Dirty Guv'nahs' hearts are in the right place on new album
Published 3/8/2014 at 11:30 a.m. 0 comments
Music columnist Wayne Bledsoe reviews The Dirty Guv'nahs' newest release.
Wayne Bledsoe: Dip into the musical rivers in Habib Koite's 'Soo'
Published 3/1/2014 at 10:53 a.m. 0 comments
Music columnist Wayne Bledsoe reviews Habib Koite's new album "Soo."
Wayne Bledsoe: Lydia Loveless' new
'Somewhere Else' is something else
Published 2/22/2014 at 12:29 p.m. 0 comments
Music columnist Wayne Bledsoe reviews Lydia Loveless' hard rock sounds on her new album.
Senryu dives into dark emotional places with two new EPs
Published 2/14/2014 at 5:28 p.m. 0 comments
It seems an odd thing that Knoxville act Senryu would release two five-song EPs as opposed to one 10-track album until you listen to the two works. “Beat Me To Death” and “The White Elephant” need to be taken separately. ...
Wayne Bledsoe: Reagan Boggs' new album, 'Quicksand,' is well worth sinking into
Updated 2/11/2014 at 10:00 p.m. 0 comments
Music columnist Wayne Bledsoe reviews three new albums, including 'Quicksand' by Reagan Boggs.
Wayne Bledsoe: Bruce Springsteen does not deliver another classic with 'High Hopes'
Published 1/25/2014 at 12:26 p.m. 0 comments
Music columnist Wayne Bledsoe reviews Bruce Springsteen's new album "High Hopes."
Wayne Bledsoe: Music artists don't hesitate to step back in time for 'The 78 Project'
Published 1/18/2014 at 12:43 p.m. 0 comments
What's old is new again. Music columnist Wayne Bledsoe talks about The 78 Project.
Halfdeaf, Jolie Goodnight and John Paul Keith discs too good to miss
Published 12/28/2013 at 12:02 p.m. 0 comments
Music columnist Wayne Bledsoe wraps up the year by passing along a few can't-miss albums from 2013.
Wayne Bledsoe: Isbell, iFFy, Allen and others are among an unforgettable Top 10
Published 12/21/2013 at 12:11 p.m. 0 comments
Music columnist Wayne Bledsoe picks his favorite albums of 2013.
Wayne Bledsoe: Time to think about the coolest music gifts
Published 12/13/2013 at 4:02 p.m. 0 comments
It’s Christmas time and that means time for music lovers to imagine of music-related Christmas presents under their trees. Here’s a few to spur those dreams on:
Wayne Bledsoe: Christmas discs to give you a less-than-silent night
Published 11/30/2013 at 1:49 p.m. 0 comments
Music columnist Wayne Bledsoe looks at the best -- and the rest -- of this year's holiday CDs.
Wayne Bledsoe: There's more to LiL iFFy than a joke for insiders
Published 11/23/2013 at 11:35 a.m. 0 comments
There’s no better evidence that magic exists than the continued survival and health of LiL iFFy. Has a spell been cast that makes us all just think that what sounds like a joke (“Harry Potter” culture mixed with gangsta rap) ...
Wayne Bledsoe: 'Divided and United' presents the Civil War through songs of the era
Published 11/8/2013 at 7:16 p.m. 0 comments
Music columnist Wayne Bledsoe reviews a new albume that chronicles the Civil War through music. History books generally chronicle big events — battles, up-risings, the passage of laws and give a clinical evaluation of how things came to be. But ...
Wayne Bledsoe: It was hard to find the essence of Lou Reed outside of his music
Published 11/1/2013 at 3:29 p.m. 0 comments
I only interviewed Lou Reed once and that was only for five minutes in 2008. Reed was not a man known to enjoy interviews, and I figured in advance that the “only have phone service for five minutes” was simply ...
Wayne Bledsoe: Book reveals the man behind Moondog
Published 10/12/2013 at 11:33 a.m. 0 comments
Music columnist Wayne Bledsoe explores the eccentrict man who became a legend in New York City as Moondog.
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