Review: Neo-Folkies Make New Old Music
2005 / Music

Review: Neo-Folkies Make New Old Music

Thanks to their masterful 2004 releases, singer-songwriter Devendra Banhart and one-man-band Iron And Wine have set themselves as among the leaders of an acoustic music revival in the chic rock underground. David assesses if the pair’s latest albums have them turning up anything new. Continue reading

Soundbytes: Top 10 Albums Of 2004
2004 / Music / Top 10

Soundbytes: Top 10 Albums Of 2004

2004 had something for everyone. Hip-hop’s hottest producer cut a record where he rapped as much about praising the Lord as he did scoring. Some longtime music veterans got the makeover treatment this year, and released records that were surprisingly strong. And a new crop of indie rockers thrive while flying under the mainstream radar. David gives a rundown of what you should have bought during 2004. Continue reading