Hank Shteamer, Rolling Stone

Hank Shteamer

Rolling Stone

New York, NY, United States

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Past:
  • Time Out New York
  • VICE

Recent articles by Hank:

John Coltrane's 'A Love Supreme: Live in Seattle' Shows That His Masterpiece Was a Perpetual Work in Progress

On a newly unearthed 1965 run-through of his legendary suite, the saxophonist bridged his brilliant middle period and his final, incandescent search → Read More

Oh Well, Whatever, Nevermind: The Grunge Ripple Effect in 10 Nineties Rock Songs

After Nirvana broke, the rock world embraced a darker, mopier sound. Hear how everyone from Mötley Crüe to Alice Cooper tried their best to fit in with the times → Read More

George Wein, Newport Jazz Producer and Pioneer of the Modern Music Festival, Dead at 95

In addition the Newport Jazz and Folk sestivals, Wein also helmed the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival → Read More

Red Hot Chili Peppers Drummer Chad Smith: My Day With Charlie Watts

Smith got a lesson in curiosity, humility, and class when he spent a day with Watts in 2018 → Read More

Unheard Live Version of John Coltrane's 'A Love Supreme' to See Release This Fall

Complete rendition of the saxophonist’s famed divinely inspired suite was recorded at Seattle’s Penthouse in 1965 → Read More

Brandee Younger's 'Pretend': Jazz Harpist Meets Tank and Bangas Singer

The jazz harp player teams up with Tank and the Bangas singer Tarriona Ball for a reflection on unsettled romance → Read More

Carcass Wrote the Blueprint for Death-Metal Extremity. Now They Just Want to Write a Great Song

Ahead of the release of their seventh LP, the godfathers of “goregrind” discuss how they’ve squared musical mayhem with maturity → Read More

Nandi Bushell, Deden Noy, and More: Viral Drummers Round-Up

Nandi Bushell, Deden Noy, Larnell Lewis, and Yoyoka Soma have all made their mark online through a combination of serious chops and undeniable visual flair → Read More

How Avant-Guitar Godfather Sonny Sharrock Reconciled Terror and Beauty

Get a fuller picture of the sui generis six-stringer seen playing a fiery, unforgettable solo in new Summer of Soul doc → Read More

Joni Mitchell: 50 Essential Songs

From “Chelsea Morning” to “Coyote” and beyond, we survey the legendary singer-songwriter’s defining statements → Read More

Bandcamp Juneteenth Fundraiser: Recommended Releases to Hear and Buy

Independent music platform will give all its proceeds on June 18th to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund → Read More

Alice Coltrane Devotional Album to See Release in Newly Stripped-Down Form

Originally released in 1982 as a private-press cassette, Turiya Sings will see wide release this summer, sans overdubs → Read More

Bandcamp Friday, May 2021 Edition: Support Artists by Buying This Music

The music platform is waiving its revenue share for all purchases made on May 7th. Here are some recommendations from our staff to guide your browsing → Read More

Descendents Finally Tell Their Punk-Rock Origin Story

Begun in 2002 and finished during the pandemic, upcoming album 9th & Walnut will chronicle the group’s humble garage-band beginnings → Read More

The Best Albums of April 2021: Dawn Richard, Taylor Swift, Remember Sports, Brockhampton & More

Here are the must-hear albums from last month, from Taylor's remake of 'Fearless' to an adventurous R&B artist's career culmination to a country maverick's ambitious triple-album. → Read More

The Best Albums of April 2021: Dawn Richard, Taylor Swift, Remember Sports, Brockhampton, and More

Here are the must-hear albums from last month, from Taylor's remake of 'Fearless' to an adventurous R&B artist's career culmination to a country maverick's ambitious triple-album. → Read More

Matt Sweeney and Bonnie 'Prince' Billy's Duo Strengthens With Age on 'Superwolves'

On their first joint album in 16 years, the guitarist and singer invite in new collaborators while preserving their uncanny chemistry → Read More

Best Jim Steinman Songs: Meat Loaf, 'Total Eclipse of the Heart'

Recall all the unforgettable, bombastic hooks and gloriously campy rock anthems → Read More

Bandcamp Friday, April 2021 Edition: Support Artists by Buying This Music

The music platform is waiving its revenue share for all purchases made on April 2nd → Read More

'Kids Being Kids': Slint Look Back on 'Spiderland' at 30

All four members of the legendary Louisville indie outfit look back on the grueling practices and emotional growing pains that fueled their “20-year-old-dude masterpiece” → Read More