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Catching Up With Neurosis's "A Sun That Never Sets"

Catching Up With Neurosis's "A Sun That Never Sets"

The latest in the ReNew Music series in which we look at great 21st century albums and what makes them special.
With New Sounds, "Strangers" Is Marissa Nadler's Best

With New Sounds, "Strangers" Is Marissa Nadler's Best

The singer-composer expands her sonic environment to a very fine result on her new album, out on Friday.
Promoting Jazz By Playing Jazz

Promoting Jazz By Playing Jazz

On "Escape Velocity" and in concert, Theo Croker's music leaves the listener yearning for more jazz. My WSJ column.
Catching Up With The Junior Boys's "So This Is Goodbye"

Catching Up With The Junior Boys's "So This Is Goodbye"

The latest in the ReNew Music series in which we look at great 21st century albums and what makes them special.
Radiohead's "A Moon Shaped Pool"

Radiohead's "A Moon Shaped Pool"

A new-music ensemble makes the experimental accessible in the pursuit of communicating alienation, distrust fear and a yearning for splendor. My WSJ column.
Seratones:  A No-Nonsense Debut

Seratones: A No-Nonsense Debut

The Louisiana band trumps past acts with its rock 'n' roll, punk and funk. My WSJ column.
"The Ship" By Brian Eno

"The Ship" By Brian Eno

My WSJ column on his new album that's unlike anything in his 21st century catalogue.
Catching Up With Anaïs Mitchell’s “Hadestown”

Catching Up With Anaïs Mitchell’s “Hadestown”

The latest in the ReNew Music series in which we look at great 21st century albums and what makes them special.
Prince And The Trouble With Silos

Prince And The Trouble With Silos

His solo on "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" alerted fans to his talents. Why didn't they know it sooner?
Remembering Prince, A Protean Rock God

Remembering Prince, A Protean Rock God

His sudden death today, at age 57, leaves contemporary music without a comparable talent.
At Coachella '16, "Tiny-Type" Artists Pointed To The Future

At Coachella '16, "Tiny-Type" Artists Pointed To The Future

If the headliners were uninspired, women and international performers showed festivalgoers where excellence in rock and pop is now and may be in years ahead.
How Do You Know When You're A Grownup?

How Do You Know When You're A Grownup?

The Atlantic asked the question.  At ReNewMusic, the destination for Music for Grownups, we think one determining factor is when we make up our own mind when choosing the music we love.  Agree?
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