When I was growing up, Frank Zappa was something of a mythical creature. It seemed like he was part guitar god and part political rebel. I was pretty young when Zappa died but music has […]
I can’t think of any trio of musicians in recent memory that I like as much as Haim since I discovered The Beastie Boys when I was 13-years-old. I first found the Los Angeles-based sister-led […]
Shaun talks to the members of Boycot and The Mountain Waves about the Ventnor Summer Concert Series. Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn and here. Recorded Saturday, April 7 at Ventnor Coffee with Boycot founders Tyler […]
Shaun Smith talks about new music releases from Friday, April 21 and talks to Adam Hernandez about the Ben Folds concert on Friday at Borgata in Atlantic City. You can listen via Libsyn, iTunes […]
On its debut album, Sundara Karma nails 12 indie rock tracks that combine youthful play and smart songwriting.
Valentine’s Day can be full of surprises. Folk-rock band Dawes sent a valentine to its fans in the form of a new live album, “We’re All Gonna Live,” on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Recorded in January in […]
Foxygen captures retro 70s Hollywood sounds using reel-to-reel recording and a 40-piece symphony orchestra on “Hang.”
New albums released by Sundara Karma, Gone is Gone and Dropkick Murphys – plus a new EP by Halestorm and a new single by Dirty Projectors #TheHighNote
I spent a couple weeks waking up at 5 a.m. and listening to the latest Conor Oberst album “Ruminations.” Here’s what I learned.
Phish captures a live sound on its best studio album to date, “Big Boat.”