Music Reviews

New kids on the Block at Kid's Choice Awards

10 terrible number-one songs of the 1980s

Jonathan Eig
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Twelve absolutely essential albums from the LA’s Laurel Canyon scene

Four rootsy and important country and country rock albums from 1969

Recent survey serves up the disrespect Elvis Costello does not deserve

Slipknot in concert

Five of the best live songs in the history of rock music

Lee Vowell
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Korn

Four MTV Unplugged albums that failed to meet expectations

StevieMac
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British Band Be Bop Deluxe in 1976

Ten stone cold 1970s bangers that time has forgotten

Jonathan Eig
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Megan Moroney at CMA Fest 2024

Megan Moroney album review: 'Am I Okay?' could use a bit of versatility

Jonathan Eig
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Alabama at the Annual American Music Awards

Four excellent country artists stuck in purgatory between old and new country

Lee Vowell
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Beach Boys file photos

Seven effervescent and engaging pop albums from 1969

Chris Guest
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Musik aus Studio B

Ten atrocious number-one songs from the 1960s

Jonathan Eig
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"Thank You, Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story"

'Thank You, Goodnight' Bon Jovi doc offers much more than just awesome tunes

Joel Wagler
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MTV Unplugged: Bob Dylan

Ten excellent MTV Unplugged albums that were not huge sellers

StevieMac
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Slits At Harlesden

Five transformative female vocalists born between 1950 and 1970

Jonathan Eig
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Mastodon in concert

Five rock bands that never made a bad album

Lee Vowell
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Joan Jett in concert

Joan Jett live in Raleigh review: Still inspiring after all these years

Ginny Gillikin
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Greta Van Fleet in concert

Nine songs that sound like they came from better-known musical artists

Jonathan Eig
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Seal at BST Hyde Park

Seal and Robbie Williams live at BST Hyde Park review: The real deal

StevieMac
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Janis Joplin with Big Brother and the Holding Company

Five game-changing female vocalists born in the 1940s

Jonathan Eig
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Led Zeppelin Performing in Concert

Eight epochal and enticing English rock albums from 1969

Chris Guest
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Atlanta Rhythm Section plays the Fox Theater

Yacht rock stinks but these five songs are still unbelievably good

Jonathan Eig
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Stone Temple Pilots in concert

Four weird rock songs that cannot help but be great

Lee Vowell
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Jefferson Airplane at the bus

Nine essential albums from the heyday of the San Francisco Flower Power era

Ljubinko Zivkovic
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Portrait Of Billie Holiday

Five groundbreaking female vocalists born before 1940

Jonathan Eig
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Tom Petty

Six live albums from the 1980s you should avoid

StevieMac
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Venus Williams at Wimbledon 2008

Ten tribute songs to athletes for fans of every sport

Jonathan Eig
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Omar Apollo at the We Love Green Festival

Omar Apollo returns with a ballad full of vulnerability on 'God Said No'

Logan Fricks
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The Moody Blues

Nine complex and intriguing prog rock albums from 1969

Chris Guest
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