Bob Dylan, Love and Theft (2001)

Music

I listened to Bob Dylan’s latest CD for the first time a few days after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. I…

Over The Rhine, Drunkard’s Prayer (2005)

Music

In 1990 a band began performing in small venues in Cincinnati; it took its name from a notorious neighborhood called Over the Rhine. It’s…

Aimee Mann, Lost in Space (2002)

Music

Aimee Mann does not try to produce singles that will become hits; she writes and sings songs that are meant to get under your…

T Bone Burnett, The True False Identity (2006)

Music

In the fourteen years since his last album, The Criminal Under My Own Hat, T Bone Burnett has been in the background, neither touring…

Hip Hop 101

Music

Something historic happened in October 2003. As Joan Anderman reported in the Rochester Post-Bulletin, “For the first time in the 50 year history of…