Former Congressman Aaron Schock, the target of a federal investigation, must give a judge 2,944 records by Sept. 17 so she can review them to determine if they are covered by a 5-month-old government subpoena.
Beleaguered sandwich chain Subway has chosen BBDO as its new creative agency of record after a review. The company announced its review earlier this summer after two big changes: the departure of chief marketing officer Tony Pace and...Show More Summary
The noisemongering L.A. act HEALTH has, historically, not brought out the best in music critics. Reviews of Get Color and the band’s two remix records, both titled Disco, seem to have practically written themselves; there is probably no place in contemporary music criticism can one more dependably... Continue reading
A review by a private research company says the secret recordings released by abortion opponents “do not present a complete or accurate record.”
Canned Heat – Songs From The Road (Ruf Records: RUF 1218 CD + DVD) The boogie juggernaut rolls on with a 50th anniversary CD/DVD live set recorded at the Harmonie Club in Bonn, Germany, in March. Canned Heat’s survival is paradoxically both a triumph against all the odds and no real surprise. They’ve been through so many […]
"You owe it to yourself to buy this record."
Edward McGuire Elegy, Euphoria, String Trio, Entangled Fortunes, Quintet 2; Red Note Ensemble; Delphian Records Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Aug 12 2015 Star rating: 4.0 Serious, fascinating, independent - the chamber music of Edward...Show More Summary
We've been covering stories here about studies and claims linking real-world violence and video games for about as long as I've been a reader/writer. An even cursory review of our own record can only lead a reader to conclude that such links are, at best, nebulous, and are perhaps less likely than likely to exist. Show More Summary
The Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain review embargo is over, and we’ve got loads of content. How does a review podcast sound? Good, we’ve got one. Ben and I did a video review, recording some audio for it, so we decided (in the interest...Show More Summary
Large sedans may not be setting sales records at the moment, but as far as quality goes they are better than ever. Often the domain of sales reps and account managers, these mobile offices need to be comfortable, economical and easy to live with. With this in mind, we welcome the 2015 Peugeot 508 Active […]
HMM: Why Donald Trump Won’t Fold: Polls and People Speak. A review of public polling, extensive interviews with a host of his supporters in two states and a new private survey that tracks voting records all point to the conclusion that Mr. Trump has built a broad, demographically and ideologically diverse coalition, constructed around personality, […]
New York Times: “A review of public polling, extensive interviews with a host of his supporters in two states and a new private survey that tracks voting records all point to the conclusion that Mr. Trump has built a broad, [...]
I’ve been a fan of The Sword for a decade now, following the musical trail of destruction left in the wake of these Austin metalheads through epic record after epic record of pure rock fury. To say they’ve been a favorite band of mine...Show More Summary
Who has time to record and review? Think of how your brain makes memories. You can recall certain moments with crystal clarity: when your child was born, when you first sampled VR, that epic burrito you had at Chipotle. And other moments—like your commute—are so mundane that you forget them instantly. Show More Summary
John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon – Stone Cold Sober (CastIron recordings: CIRCD 025) Here’s proof the blues really can make you happy. Stannard and friends dish up superbly played and elegant jazzy blues with a joyful swagger that will get the foot tapping and bring a broad grin. Despite obvious roots elsewhere, all Stannard’s songs are […]
The opening track on Jackie Greene’s Back to Birth, “Silver Lining,” has a self-assured positivism that sets the tone for the whole record, not a total surprise as it was produced by Los Lobos’ Steve Berlin who also oversaw previous work of Greene’s including American Myth and Giving Up the Ghost. Show More Summary
A judge has once again blocked the release of sealed grand jury records related to the death of Eric Garner at the hands of New York City police officers last summer.
Hot Roux – Stranger’s Blues (Hi Hat Records & Entertainment: HHE 3406) Here’s a little gem that may stay ‘under the radar’ in the UK... a smashing album from South Californian outfit, Hot Roux. The band leader, Jerry McWorter is a fine singing drummer, and together with bass player Brent Harding have […]
The first wave of Spanish-language kids music was essentially created by Jose-Luis Orozco and Suni Paz, who've been recording music in Spanish for young children for decades. (They continue to do, and you'll be hearing more from them...Show More Summary
An album of safe material that could've been on any of the band's previous records.