It may seem that Joanna Newsom would make it easy for others to dismiss or codify her among other largely mocked sorts – her voice is unusual, her lyrics often entrenched in worlds of fable-like precision and peculiarities – but she utilizes her singing and song-writing abilities with
Darlings are a four-piece band from New York. The current climate of popular music criticism demands that influences be compactly delineated and musical kinfolk named, and Darlings are no strangers to this treatment: their music has drawn comparisons to Teenage Fanclub and My Bloody Valentine; their
My name is Julius but you can call me TJ.
I grew up down Jamaica way.
I run marathons so I know how to hump it.
I especially like to play a lot of jazz trumpet.
Love my music from swing to bop.
Will jam all night till the people say stop.
Jazz is the message of my desire
Blow baby blow whi
Although he synthesized disparate elements of both rock and pop traditions, singer/songwriter Harry Nilsson was at heart a maverick whose allegiance belonged to neither. His initial series of albums in the late '60s made him a personal favorite of the Beatles, who found a natural affinity with his kn