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Gabriel Baker

Reviews

Thursday, September 18 2008

Rodriguez: Cold Fact

There's still three more months left in the year, but the rediscovery of Rodriguez and his modest debut masterpiece may just be the most pleasant surprise of 2008.


Wednesday, August 13 2008

Irma Thomas: Simply Grand

With the damage of Hurricane Katrina still fresh in her mind, Irma Thomas attempts to reconcile and move on with the help of a host of friends and guest artists.


Thursday, July 10 2008

Quiet Village: Silent Movie

By outsourcing from all sorts of musical subgenres, Quiet Village attempts to create an eclectic summer time mix. However, Silent Village can't seem to distance itself from the lethargic, schmaltzy source material it cites.


Wednesday, July 2 2008

Rob Brown Ensemble: Crown Trunk Root Funk

Generally well-balanced, eminently exploratory, and surprisingly funky, Crown Trunk Root Funk is a successful product from a musician just as adept in the studio as he is on a New York club stage or at any other venue.


Tuesday, July 1 2008

King Khan and The Shrines: The Supreme Genius Of

King Khan and the Shrines are back with a blast from the past. This compilation of earlier funk-soul cuts mixed with a scattering of new songs proves that even Khan is aware of how under appreciated he is.


Blogs

Thursday, December 4 2008

Top 5 Videos of 2008: Gabriel Baker


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