Story Archives — Tyler Davis
Mumford’s new sound fails to electrify
The British folk-troubadours have traded their acoustic instruments for electric ones, and the result is not pretty.
Alabama Shakes live up to the hype
The rock band tightens its sound and takes its songwriting to the next level.
The power of the film score
Music adds immensely to the emotional potency of film.
A spiritual journey of pain and loss
Sufjan Stevens new album “Carrie & Lowell” struggles with the loss of his mother.
The fog of war
“Fury” shows the horror of war and the men who find virtue in the battlefield.
An old soul for the new world
Tobias Jesso Jr. embraces vulnerability in his music in the middle of an ironic world.
Syrup does satire right
Max Barry’s first book serves as a hilarious and biting satire of American consumerism and corporate politics.