Metz is a good old-fashioned trio — guitar & vocals (Alex Edkins), bass (Chris Slorac), and drums (Hayden Menzies) — who play high-energy, raucous punk-derived noise.
Pipe organist and composer Anna von Hausswolff traveled to the Sacro Bosco (“Sacred Grove”), a park in a wooded valley beneath the castle of Orsini in Bomarzo, Italy, and was so taken with its 16th […]
I admit to having a near fanatical desire to focus on new releases for the Album of the Week. And when I say new, I mean just released.
The Idles have gone and done it — Ultra Mono is a record for the times, filled with rage, fury, fight, and compassion.
All-Star indeed as the panel doing the discussing includes saxophonists Archie Shepp(!!), Lakecia Benjamin, Shabaka Hutchings, and Melissa Aldana moderated by Ashley Kahn, author of two books on Coltrane, and Greg Tate, the Louis Armstrong […]
The river Eno runs through North Carolina, past H.C McEntire’s home, and right through the heart of Eno Axis.
Of the books I kept, some of the most sacred are those by Arthur Rimbaud, Antonin Artaud, and René Daumal. The Soundwalk Collective and Patti Smith have released a trio of albums dedicated to each, […]
“Hello, I’m Johnny Cash” so begins Bill Callahan’s Gold Record.
Kelly Lee Owns second album, Inner Song, is a sonic smorgasbord of delight.
Multidisciplinary artist and pianist Duval Timothy mixes up a world of influence into his new record Help, creating a stirring soul-fed soundworld that defies genrefication offering up the possibility to feel, heal, and learn.
Dublin-based 4-piece Lankum’s latest album The Livelong Day, released in October of 2019 on Rough Trade Records, is a powerful, stunning, and moving mix of the old and new.