Tony Ware

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  • 4 years ago

    Mike Ness has been leading different editions of Social Distortion since the late 1970s, and in the three-plus decades since blazing forth from the SoCal hardcore scene, the band has transitioned from scrappy to increasingly slick. Last year's Har...

  • 5 years ago

    As a solo act, Sigur Rós singer Jón "Jónsi" Þór Birgisson imbues his harmonic pop with youthful wonderment and melancholy. Go — Jónsi's solo debut, a collaboration with composer Nico Muhly — off...

  • 6 years ago

    A hail of bullets greets Baltimore MC Ryeisha "Rye Rye" Berrain in the club. Well, the crowd hails the sound of bullets. There's nothing outright dangerous about a Rye Rye performance, and only her mike's packin' heat. But her music holds your ear...

  • 7 years ago

    It's unlikely any band has as thoroughly modern and convoluted a resurgence story as these AOR mainstays pulled back into public consciousness by HBO and YouTube. Since former lead singer Steve Perry's 1996 departure, Journey has gone through two ...

  • 10 years ago

    While hip-hop continued to get mo' live in '05, and indie rock further honed post-punk/emo's affectations into something more genuinely affecting, the arch-paradigms from the last 12 months of electronic composition seemed more concerned with look...

  • 11 years ago



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