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Neil Finn ‘Dizzy Heights’ Album Review  Read more...

Neil Finn 'Dizzy Heights'  Album Review

Whatever else he assigns his name to, and no matter how much of his past work makes its way into the great canon of rock and pop, Dizzy Heights is the new benchmark. A gorgeous, melancholy collection of reflective and spiritual psychedelic-folk, Dizzy Heights sees Finn assume a Macca-like role. The mood is neither light nor dark, but an unsettling kaleidoscope shuffle betwixt the two poles.


This Week In New Grooves: 03/14/14  Read more...

This Week In New Grooves: 03/14/14

Our specials this week include an appetizer of soul-infused hard jazz, a side of trip-hop flourished jazz, some decidedly non-jazz psych-folk for the main course and a dollop of Dublin cream for dessert.


This Week In New Grooves 03/07/14  Read more...

This Week In New Grooves 03/07/14

New and exciting stuff from the likes of Peter Buck, Morrissey, Nothing and a couple of great jazz outings from Vijay Iyer and Zara Macfarlane head up our weekly review.


First Steps: Sinéad O’Connor ‘The Lion and The Cobra’  Read more...

First Steps: Sinéad O'Connor 'The Lion and The Cobra'

Her look was as distinct in its brazen dismissal of conformity as Smith’s androgyny. One look into her face and it was evident that O’Connor was no vapid pop music Muppet; she had a trapped-animal ferocity that her male counterparts could not muster.


Beck ‘Morning Phase’ Album Review  Read more...

Beck 'Morning Phase' Album Review

Beck’s new album ‘Morning Phase’ is a keeper, though not quite the highlight of this young year that his rabid fans believe.


Top 10 Moments from Bruce Springsteen’s 2014 Tour  Read more...

Any hardcore Bruce Springsteen fan will tell you: every gig has the potential for surprise. His current tour is no exception.









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