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    Jeff Walker Reviews: Jonathan Wilson “Dixie Blur” (BMG/Bella Union)

    Jonathan Wilson "Dixie Blur"  Wilson, whose long resume includes ‘70s-inspired solo albums, production work and a touring stint as a key band with Roger Waters’ touring unit, can be seen in the recent “Us + Them” concert film and on a new “This Is Not a Drill” tour starting this...

    Jeff Walker Reviews: Tame Impala “The Slow Rush”

    Tame Impala "The Slow Rush" (Interscope Fiction). Kevin Parker is the musical mastermind behind the psychedelic rock/pop outfit Tame Impala. Hailing from Perth, Australia, he released the first Tame Impala album “Innerspeaker” 10 years ago when he was 24 years old. Although Tame Impala is a band, their music...

    Jeff Walker Music Review: Terry Allen “Just Like Moby Dick” (Paradise of Bachelors)

    The multidisciplinary artist and songwriter Terry Allen, 74, has received prominent fellowships, has had work featured in biennales, and has released twelve albums two of which are considered touchstones of outlaw country. In addition to a career as a musician, Allen is also a visual artist with drawings and...

    AGEIST Top 10 Best of 2019 Albums by Jeff Walker

    Brittany Howard “Jaime” (ATO). This solo album from the Alabama Shakes singer/songwriter front woman pushes boundaries beyond her past work in a full band context. Calling for a self-imposed band hiatus in 2018, she headed out into a period of self-discovery. The record is named after her older sister...

    Jeff Walker’s December Music: Beck, Joe Henry, Angel Olsen and a Tribute to Mose Allison

    Joe Henry "The Gospel According to Water" (Ear Music). Joe Henry has always had stories to tell. Sometimes these stories are told through metaphors, such as on “Our Song” from his excellent 2007 album Civilians, where he sings of seeing Willie Mays at a Scottsdale Home Depot store looking...

    Meet Jeff Walker: Our Music Columnist, His Picks and How He Listens to Music.

    Many of you have written us wanting to know more about Jeff Walker, who writes the AGEIST music column every month. We are huge fans of his contributions (Michael Kiwanuka this month!), keeping us in the know with what is happening. How does he do his thing? Let's find...

    Jeff Walker’s November Music: Michael Kiwanuka, Elbow, Neil Young, Van Morrison

    Michael Kiwanuka “Kiwanuka” (Polydor). Already a personal choice for record of the year, this is Michael Kiwanuka’s follow up to the excellent "Love & Hate" which was released in 2016. He is often compared to Bill Withers and Terry Callier for his signature folk/soul sound. On this new release...

    Jeff Walker’s October Music Review: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Wilco, John Coltrane, Brittany Howard

    Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds "Ghosteen" (Ghosteen Ltd) Released this past week, this double album has been described by Nick himself as divided between the first eight songs (Part One) "The Children," and the remaining three songs (Part Two) "The Parents." After losing his 15-year-old son Arthur in...

    Jeff Walker’s September Music Releases: Iggy Pop, Bon Iver, Lana del Rey and Jesse Malin

    Iggy Pop “Free” (Lorna Vista/Caroline) Never one to be pinned down or cornered, Iggy explores new territories on his 18th solo album. Although the most straight-ahead track on this record "Loves Missing" could fit right in with many of his post Stooges records. This one adds trumpet and electronic...

    Jeff Walker’s August Music Selections: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Sleater-Kinney, The Bird and The Bee, Imperial Teen, My Morning Jacket

    The latter part of summer is typically slower for releases but here are five titles I have been enjoying. Stay tuned for many new releases coming in the early fall. The Spotify icons should like directly to the albums.Sleater-Kinney “The Center Won’t Hold” (Mom + Pop Music). On the...