Rufus Wainwright: House of Rufus

Rufus Wainwright's House of Rufus boxset was released by Universal Music on July 20th. The 19-disc set spans Rufus Wainwright's entire career and is the most complete and extensive collection of his work to date: all 6 of his studio albums (with bonus material), 2 live CDs (with previously unreleased songs), 4 discs of previously... Continue Reading →

Rufus Wainwright: Poses

Rufus Wainwright's 2001 album, Poses, was last week's selection for Muruch's Classic Albums Appreciation Club. I enjoyed listening to it again so much, however, that I was compelled to write a proper album review. Though it was a favorite of mine when it was first released in 2001, I hadn't listened to Poses in several... Continue Reading →

Joan As Police Woman: To Survive

Joan As Police Woman's sophomore album To Survive will be released on June 10th. The sensual beats and unusual phrasing of her debut Real Life now yield to a languidly melodic melancholia inspired by the battle with cancer and subsequent death of Joan's mother. Joan Wasser was formerly a member of Antony & The Johnsons... Continue Reading →

Joan As Police Woman: To Survive

Joan As Police Woman's sophomore album To Survive will be released on June 10th. The sensual beats and unusual phrasing of her debut Real Life now yield to a languidly melodic melancholia inspired by the battle with cancer and subsequent death of Joan's mother. Joan Wasser was formerly a member of Antony & The Johnsons... Continue Reading →

Soundtrack: Leonard Cohen I’m Your Man

The soundtrack to the documentary Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man features classic songs written by Leonard Cohen performed live during a concert called "Came So Far For Beauty: An Evening Of Leonard Cohen Songs". Among the performers are Rufus and Martha Wainwright, Nick Cave, Beth Orton, Antony (of the Johnsons), Jarvis Cocker, The Handsome Family,... Continue Reading →

Soundtrack: Leonard Cohen I’m Your Man

The soundtrack to the documentary Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man features classic songs written by Leonard Cohen performed live during a concert called "Came So Far For Beauty: An Evening Of Leonard Cohen Songs". Among the performers are Rufus and Martha Wainwright, Nick Cave, Beth Orton, Antony (of the Johnsons), Jarvis Cocker, The Handsome Family,... Continue Reading →

Soundtrack: Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man

The soundtrack to the documentary Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man features classic songs written by Leonard Cohen performed live during a concert called "Came So Far For Beauty: An Evening Of Leonard Cohen Songs". Among the performers are Rufus and Martha Wainwright, Nick Cave, Beth Orton, Antony (of the Johnsons), Jarvis Cocker, The Handsome Family,... Continue Reading →

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