All week, on each edition of Out of the Box, listen for songs from one of the best albums that’s just hitting stores and hear Paul Shugrue's review of that album.
Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit"Georgia Blue" has him fulfilling a promise he made during the last election that if Georgia went Democrat he would record an album of covers paying tribute to the Peach State's musical heritage.
The Record Company“Play Loud” has the band not only rocking loudly but moving beyond their blues based roots to a newer sounding rock and roll vibe.
Mark Rogers“Rhythm of the Roads” is the second album from this Hampton Roads-based singer song-writer. The band he has assembled just plain make the songs move.
Various Artists covering The Velvet Underground“The Velvet Underground & Nico” came out in 1967 and “I’ll Be Your Mirror”is a new, song for song tribute to that groundbreaking debut.
Bob Dylan”Springtime in New York: The Bob Dylan Bootleg Series Volume 16” has meticulously culled previously unreleased outtakes, alternate versions, rehearsals and live performances of songs, mostly recorded for the albums "Shot of Love", "Infidels" and "Empire Burlesque" in the early 1980s.
Hunter at SunriseHunter at Sunrise is a Sunday morning show on WHRV’s HD-2 Channel hosted by long-time radio vet Hunter Hughes. Each week he features a live music performance and he has compiled a double album of those in-studio appearances on “Sunrise Sessions Volume 2: The Pandemic Recordings.”
Imagine DragonsThe new album “Mercury: Act 1” finds the band tackling more serious issues than their previous four releases, their trademark bombastic sound is more subdued but no less powerful.
Big Red MachineThe second album by the collaboration between Aaron Dessner of The National and Justin Vernon of Bon Iver is called “How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last?” The band is a It champions the communal nature of music by featuring vocal contributions from Anais Mitchell, Sharon Van Etten, Fleet Foxes, Taylor Swift and more
James McMurtryOn his new album “The Horses and the Hounds” he channels his preoccupation with aging.
Jade Bird“Different Kinds of Light” is her second album and incorporates more of her British rock roots