Music industry veteran Bill Bentley reviews 11 exemplary new releases, including music by David Byrne, Big Shoes, Sue Foley, Grant-Lee Phillips, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Powell St. John, Chris Smither, and Stephane Wrembel—plus a concert video by Van Morrison and vinyl box set from The Velvet Underground!
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley reviews ten new releases including work by Peter Bernstein, Bob Dylan, Jake Xerxes Fussell, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Gregory Porter, Tuomo & Markus, Imelda May, The Palandins, and Van Morrison.
Lots of great new releases reviewed by music industry veteran Bill Bentley, including Amadou and Miriam, The Americans, Chris Hillman, The Flamin' Groovies, Joan Osborne, Van Morrison, and more—also Anthony DeCurtis' Lou Reed biography.
There have been only a few artists who stood at the start of a brave new world like this, someone who seized the day and never looked the other way. Arizona Dranes put God and secular piano together in a righteous union that sparked an inner revolution.