Matisyahu Live at Stubbs Vol. III Review
It has been almost 10 years since Matthew Miller, known by his stage name Matisyahu, broke onto the popular music scene with his sophomore album, “Youth,” with his Top 40 single “King Without a Crown.” Since then, the New York based musician has released three more studio albums as well as four live albums, the  [...]
The Dear Hunter Act IV: Rebirth in Reprise Review
Rebirth in Reprise, the highly anticipated fourth installment in The Dear Hunter’s epic six-act series of albums, is just that: epic. It’s been just over six years since the six-member-strong group released “Act III: Life and Death,” and Dear Hunter fans have been eagerly awaiting its release. After the release of their first album, I  [...]
Neil Young on The Monsanto Years
Ol’ Neil Young has been singing about environmental concerns for more than 40 years. The new album The Monsanto Years has some pretty strong words for the Monsanto camp. It’s a pretty bold stance for an artist to take, but would you really expect anything less than a “David vs Goliath” size battle with Neil?  [...]
Moon Hooch This is Cave Review
If you started blasting the middle of a track from Moon Hooch’s new sophomore album This is Cave Music in a room of unknowing individuals, few would probably realize that they were listening to a live trio. One of the most unique bands in the scene out there, this unbelievable mix of two saxophones and  [...]
Warren Haynes Ashes & Dust Album
The new Warren Haynes album, Ashes & Dust, takes a few listens to fully comprehend its richness. At first pass the album sounds like most other better-produced country-meets-blues-rock records, but it’s not until the third or fourth full listen that the delicate undertones of the music really begin to take hold. The intro track, “Is  [...]
Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams
In 2005, acclaimed multi-instrumentalist Larry Campbell, alongside is wife and vocalist, Teresa Williams, dropped his self-titled debut album. Given the immense talent between these two love birds, its surprising this disc hadn’t fallen into our hands years ago. Alas, in much anticipation and long overdue, comes an album that speaks on volumes of true love  [...]
Cornmeal Slow Street Album Review
Cornmeal just dropped the long awaited album Slow Street a solid country/bluegrass fused into whatever creative hybrid these guys can think of. The jammy island interludes feel really good amidst the classic country backdrop, as a perfect vacation from monotony. Groovin’ and movin,’ and then slow down into some really incredible string solos, the fiddle  [...]
My Morning Jacket Waterfall Album
My Morning Jacket has always stuck to their Kentucky roots. Despite decades of stylistic and aesthetic meanderings—a sonic journey that has included sounds of psychedelia, funk, and stadium-ready jam rock—at their best, MMJ has embraced the hard-working, everyman spirit of alt-country. Above everything, however, there’s always been an element of mystique surrounding My Morning Jacket—an  [...]
Snoop Dogg Bush Album Review
No, you’re not dreaming, it really is 2015 and Snoop Dogg is still releasing new albums. After his recent reggae endeavor that some would have called a flop, Snoop is back in the studio to deliver an entirely new sound on his 13th album of his career. The latest album from Snoop titled Bush was  [...]