The Vince Guaraldi Trio’s beautiful score to the classic TV special remains the jewel in the crown of a genre full of horrors, oddities and low points.
‘We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service’ is both an homage to the New York group’s past and a look into the future of hip-hop.
Though some of their members are barely out of high school, this Montclair, New Jersey quintet is crafting some of the most quietly sophisticated punk in America.
A look into the impact of file-sharing music site What.CD and what its permanent absence leaves behind.
My Morning Jacket frontman puts out another lush and thematic solo album.
A brief examination of the singular legacy of the legendary Canadian singer/songwriter, who died last week at the age of 82.
R&B songstress explores her darker, more experimental side on beguiling second major release.
‘Welcome to Night Vale’ side podcast, starring Neutral Milk Hotel member, will be performed live in Northampton.
West Coast rapper’s fifth album is a powerful, honest record that tackles depression, violence and religion.
The once dance-pop oriented superstar switches gears and channels a softer side on her newest album.
As NxWorries, this duo has crafted one of the most exciting collaborative hip-hop albums in years.
Alexander Beebe lists the most chilling records from across the music spectrum.
Aakanksha Gupta describes her emotional journey through a memorable reading at the Academy of Music Theatre.
On his newest solo album, Conor Oberst creates a set of songs that explore his life, fears and subconscious.
On his second release with Fraternal Twin, Quarterbacks bassist Tom Christie quietly asserts himself as a creative force.
California group performed a long set for an enthusiastic, packed house at Pearl Street last Sunday.
Underground music column: Khaki Blazer and Vorvaň are among this week’s most exciting underground releases
Five releases this week that span the entire musical map, and should not be overlooked.
Electronic star’s new LP “Sirens,” is made with keen and open-minded listeners in mind.
On “Ape in Pink Marble,” eccentric singer/songwriter Banhart too often derails his well-written songs with out of place touches.
“I Had a Dream That You Were Mine” is an emotionally charged collaboration that details the hardships of love.