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Wednesday, December 13 2006

Best R&B of 2006

Mike Joseph's picks for the year's best in R&B include manly soul men, retro futurists, sex-you-up lyricists, and one funky Jehovah's Witness.


Reviews

Tuesday, May 19 2009

Gabriella Cilmi: Lessons to Be Learned

Despite the album’s relatively short 37-minute running time, you'll find yourself praying Lessons to Be Learned will end quickly.


Wednesday, May 6 2009

india.arie: Testimony Vol. 2: Love & Politics

Testimony Vol. 2 is strictly in the “I love you, you love me, let’s all love each other” vein…and what’s wrong with that?


Wednesday, January 7 2009

Anthony Hamilton: The Point of It All

One good album can be a fluke. Two good albums suggest potential greatness. Three great albums seals the deal.


Thursday, December 18 2008

Various Artists: Total Soul Classics

Six of the finest albums from the legendary Gamble and Huff production team, remastered and reissued on CD.


Tuesday, November 25 2008

Ice Cube: The Essentials

It’s hard to give a thumbs-up to an album that calls itself The Essentials when there’s so much essential material missing.


Seal: System [18.Nov.07]
Hanson: The Walk [22.May.07]
Simply Red: Stay [15.May.07]
Macy Gray: Big [12.Apr.07]
Diddy: Press Play [31.Oct.06]
Beyonce: B-Day [10.Sep.06]
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