Pop\Rock

Naked was Annie Whitehead's first album as a leader. Released in 1995, it disappeared with the demise of the record label FCZ.

Voiceprint reissued it in late 2000 on its inprint La Cooka Ratcha, on the strength of the trombonist's success with the Soupsongs project (a tribute to Robert Wya...

Before the arrival of Carlos Santana's eponymous band, the San Francisco rock scene drew the inspiration for its jam-oriented music mainly from blues, rock, and Eastern modalities. Santana added Latin music to the mix, forever changing the course of rock & roll history. On their groundbreaking de...

Four years after their last studio album, Djam Karet released New Dark Age in April 2001. In the meantime Cuneiform Records had reissued most of their out-of-print catalog, helping build anticipation. Well, this one was worth waiting for. The quartet (still Gayle Ellett and Mike Henderson on guit...

The Arrows had already shot their bolt by the time their debut album was released, a string of increasingly under-performing 45s prefacing the appearance of both the LP and, odd though it now seems, an eponymous 14-part British TV series that allowed them some prime-time plugging every week for t...

On their self-titled debut, Eagulls reveal themselves to be a more intriguing, and more complicated, proposition than mere punk revivalists. Listening to furious outbursts such as "Amber Veins," it's easy to hear why they've played with bands like Iceage, and on "Nerve Endings" and "Yellow Eyes,"...