Recent Additions

I usually add a couple of artist pages to this site each month.

Refer to Upcoming Reviews for a list of artists that I’m planning to review. Planned pages for the near future include The Chills, Dawn Richard, and Curtis Mayfield. I’m also planning to create mini-pages for newer artists like Sudan Archives and SZA.

November 2023


October 2023

James Taylor (added three mid-1970s albums)

September 2023

Burna Boy (updated)
Olivia Rodrigo

August 2023

Rage Against the Machine
My Bloody Valentine

July 2023

The Japanese House
The Raincoats

June 2023

The Soft Boys

May 2023

Tiny Ruins
Grant McLennan
Arooj Aftab

April 2023

Nic Jones
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians

March 2023

Ray LaMontagne
The Front Lawn

February 2023

Caroline Polachek
The Cars

January 2023

Tori Amos
Mdou Moctar

December 2022

Richard Dawson
Real Lies

November 2022

Sault (added five new reviews)
Scott Walker

October 2022

Pet Shop Boys

September 2022

A.C. Newman

August 2022

Maggie Rogers
Yellow Magic Orchestra

July 2022


June 2022

The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Rae Morris

May 2022

Miranda Lambert
Sandy Denny

April 2022

Nilüfer Yanya

March 2022

Tyler, the Creator
Dua Lipa
The City – Now That Everything’s Been Said

February 2022

Cleo Sol
Sam Phillips
Joni Mitchell (added post-1982 albums)
Yes (added Yes, Time and a Word, and Big Generator)

January 2022

Magdalena Bay
The Phoenix Foundation
Crosby, Stills & Nash (added post-1982 albums)

December 2021

Snail Mail
Little Simz

November 2021

The dB’s
Billie Eilish
Judee Sill (added Dreams Come True)
The Hold Steady (added Heaven is Whenever and Teeth Dreams)

October 2021

New Order
black midi

September 2021

Lucy Dacus
Pink Floyd (added David Gilmour years)
Erika de Casier

August 2021

Natalie Prass

July 2021

Natalie Merchant
10,000 Maniacs

June 2021

Marlon Williams

May 2021

John Martyn

April 2021

Natalie Hemby
Lana Del Rey

March 2021

Albums added to Steely Dan and The Velvet Underground
The Zombies
The Waterboys

February 2021

Jessie Ware
Randy Newman

January 2021

Julien Baker
R.E.M. (added 21st century albums)
Kelly Lee Owens

December 2020

Amy Grant

November 2020

Gene Clark
Genesis (trio years added to page)

October 2020

The Beths
Burna Boy (partial)
Finn Brothers (no new content, split off Crowded House page)

September 2020

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Angel Olsen

August 2020

The Jam
Jenny Lewis

July 2020

Brandy Clark

June 2020

Aretha Franklin
Jamila Woods

May 2020

The Mutton Birds
Dire Straits

April 2020

Suzanne Vega
Emmylou Harris

March 2020

Soccer Mommy
Phoebe Bridgers

February 2020

Gillian Welch
Big Thief

January 2020

2019 Miscellany

December 2019

Elton John

November 2019

The 1975
Sheryl Crow
Vampire Weekend

October 2019


September 2019

The Police

August 2019

Echo & the Bunnymen

July 2019

Carole King
Fountains of Wayne
The Blue Nile

June 2019

Charly Bliss
Robert Forster
Ariana Grande

May 2019

Dave Dobbyn
Bressa Creeting Cake

April 2019

LCD Soundsystem
Cat Stevens

March 2019

Matthew Sweet

February 2019

Neil Diamond
Manic Street Preachers
Charli XCX

January 2019

Syd Barrett
Kacey Musgraves

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