REVIEW: When it comes to the like of Josh Groban, a cash cow for the industry, the bean counters must be puffing stogies and stuffing caviar at the board room meetings.
REVIEW: Alabama Shakes break new ground with Sound & Color.
REVIEW: Kiwi Hannah Curwood, based in London, releases her debut.
REVIEW: After the mega-selling Sigh No More and Babel, British folk rockers Mumford & Sons have ditched acoustic instruments for Wilder Mind.
REVIEW: Outside of the film, Pitch Perfect 2 soundtrack hits a bum note.
Sunday Star-Times music reviews
REVIEW: BLUES The Rough Guide to Unsung Heroes of Country Blues (Southbound)
REVIEW: ROCK Van Morrison - Duets (RCA) ★★★★
REVIEW: Alabama Shakes engrossing second album confirms they aren't a one album wonder.
REVIEW: A retrospective sheds light on a little-known but influential blues artist.
REVIEW: What saves this album is a satisfying selection of songs, delivered with a genuine spirit from Jamie McDell.
REVIEW: Marlon Williams is no by-the-numbers alt country artist on his debut
REVIEW: Blur are back with their first album in 12 years and their first as a four piece since 1999.
REVIEW: Blur's new album is better late than premature.
REVIEW: Don McGlashan's new album is one of the best of his career and one of the best albums of 2015.
Albums reviews from the Sunday Star-Times' review panel
CD Review: Josh Groban
REVIEW: On her album Diamantees Joan Baez performs many of the songs heard in Wellington in 2013.
REVIEW: Josh Rouse is a confessional singer and his 11 past albums have been made in the similar style.
REVIEW: Brian Jonestown Massacre's new album
REVIEW: Allison Moorer's new album reviewed
REVIEW: Anika Moa's new album reviewed
REVIEW: The Prodigy's new album reviewed
REVIEW: Impressive vocals, but Stan Walker's latest feels safe.
REVIEW: To Pimp a Butterfly "won't be ignored".
The debut album reviewed
HIP-HOP Action Bronson – Mr Wonderful (Warner Music) ★★★★