“Opinionated and empowering (the title’s origin lies in an iconic 1963 photo titled ‘Generals of the Daughters of the American Revolution’ taken by the late American photographer Richard Avedon without ever coming off as preachy, Generals is a fired-up yet congenial high five of a record that keeps its retro-chic intact while allowing the band [...]
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“Regina Spektor’s sixth outing, the predictably unpredictable What We Saw from the Cheap Seats, feels a little like a Wes Anderson movie. By now, you’re either on board with the Russian-American’s unique blend of East Village anti-folk and immaculately detailed thespian indie pop, or you’ve swapped her wares for the more accessible quirkiness of Fun. [...]
“Six years between albums would be a lifetime for many artists, but Cat Power’s Chan Marshall managed to pack a couple of lifetimes’ worth of experiences between The Greatest and Sun. …Sun lives up to its name, but its album cover is more revealing: like the rainbow crossing Marshall’s face, these songs are the meeting [...]
“Singer and songwriter Sean Rowe is possessed of a truly singular voice. …The Salesman and the Shark is head and shoulders above the work of most of Rowe’s peers, and he possesses a strong identity as a songwriter… .” –All Music Guide Check Our Catalog
“Fiona Apple may have been grouped in with the other female singer/songwriters who dominated the pop charts in 1996 and 1997, but she stood out by virtue of her grand ambitions and considerable musical sophistication… Pawn is immediately grabbing, and instead of fading upon further plays, it reveals more with each listen, whether it’s a [...]