With the back catalogs of classic artists seeing rerelease with crucial bonus material, and boutique labels specializing in reissues of obscurities for niche consumers, 2011 was a superb year for reissues. There was such a wealth of substantive reissues that it was necessary to exclude some of the m ... More >>
Frank Sinatra on reincarnation: "You only live once, and the way I live, once is enough." Amen.
Compulsive Numbers, retro-refracted Flaming Stars, and filmmaker Peter Sempel
Mark Lanegan's downbeat folk-rock speaks volumes -- without resorting to a whole lot of noise
The Starvations; Blind Boys of Alabama; Dum Dum Project
Baypop; Causey Way; Multiple Sensations; The Sparks Festival
Drawing on a wealth of rock 'n' roll relics, the glam-rockers in Vue finally get their act together