POSTED // Nov 8,2012 - Gentleman Jesse isn’t Leaving Atlanta, as the title of his second album suggests—he has a house and a wife. But longtime Atlanta musician Jesse Smith did endure a pivotal spate of bad luck.
POSTED // Aug 2,2012 - A catchy tune is always welcome, but it’s even better when the singer brings something personal to bear. Secretly, you want to believe that beyond the artifice of the stage and the performance,
POSTED // Mar 22,2012 - “I have anger-management issues,” Sharon Van Etten confesses. If you’re unfamiliar with the young New Jersey singer-songwriter’s pretty, doleful music, you might get the wrong impression.
POSTED // Feb 2,2012 - Too many bands get caught up in business and forget there’s a reason it’s called “playing.” Philadelphia sextet Dr. Dog set out to embody that spirit with their richly layered psychedelic pop,
POSTED // Jan 5,2012 - There’s a continuum in music between the beauty of straight, unvarnished sentiment (Hank Williams, The Ramones) and the grandiose elegance of arty sophistication (Pink Floyd, Radiohead).