Friday, November 20, 2015 - 3:27pm
When a musician releases a memoir, they generally find themselves in the public eye when the time comes to promote it, so it makes sense that they'd take advantage of their increased profile by releasing some new music at the same time. As it happens, that's exactly what Carly Simon is doing: when her autobiography, Songs from the Trees, hits bookstores, so will a new 31-track compilation entitled Songs from the Trees: A Musical Memoir Collection
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 12:37pm

Back in the summer, we had a good chuckle when we posted the details on how to pre-order a copy of The Grateful Dead's new live album, Fare Thee Well, and prefaced them by musing, “It takes a seriously momentous concert event for folks to start getting psyched about pre-ordering a copy of the live audio document of a show before it's even taken place.”

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 1:10pm
Rhino has made it a point to reissue classic albums on 180-gram vinyl on a regular basis. These are the latest to get that treatment. You're welcome.
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 5:37pm
The Jesus and Mary Chain, Psychocandy / Darklands / Automatic / Honey's Dead - Expanded Editions: Given that the brothers Reid have reconvened as the J&MC and have been once again touring the world and elsewhere, it's perhaps not the most surprising development in the world that we've found it in our hearts and found space in our digital catalog to add the expanded editions of the band's first four albums.
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 5:04pm
Many a musical artist has made their bones by singing the blues, but it's not just about singing them, it's about playing them, too. In the 1960s, many a young Caucasian found success by sitting at the knees of his favorite African-American blues artists, and the best of the bunch were never afraid to give credit where credit was due.