These artists left high-profile acts and either released a masterpiece or laid the groundwork for future genius.
Articles by Jacob Nierenberg
The celebrated trumpeter claimed to have changed music five or six times, but he didn’t do it alone.
We dive into Shakey and his classic band’s back catalog in all its ragged glory.
There’s absolutely no excuse for not having this wax on your shelf, bucko.
A complete breakdown of the Pacific Northwest trio’s ferocious discography.
The late songwriter only needed a single album to etch his name among the greats.
The demo-turned-debut hinted at the great songwriter who would follow.
A collection of The Boss’ hidden gems without the E Street Band.
Sorting through the entire catalog from the sad Cincinnati indie rockers.
The passage of time has done little to soften the blow the world felt 25 years ago this week.
The late artist leaves behind a quiet and profound masterpiece.
How three visits on a Sunday variety show changed the course of rock and roll forever in America.