Articles by AD Amorosi
The Rolling Stones, “Goats Head Soup: Super Deluxe Edition”
The reason to invest in Super Deluxe “Soup” is the once-pricey “Brussels Affair” live bootleg.
Various Artists, “AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T. Rex”
This lot, quiet or loud, make for an exquisite vision of T. Rex.
The Flaming Lips, “American Head”
The latest from the Lips is a peculiarly placid sound that only this collection of artists seem capable of making.
In Conversation: Georgia Anne Muldrow on Finding Freedom as Jyoti
The Alice Coltrane–gifted pseudonym resurfaced for a third record, released last Friday.
FLOOD’s Guide to Record Store Day 2020 Part 1: Bowie, Gorillaz, Denzel Curry, and More
RSD’s pandemic-necessitated three-part event kicks off this weekend—we talked to co-creator Michael Kurtz about what to expect, as well as preview twelve releases we’re excited for.
Erasure, “The Neon”
The record’s touching maturity doesn’t always jive with the wonton ways of its flaming musicality.
In Conversation: The Purple Reign of Washed Out
Ernest Green discusses his new album “Purple Noon,” the French film that inspired it, and his newfound love for collaboration.
The Stooges, “Live at Goose Lake: August 8th, 1970”
The 1970 set captures the band in full, frenetic death swoon.
Johnny Cash, “A Night To Remember, 1973” + “The Complete Mercury Recordings”
Both new projects pull the curtain back on missed moments, eras of Cash once considered minor.
Gordon Lightfoot: The Solitary Man Has Some Laughs on “Solo”
With the new Lightfoot doc premiering today, we revisit a conversation we had with the legendary songwriter earlier this year upon the release of his 21st album.
In Conversation: Talking Heads’ Chris Frantz on His New Book “Remain in Love”
The co-founder of Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club speaks gleefully in his memoir, out today.
JARV IS…, “Beyond the Pale”
“Beyond the Pale” feels tight, tense, yet free, with pasty Cocker as the broodingly bittersweet centerpiece.
Willie Nelson, “First Rose of Spring”
This Nelson isn’t bleak, but he sure comes close to it.
Ennio Morricone: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Remembering the iconic Italian film composer, who died this week at 91.
In Conversation: Rufus Wainwright’s New Rules
The singer/songwriter on love and politics, mom and dad, and his frank new album, Unfollow the Rules.
Teyana Taylor, “The Album”
The R&B star’s lengthy new record is rife with positivist, lush, classic R&B with a ’90s revisionist twist.
The trio’s third LP sticks to piledriving and fluid rhythms while stoking their flames of melody like never before.
Bob Dylan, “Rough and Rowdy Ways”
Dylan once again reinvents himself for his first album of original songs since 2012.