Cait Brennan

Recordings | March 26, 2015

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By Cait Brennan, March 26, 2015. Jobriath Jobriath A.D. Factory 25 |  Jobriath’s list of firsts is inspirational and heartbreaking – he was the first openly gay rocker [...]

Recordings | March 12, 2015

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By Cait Brennan, March 12, 2015. Jimmy Somerville Homage Membran Records |    From Bronski Beat to the Communards to his illustrious solo career, Jimmy Somerville has [...]

Recordings | Feb. 12, 2015

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By Cait Brennan, Feb. 12, 2015. Rumer – Into Colour Atlantic Records |  4 Stars The pressures of fame can crush the most hardy of hearts, and for London songstress [...]

Recordings | Jan. 29, 2015

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By Cait Brennan, Jan. 29, 2015. Sweater-Kinney | No Cities To Love | Sub Pop | Long before she brought the absurdist comedy delights on IFC’s Portlandia, Carrie [...]

Recordings | Jan. 15, 2015

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By Cait Brennan, Jan. 15, 2015. Ani DiFranco | Allergic To Water | Righteous Babe Records |  On her newest album, Ani DiFranco continues to defy expectations. In the best [...]

Recordings | Jan. 1, 2015

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By Cait Brennan, Jan. 1, 2015. D’Angelo & The Vanguard | Black Messiah | RCA |  It’s been 15 years since one of R&B’s most important and innovative young [...]

Albums of 2014

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By Cait Brennan, Dec. 18, 2014. This year was overflowing with great albums by legends, rising stars and Valley bands. From celebrating the tide of equality to weaving tales [...]

Merry Music

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By Cait Brennan, Dec. 4, 2014 It’s one of the great dividing hot-button issues of our times — holiday music. How early is too early? How much is too much? Can anyone [...]

Recordings | Nov. 20, 2014

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By Cait Brennan, Nov. 20, 2014. Kristin Chenoweth | Coming Home | Concord Records |  Kristin Chenoweth has graced the stage for years, but she’s never graced us with a [...]

Recordings | Nov. 6, 2014

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By Cait Brennan, Nov. 6, 2014. Annie Lennox | Nostalgia | Blue Note |  No matter how revolutionary they were at the outset, it seems every artist is destined to make an [...]

Recordings | Oct. 23, 2014

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By Cait Brennan, Oct. 23, 2014. Joe Stevens | Last Man Standing | Self-released |  “This winding road will take me there, I’m sure as I could be,” sings Joe Stevens [...]

Recordings | Oct. 9, 2014

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By Cait Brennan, Oct. 9, 2014. Mary Lambert | Heart On My Sleeve | Capitol Records |  “I’ve got bi-polar disorder, my s–t’s not in order, I’m overweight, [...]

Recordings | Sept. 25, 2014

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By Cait Brennan, Sept. 25, 2014. Meghan Trainor | Title | Epic Records |  “Fancy” schmancy, Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass” was the real song of the [...]

Recordings | Sept. 11, 2014

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By Cait Brennan, Sept. 11, 2014. Basement Jaxx Junto Atlantic Jaxx |  House masterminds Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe, aka Basement Jaxx, have never sounded quite as [...]

Recordings | Aug. 27, 2014

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By Cait Brennan, Aug. 27, 2014. New Pornographers | Brill Bruisers | Matador Records |  A. C. Newman assembled the New Pornographers in 1999 like some kind of indie pop [...]
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