Tom Lanham

New music from Miranda Lambert, Best Coast, The Seshen

Artists deal with, and overcome, darkness in latest projects

Michael Des Barres, William DuVall, The Amazons in town

Veteran rockers boast long, varied careers

Bat For Lashes, Stonefield, Big Country on tour

BTL songwriter Natasha Khan busy with many diverse projects

Caroline Polachek, Mattiel Brown, Juliana Hatfield in town

Polachek promoting tuneful solo album ‘Pang’

Chatting with Elbow’s Guy Garvey, Maverick Sabre, Midge Ure

Garvey recounts troubled times in ‘Giants of All Sizes’

IDER’s in perfect harmony, Los Lobos reminisce

Young U.K. duo, vetern rockers in The City this week

Ten top rock records of 2019

Nothing comes close to Sam Fender’s ‘Hypersonic Missiles’

A cappella heroes Straight No Chaser stick together

Singers bring their fun seasonal show to The City

Joy Formidable’s Ritzy Bryan hides out in U.S.

Welsh songwriter uses time off tour to reflect in Utah

Pete Yorn calls his new songs ‘caretakers’

Rocker references sounds on popular 2001 debut

Role Model’s music comes from loneliness

Composer records distinctive sparse tunes in a closet

Michael Koppy sounds out on bad songwriting

‘Words and Music’ a vigorous critique of the sorry state of pop offerings

JD McPherson’s got the holiday spirit

‘Socks’ serves up retro rockin’ Christmas originals

Los Straitjackets celebrating 25 years of surf sounds — with masks

Instrumental band’s signature look inspired by luchador culture

Of Monsters and Men inspired by the inexplicable

Icelandic band on tour with new recording ‘Fever Dream’

MisterWives’ Mandy Lee writes songs from the heart

New York band on tour with EP ‘mini bloom’

Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard goes solo

Eclectic album ‘Jaime’ pays tribute to singer’s late sister

Stars aligned for Geowulf’s Star Kendrick to make music

Dream pop duo tours with ‘My Resignation’

Chelsea Wolfe returns to nature

Gothic folk artist creates new album at secluded home

UK’s Blossoms unspoiled by success

Band members stay close to family, friends at home