Albert Hammond Jr.

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Four on the floor

It’s been a fine fall already: sunny, crisp weekends for apple picking; big-time albums from Ray LaMontagne, Pete Kilpatrick, and Twisted Roots; a deep Red Sox run in the playoffs.  
Albums you may have missed as fall fell
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 22, 2008

Slouching toward irrelevance

Albert Hammond Jr. may come from money, but he also comes from music.
Albert Hammond Jr., Paradise Rock Club, June 14, 2007
By MATT ASHARE  |  June 18, 2007

Going on sale: May 25, 2007

Matt & Kim, Ponys, Black Lips, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  May 29, 2007

Boston music news: May 25, 2007

Never count Buffalo Tom out.
Notes on Buffalo Tom, EarthFest, Mission of Burma, the Patrons, and more
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  May 21, 2007


It’s impossible to keep up with the hundreds of noteworthy artists who release CDs every year.
Hot artists who recently hit the Hub
By DAVID DAY  |  April 09, 2007

Going on sale: January 12, 2007

Gomez, Circa Survive, Bang Camaro, Shore Leave, Bloc Party, and more.
 Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  January 08, 2007


Guest lists

What small, private lists like this remind us is that big, honking institutional lists are largely fictions, mirages of a consensus that no longer exists, if it ever really did in the first place.
 What 30 of the Phoenix 's music critics liked this year
By PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 02, 2007

Too many shows

If this winter’s concert scene were a crazy tag-team wrestling match, rock would be the ass-kicking king of the ring.
A hot winter concert season
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  December 28, 2006

Going on sale, December 1, 2006

Anti-Flag, Matisyahu, Of Montreal, and more.
Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  November 28, 2006

On the racks: October 24, 2006

Plus Miho Hatori and Arctic Monkeys.
John Legend, Sparta, the Drones, and Albert Hammond, Jr.
By MATT ASHARE  |  October 24, 2006

Albert Hammond Jr.

The strong-but-silent Strokes guitarist sounds sheepish on his debut solo album, but his voice is suitably dreamy and the songs are just short enough for it to hold together.
Yours To Keep | Rough Trade
By LEON NEYFAKH  |  October 24, 2006


Third impressions

"With new bands I always listen to the third album," the Kinks’ Ray Davies has said. "That’s the real key to know what’s going to happen."
Do the Strokes have anything left to say?
By WILL SPITZ  |  January 14, 2006