July is the time of year when families get together for cookouts, kids stay up late to watch TV, and music critics compile their midyear Top 10 lists. Yes, we live for this kinda thing. Never mind that there are still six long months of records that will be released, reviewed, and forgotten by Christmas. While everyone else gathers around the grill with hamburger buns, we're inside with a stack of recent CDs, listening intently for albums we may or may not be writing... More >>>