more by Christopher John Treacy
[ROCK] Emerging some 15 years back as one of the most impressive artists from Boston’s indie scene, Sarah Borges released a striking debut, Silver City, in 2005, attracting enough attention to get her singed to Rounder-subsidiary, Sugar Hill, for her next two discs
[ROCK] Nearly 52 years ago, The Association kicked off the Monterey Pop Festival, the first true rock festival in the tradition that still carries on today.
[AMERICANA] Having gotten swept up in some #metoo accusations of sexual coercion, Pinegrove frontman Evan Stephens Hall agreed to take a year off from touring and, essentially, put his band on hold at a time when the indie world was watching intently: the band, which had already...
[ROCK] Most are familiar with Winston’s solo piano recordings for Windham Hill, which have collectively gleaned him five gold and three platinum or multi-platinum albums between 1980 and 1999—making him one of the most commercially successful solo pianists of all time.
[BLUES] If you’re a blues fan then Tab Benoit is likely a very familiar name. As a contemporary bluesman, Benoit (pronounced ben-wah) is known to champion the swampy Delta style with his electric Stratocaster, sweetening the stew with soulful bits along the way.