Timothy S. Aames

Tom Waits

Record Review: Tom Waits’ Bad as Me

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James Falzone

James Falzone: Cross-Pollinating Classical in an Avant-Garde Ecclesia

With his work in countless avant-jazz ensembles such as Klang, Allos Musica, and Vox ...

John Vanderslice with The Magik*Magik Orchestra: A “Wild” Analog Opus

Singer/songwriter John Vanderslice teams with The Magik*Magik Orchestra for a honest, lush album of ...

DeVotchKa

DeVotchKa: New Direction from Rejection

Led by songwriter Nick Urata, DeVotchKa takes its wildly inventive Balkan pop in new ...

Konono No. 1

Konono No. 1: “Bazombo Trance” Stars Reflect Congolese Roots

Konono No.1's music stems from Congolese history and the heritage of its members' families, ...

Portico Quartet: Modern, Approachable Cacophony

With its sophomore album, London's Portico Quartet creates another frothy mix of hook-laden jazz, ...