Reviews Archive

30 May 2016

Album Review: ‘Good Times,’ The Monkees

It’s been 50 years since the Monkees arrived as a tongue-in-cheek copy of the Beatles, with their own television show and “A Hard Days Night” pastiche making them an overnight success. But despite the group getting most
23 May 2016

Album Review: ‘Together’, The Explorers Club

It would be easy to pigeon-hole The Explorers Club as a Beach Boys sound-alike band. Their sing-along melodies, gorgeous layered harmonies and lyrics all recall the Beach Boys. But they’ve always managed to put their own fingerprint on
11 May 2016

Album Review: ‘Little Windows,’ Teddy Thompson and Kelly Jones

Ever since 2008’s SheBANG, Kelly Jones has moved more and more away from pop music and toward a more folk, acoustic sound. Her EP Alta Loma was an acoustic-guitar oriented release, with just a few hooks but thought-provoking lyrics. With