May dishes out a review of Sunday night’s festivities.
Wounded Bird has come out with come amazing reissues lately. This week, they are releasing a ton of CDs. First off, legendary saxophonist King Curtis is long overdue for this first-time-on-CD collection of his best-of collection, Do Your Thing. This compilation is a great introduction to the King, for those who aren’t familiar. A Collection of Blood Sweat & Tears CD called Rare, Rarer, and Rarest, is also out, and includes music from the film The Owl & The [...]
This is a BIG week for reissues. First off, the release of the Big Star documentary will be on July 3rd, however, the soundtrack to that album, Nothing Can Hurt Me, will be released this week on CD and double-LP, and contains mostly previously unreleased versions of their signature songs. In other “obscure power pop bands that never got their due” category, The Swimming Pool Q’s have (for the first ever time on CD) a reissue called 1984 – 1986: [...]
Attention Williamsburg residents and aging hipsters!! As of today, you will need to forego saving for the new ukelele, significantly cut your your Urban Outfitters budget for the month, and you may have to pass on tickets the next time Grizzly Bear come to the Music Hall! Why? Because Death Cab For Cutie are releasing a pricey, yet very beautifully packaged, 180-gram vinyl 7-LP box set entitled The Barsuk Years. It includes all of their EPs, early albums and the [...]
An exhaustive box set celebrating the career of legendary comedian Richard Pryor sets off this week’s reissue roundup.
Glenn Medeiros’s debut album gets reissued. For real.
This week’s list of reissues includes a hits collection from Snow Patrol and more…
Honoring the memory of one of pop music’s greatest producers.
It was 10 years ago this week that “Chappelle’s Show” debuted on Comedy Central. Let’s take a look back at one of the most important comedies of our time.
May’s top five albums of 2012 brings the rock! Hard rock, alt rock, you name it, it’s there!
Ireland’s Ash came to New York City’s Bowery Ballroom, bringing a lengthy catalog of music with them. Check out what May had to say about the show!