John Kruth

In This Bird Has Flown: The Enduring Beauty of Rubber Soul Fifty Years On, New York musician-writer John Kruth recounts the heady excitement of the time during the making of The Beatles milestone album, Rubber Soul (1965). The book is writt... more

Jan 26, 2016 1:04 PM Books

Native New Yorker and onetime Milwaukeean John Kruth serves another sonic smorgasbord with his band, TriBeCaStan. The surprises never cease on Goddess Polka Dottess, which bears the influences of Near Eastern trance music, psychedelia, jazz... more

Sep 29, 2015 6:20 PM Album Reviews

It takes an orchestra to constitute the musical republic called TriBeCaStan, but the New York group has two multi-instrumental anchors—Jeff Greene and onetime Milwaukeean John Kruth. On their fourth album, TriBeCaStan weave together an orga... more

Sep 23, 2013 5:28 PM Album Reviews

Roy Orbison was a self-conscious young man who transmuted anxiety into gold. As recording artist, author and Milwaukee expatriate John Kruth reports in his biography of more

Jul 10, 2013 11:31 PM Books

  The minor-key sound of the Middle East was long embedded in the Balkans and carried Splitsville ,CD Reviews more

Sep 9, 2008 12:00 AM Album Reviews