ALL Reviews

The Nels Cline Singers: Share the Wealth

The Nels Cline Singers: Share the Wealth

Jeff Tamarkin on November 25, 2020
For his third release on Blue Note, following the solo album Lovers and The Nels Cline 4’s Currents, Constellations, the world-class guitarist best known these days for his work with Wilco has revived the appellation of The Nels Cline Singers. As acolytes are well aware, there are no vocalists in this group, which released a […]
Robert Plant: Digging Deep: Subterranea

Robert Plant: Digging Deep: Subterranea

Jeff Tamarkin on November 20, 2020
As sacrilegious as it may be to say this, there are some who find Robert Plant’s solo output infinitely more listenable at this late date than the Led Zeppelin catalog—seriously, who really needs to hear “Stairway to Heaven” or “Whole Lotta Love” again? In the nearly four decades since Plant released his debut solo album, […]
Escaper: Apotheosis

Escaper: Apotheosis

Raffaela Kenny-Cincotta on November 16, 2020
For their third studio album, Apotheosis, Brooklyn-based Escaper have evolved into their danciest form yet, serving up a slew of jam-rockers in a concise, 39-minute package. To kick off the six-track LP, listeners are welcomed by the electronic shuffle of “Vista,” anchored by the tactile basslines of Jay Giacomazzo. From there, the album gives way […]