Archive for the ‘Music Reviews’ Category

Published on March 21st, 2017

‘Good Lord Willing’ by Maimouna Youssef was released last month.  This track was produced by Nottz but all vocals and »

Published on April 15th, 2015

By JIM GREEN The Zac Brown Band made its return to Raleigh and performed in front of a near-sellout crowd »

Published on April 15th, 2015

By JIM GREEN The Black Keys returned to the Triangle with a 2014 tour stop at PNC Arena in Raleigh, »

Published on November 6th, 2014

One of my friends in New York is a music journalist who just endured the downpour of bands that it »

Published on October 22nd, 2014

Foxygen’s latest album, …And Star Power, is everything we’ve come to expect from the quintessentially Cali band. This time around »

Published on October 19th, 2014

Even if Phil Elk hadn’t produced their album and even if their band name wasn’t animal-related, Greylag would still probably »

Published on September 30th, 2014

As a music journalist, a welcome benefit to the mysteriousness cloaking the Swedish duo JJ is that due to the »

Published on September 29th, 2014

Bishop Allen had been on hiatus for five years. It’s hard to know when hiatus means a welcome break and when »

Published on September 15th, 2014

Prolific. With that one word sentence I have satisfied the requirement of its mention in any piece written about Ty »

Published on April 15th, 2014

                  It’s been six months since Ibn’s critically acclaimed New Wave mixtape »

Published on March 12th, 2014

Dum Dum Girls Too True Sub Pop, 2014 To say Dum Dum Girls, aka Dee Dee Penny aka Kristin Welchez, »

Published on January 15th, 2014

          The Phili native, Ryshon Jones, drops his first mixtape of the year, Hope Is A »

Published on May 29th, 2013

John Butcher Axis  Axis 3 Boston, MA “Vibrant and energetic” When you think of a guitar slinging front man “rocking »

Published on March 3rd, 2013

You know, I really try to stay professional and unbiased when I write my album reviews, but I have to »