MUSIC ARCHIVES

RECORD REVIEWS

Ryan Adams & the Cardinals — Cold Roses

Ryan Adams — Jacksonville City Nights and 29

Ryan Adams & the Cardinals — III/IV

Ryan Adams — Ashes & Fire

Ryan Adams — Live After Deaf

Ryan Adams — Ryan Adams

Ryan Adams — Live at Carnegie Hall

Ryan Adams — Prisoner

Duane Allman —  An Anthology

Arctic Monkeys —  AM

Band of Horses — Mirage Rock

Band of Horses — Acoustic at the Ryman

Beachwood Sparks — The Tarnished Gold

The Beatles — Unplugged

The Beatles — Stereo Box Set

Beck — Guero

Beck — Morning Phase

Big Star — Nothing Can Hurt Me

The Black Crowes — Warpaint

The Black Keys — Attack & Release

The Black Keys — Brothers

The Black Keys — El Camino

The Black Keys — True Blue

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club — Specter at the Feast

Bjork — Medulla

David Bowie — The Next Day

Gus Black — Autumn Days

Jeff Buckley — You And I

Cage the Elephant — Thank You, Happy Birthday

Cake — Pressure Chief

Chris Cornell — Euphoria Mourning

Cracktorch — Tonight The City

Chelsea Light Moving — Chelsea Light Moving

Death Cab For Cutie — Plans

Derek and the Dominos — Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

Dinosaur Jr. — Hand It Over

Dinosaur Jr. — I Bet on Sky

Bob Dylan — Time Out of Mind

Bob Dylan — No Direction Home: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 7

Bob Dylan — Modern Times

Bob Dylan — Tempest

Bob Dylan —  Another Self Portrait (1969-1971): The Bootleg Series, Vol. 10

Faces —  Five Guys Walk Into a Bar...

The Flaming Lips — At War With The Mystics

The Flaming Lips — Embryonic

The Flaming Lips — The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends

The Flaming Lips — The Terror

Foo Fighters — Sonic Highways

Noel Gallagher — Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Grateful Dead — Rockin' the Rhein with the Grateful Dead

Grateful Dead — Europe '72, Vol. 2

David Gilmour — On An Island

Gomez — Out West

Green Day — American Idiot

Guns N' Roses — Chinese Democracy

Glen Hansard — Drive All Night

Ben Harper & Relentless 7 — White Lies for Dark Times

Jimi Hendrix — People, Hell and Angels

Bill Hicks — Rant in E-Minor

The Hold Steady — Boys & Girls In America

The Hold Steady — Teeth Dreams

Kasabian — Kasabian

Kings of Leon — Aha Shake Heartbreak

Mark Lanegan Band — Blues Funeral

Mark Lanegan — Imitations

Mark Lanegan — Has God Seen My Shadow? An Anthology 1989-2011

Led Zeppelin — Celebration Day

Led Zeppelin — Fillmore West 1969

Loose Fur — Loose Fur

The Libertines — The Libertines

Mad Season — Above — Deluxe

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks — Wig Out at Jagbags

The Mars Volta — Frances The Mute

Paul McCartney — Chaos and Creation in the Backyard

Paul McCartney — New

Bob Mould — Silver Age

Mudhoney — Superfuzz Bigmuff plus Early Singles

Mudhoney — Vanishing Point

The Music — Welcome To The North

Nine Inch Nails — Hesitation Marks

Nirvana — In Utero: 20th Anniversary Edition

North Mississippi Allstars — Keys to the Kingdom

North Mississippi Allstars — World Boogie Is Coming

Pearl Jam — rearviewmirror

Pearl Jam — Backspacer

Pearl Jam — Live on Ten Legs

Pearl Jam — Pearl Jam Twenty

Pearl Jam — Soldier Field 1995

Pearl Jam — Lightning Bolt

Pearl Jam — Mt. Baker Theatre, Bellingham, WA, 05//10/00

Tom Petty — Highway Companion

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers — The Live Anthology

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers — Hypnotic Eye

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers — Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

Robert Plant — Lullaby and ... The Ceaseless Roar

Elvis Presley — From Elvis in Memphis

Queens of the Stone Age — Lullabies To Paralyze

Queens of the Stone Age— ...Like Clockwork

Radiohead — The King of Limbs

Rage Against the Machine — The Battle of Los Angeles

Lee Ranaldo — Between the Times and the Tides

R.E.M. — Accelerate

Otis Redding — Otis! The Definitive Otis Redding [disc four]

Lou Reed & Metallica — Lulu

Keith Richards — A Stone Alone: Solo Sessions

Keith Richards — Crosseyed Heart

Rich Robinson — Paper

Rolling Stones — Singles Collection: The London Years

Rolling Stones — A Bigger Bang

Rolling Stones — Exile on Main Street [2010 Edition]

Rolling Stones — Sticky Fingers [2015 Edition]

Rolling Stones — Blue and Lonesome

Ty Segall — Manipulator

Screaming Trees — Last Words: The Final Recordings

The Shins — Port of Morrow

Shipyard Wreck — Reflect And Shine

Sleater-Kinney — No Cities to Love

Son of Dave — O2

Sonic Youth — Rather Ripped

The Sonics — This Is The Sonics

Spoon — A Series Of Sneaks

Spoon — They Want My Soul

The Strokes — Comedown Machine

Bruce Springsteen — Working on a Dream

Bruce Springsteen — The Promise

Bruce Springsteen — Wrecking Ball

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band —  Agora Ballroom 1978

Bruce Springsteen —  High Hopes

Stone Temple Pilots — Stone Temple Pilots

The Stooges — The Weirdness

Supergrass — In It For The Money

Supergrass — Road To Rouen

Temple of the Dog — Temple of the Dog: 25th Anniversary Edition

The 22-20s — The 22-20s

Eddie Vedder — Into the Wild

Tom Waits — Bad as Me

Two Wounded Birds — Two Wounded Birds

Weezer — Make Believe

Wilco — Sky Blue Sky

Wilco — Wilco (the Album)

Wilco — The Whole Love

Wilco — Star Wars

Wild Flag — Wild Flag

Wings — Wings Over America

The White Stripes — Get Behind Me, Satan

The White Stripes — Icky Thump

Jack White — Blunderbuss

The Who — Endless Wire

The Who —  Edmonton Sundown 1973

The Who —  Who Are You

Neil Young — Prairie Wind

Neil Young — Living With War

Neil Young — Le Noise

Neil Young & Crazy Horse — Americana

Neil Young & Crazy Horse — Psychedelic Pill

Neil Young & Crazy Horse — Rolling Zuma Revue 1976

Neil Young — Live at the Cellar Door

Neil Young — A Letter Home

Neil Young & Promise of the Real — Earth


CONCERT REPORTS

Ryan Adams: Orpheum Theatre, Boston
Dec. 8, 2011

Ryan Adams: Newport Folk Festival, Newport, R.I.
July 25, 2014

Ryan Adams: Wang Theatre, Boston
Nov. 18, 2014

Dan Auerbach: Bowery Ballroom, New York City
March 3, 2009

Band of Horses: House of Blues, Boston
Dec. 9, 2012

Band of Horses: Somerville Theater, Somerville, Mass.
Feb. 25, 2014

The Black Crowes: Orpheum Theatre, Boston
May 10, 2005

The Black Crowes: Springfield, Mass.; Providence, R.I.
Dec. 28 & 30, 2005

The Black Crowes: Cape Cod Melody Tent, Hyannis, Mass.
June 4, 2010

The Black Crowes: Boston; Waterbury, Conn.
Oct. 22 & 26, 2010

The Black Crowes: House of Blues, Boston.
April 11, 2013

The Black Keys: Avalon Ballroom, Boston
Nov. 16, 2005

The Black Keys: Variety Playhouse, Atlanta; Avalon Ballroom, Boston
Nov. 2 & 10, 2005

The Black Keys: The Tabernacle, Atlanta
June 21, 2007

The Black Keys: Terminal 5, New York City
May 15, 2008

The Black Keys: TD Garden, Boston
Marcy 7, 2012

Black Pistol Fire: The Sinclair, Cambridge, Mass.
June 8, 2016

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: The Paradise, Boston
Sept. 27, 2005

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: House of Blues, Boston
May 4, 2013

Chris Cornell: Shubert Theatre, Boston
Oct. 21, 2015

Luther Dickinson: Brighton Music Hall, Boston
March 6, 2016

Bob Dylan: Agganis Arena, Boston
Nov. 11, 2006

Eagles of Death Metal: House of Blues, Boston
June 1, 20016

The Flaming Lips: Bank of America Pavillion, Boston
Sept. 10, 2006

Foo Fighters: Jobing.com Arena, Glendale, Ariz.
March 2, 2008

Marc Ford: The Rythm Room, Phoenix
June 14, 2007

Gov't Mule: Lupo's At The Strand, Providence, R.I.
Nov. 28, 2006

Guided By Voices: Paradise Rock Club, Boston
July 11, 2016

Ari Hest: Agganis Arena, Boston
April 6, 2005

The Hold Steady: Plush, Tucson, Ariz.
June 4, 2007

The Hold Steady & Deer Tick: House of Blues, Boston
April 17, 2014

Jimmy Eat World/Taking Back Sunday: Dunkin' Donuts Center, Providence, R.I.
April 16, 2005

John Brown's Body: The Roxy, Boston
Feb. 23, 2005

Jump: The Call, Providence, R.I.
April 8, 2005

Kings of Leon: Avalon Ballroom, Boston
August 6, 2005

Mac Sabbath: The Middle East, Cambridge, Mass.
March 22, 2016

Mark Lanegan Band: Paradise Rock Club, Boston
May 13, 2012

Mark Lanegan: Royale, Boston
Oct. 11, 2013

Mark Lanegan: Brighton Music Hall, Boston
June 20, 2016

The Marvels, The Curses: The Middle East, Cambridge, Mass.
Feb. 2005

Dave Matthews Band: The Meadows, Hartford, Conn.
June 14, 2008

Neal McCarthy: Cork Wine & Tapas, New Bedford, Mass.
Oct. 8, 2012

Thurston Moore: Somerville Theatre, Somerville, Mass.
Jan. 31, 2012

Bob Mould: The Paradise, Boston
Jan. 14, 2005

Mudhoney: The Paradise, Boston
May 10, 2013

Mudhoney: Brighton Music Hall, Boston
July 11, 2015

The Music, Kasabian: The Paradise, Boston
Feb. 23, 2005

Ozomatli: The Fillmore East at Irving Plaza, New York City
May 9, 2008

OK Go: T.T. The Bear's Place, Cambridge, Mass.
March 31, 2005

Michael Powers Frequency: Terra Blues, New York City
June 20, 2008

Pearl Jam: Colonial Center, Columbia, S.C.
June 16, 2008

Pearl Jam: Madison Square Garden, New York City
June 24, 2008

Pearl Jam: Madison Square Garden, New York City
June 25, 2008

Pearl Jam: The Spectrum, Philadelphia
Oct. 30 and 31, 2009

Pearl Jam: The Spectrum, Philadelphia
Oct. 31, 2009

Pearl Jam: XL Center, Hartford, Conn.
May 12, 2010

Pearl Jam: Wrigley Field, Chicago
July 19/20, 2013

Pearl Jam: DCU Center, Worcester, Mass.
Oct. 15 and 16, 2013

Pearl Jam: XL Center, Hartford, Conn.
Oct. 25, 2013

Pearl Jam: iWireless Center, Moline, Ill.
Oct. 17, 2014

Pearl Jam: Madison Square Garden, New York City
May 1, 2016

Pearl Jam: Fenway Park, Boston
Aug. 5 and 7, 2016

Pearl Jam: Wrigley Field, Chicago
Aug. 20 and 22, 2016

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The Black Crowes: Great Woods, Mansfield, Mass.
June 18, 2005

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Fenway Park, Boston
Aug. 30, 2014

Phish: Great Woods, Mansfield, Mass.
July 1, 2014

Robert Plant: House of Blues, Boston
Jan. 25, 2011

Queens of the Stone Age: Agganis Arena, Boston
Dec. 13, 2013

The Raconteurs: The Tabernacle, Atlanta
Sept. 19, 2006

Radiohead: Great Woods, Mansfield, Mass.
May 29, 2012

Lee Ranaldo and the Dust: Brighton Music Hall, Boston
Jan. 14, 2014

R.E.M.: Madison Square Garden, New York City
June 19, 2008

Rich Robinson: Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, Mass.
Aug. 6, 2015

Rich Robinson: Brighton Music Hall, Boston
Aug. 12, 2015

Ride: Paradise Rock Club, Boston
Oct. 3, 2015

Bruce Springsteen: Nassau Colliseum, Long Island, N.Y.
May 4, 2009

Bruce Springsteen: Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, N.Y.
Oct. 3, 2009

Bruce Springsteen: Fenway Park, Boston
Aug. 15, 2012

Bruce Springsteen: Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, Mass.
Sept. 14, 2016

Sonic Youth: Lupo's At The Strand, Providence, R.I.
April 9, 2005

Sonic Youth: Battery Park, New York City
July 4, 2008

Sonic Youth: Wilbur Theatre, Boston
Nov. 22 and 23, 2009

Spoon: The Hatch Shell, Boston
August 18, 2005

Spoon: House of Blues, Boston
June 18, 2015

Them Crooked Vultures: House of Blues, Boston
Oct. 11, 2009

The Tragically Hip: U.S. Airways Arena, Phoenix
Feb. 28, 2007

Tweedy: Berklee Performance Center, Boston
Sept. 26, 2014

Virginia Coalition: Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, North Carolina
Feb. 8, 2005

The White Stripes: The Opera House, Boston
Sept. 22, 2005

Wilco: Agganis Arena, Boston
June 24, 2005

Wilco: LeLacheur Park, Lowell, Mass.
July 11, 2009

Wilco: Fort Adams State Park, Newport, R.I.
July 27, 2012

Wild Flag: Paradise Rock Club, Boston
March 31, 2012

The Who: TD Banknorth Garden, Boston
Dec. 2, 2006

The Who: TD Garden, Boston
Nov. 16, 2012

The Who: TD Garden, Boston
March 7, 2016

Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Boston
Nov. 26, 2012

Neil Young & Promise of the Real, Mansfield, Mass.
July 22, 2015


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The Best of 2005: Year-end mix CD

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The Best of 2006: The staff picks the year's top albums

The Best of 2006: Rachel Hodges wraps things up with a mix CD

The Best of 2006: A concert yearbook via YouTube

The Best of 2007: Dr. Dog — "We All Belong"

The Best of 2007: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club — "Baby 81"

The Best of 2007: The Weakerthans — "Reunion Tour"

The Best of 2008: The Black Keys — "Attack & Release"

The Best of 2008: Michael Franti — "All Rebel Rockers"

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The Best of the 2000s: 10 albums you missed this decade

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The Best of 2010: The Black Keys, the Dead Weather and more

The Best of 2011: The Black Keys, again, with El Camino

The Best of 2012: Lee Ranaldo, Bruce Springsteen and more

The Best of 2013: Queens of the Stone Age with ...Like Clockwork

The Best of 2014: Ty Segall with Manipulator

The Best of 2016: Darker and lighter reflections

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Angels and Gods: The chaos of Altamont

Your guide to Bonnaroo

Good chemistry leads Stephen Bruton to New Bedford

Celebrating Record Store Day: The most wonderful time of the year

Chasing the Sun: How Oasis crossed oceans with Definitely Maybe

Crawling Back to You: A personal and critical breakdown of Tom Petty's Wildflowers

Dellilah — Sessions With Dr. Luv

Bob Dylan: Chronicles

Lee Hazelwood: 1929-2007

Let it Ride: Ryan Adams' long, prolific road to Cold Roses

John Brown's Body: A new spin on an old scene

Jim O'Rourke leaves Sonic Youth

Bootlegs galore: Pearl Jam changes concert CDs forever

Pearl Jam: Return of the Madness

Pearl Jam in Australia

An open letter to Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam 2008: A special section documenting their summer tour

Not feeling the new Pearl Jam album? Try this shuffled version

Restless Souls: How Pearl Jam fought back and saved themselves with Vitalogy

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The Summer of Live previews the 2008 Summer Concert season

Temple of Rock — Black Rebel Motorcycle Club at the Fillmore

Jeff Tweedy: Adult Head

Unboxed: The boxed set's rise

Happy Valenties Day

VH1 Rock Honors: The Who are honored, not finished

Interview with Mike Watt: The Weirdness rolls as the Stooges return

Woodstock: Celebrating 40 years of bad acid, hippies, and oh yes, fantastic music

Windy City Sounds: Live at Lollapalooza 2007

Matt Wertz keeps adapting

Neil Young announces the likely return of Crazy Horse