002
Melding the synthetic with the traditional, Califone dials in the sound of the past. Will you accept the charges?