February Album Reviews

Kris Kristofferson Camper Van Beethoven Yo La Tengo New Order Bad Religion The Stone Foxes Richard Thompson My Bloody Valentine Kris Kristofferson Feeling Mortal If the United States has a Renaissance man, Kris Kristofferson is probably him.  The man has done it all: he’s been a Golden Glove boxer, a Rhodes scholar, a college football […]

November/December Album Reviews

Rolling Stones Soundgarden Green Day How To Destroy Angels Calexico Scott Walker   Rolling Stones GRRR! In addition to all his great singing and songwriting, showmanship, and jumpin’ jack flash, Mick Jagger was always a businessman. From his student days at the prestigious London School of Economics right down to the present day, Mick has […]

Marshall Crenshaw Vinyl Subscription Series Launched

Marshall Crenshaw Vinyl Subscription Series Launched

Veteran singer/songwriter, guitarist/producer, and RCM favorite Marshall Crenshaw has launched a subscription-based music service to streamline his new recordings directly to his fans. Crenshaw funded the service through a successful Kickstarter campaign over the past few months. He’ll be releasing new music in the form of three-song 10″ vinyl EPs  over the course of the […]

October/November Album Reviews

Mumford & Sons KISS Neil Young & Crazy Horse Gary Clark Jr. Muse Dinosaur Jr. Aimee Mann   Mumford & Sons Babel When U2 made the Rattle and Hum album and movie in 1988, they mistakenly thought that it was their duty to introduce the world to American music. They wrote songs about John Coltrane […]

Peter Buck (R.E.M.) to Release Solo Album Tomorrow

A few months back, R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck released a solo song titled 10 Million B.C., from an as-yet-unannounced solo album. Today, Buck revealed the plans for the album – it’s being released tomorrow on Mississippi Records. Oh, it’ll also be available on vinyl via a limited, 2000-copy pressing. Said Buck in the message on […]

September/October Album Reviews

Bob Dylan Ben Folds Five No Doubt Green Day Dave Matthews Band Bob Mould Propagandhi Grizzly Bear Bob Dylan Tempest It’s 2012, and we’re still living on “Desolation Row.” Or so Bob Dylan argues on his 35th album, Tempest, a firestorm of a record that plays like the apocalyptic cry of an old, gravelly-voiced prophet […]

Metallica, Jack White, Tom Morello, Alabama Shakes & More: Outside Lands Festival Day 2 & 3 Recap (Photos/Videos)

RECAP: OUTSIDE LANDS MUSIC FESTIVAL DAY 2 & 3 (Text and photos by Adrian Garro/Rock Cellar Magazine) The final two days of the Outside Lands Music & Art Festival were just as good, if not better, than the already-great first day. Here are our highlights from Saturday and Sunday’s festivities. Cory Chisel & the Wandering […]

August Album Reviews

Alanis Morissette Slightly Stoopid The Darkness Toadies Susanna Hoffs Dispatch Steve Vai Alanis Morissette Havoc and Bright Lights With her new album Havoc and Bright Lights, Alanis Morissette re-affirms herself as a music icon with a vibrant message and fierce spirit, more than fifteen years since she popped onto the scene in the 1990s. Lead […]