Articles tagged alabama shakes

17 Dec 2015 // 2:00 AM

The Best R&B of 2015

Modern R&B could very well be in the midst of a new, insanely fruitful Golden Age.

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Watch Alabama Shakes, Gary Clark Jr, Courtney Barnett, and Benjamin Booker Play Bonnaroo (video)

From Alabama Shakes' Americana-infused rock to Courney Barnett's witty indie, Bonnaroo had something for everyone in 2015.

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8 Jun 2015 // 8:57 AM

Alabama Shakes - “Don’t Wanna Fight” (video) + Tour Dates

Alabama Shakes are in heavy demand following the release of their sophomore album, Sound & Color, earlier this year.

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Alabama Shakes: Sound and Color

What makes the Alabama Shakes sound new is that they’re evidently devoted to their musical forebears -- everyone from Etta James and Aretha to Bowie and Zeppelin -- yet also coquettishly unfaithful to each one of them.

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28 Jun 2013 // 4:00 AM

Examining a New Music Festival: Firefly 2013

With the glut of music festivals this summer, how does relative newcomer Firefly fare?

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CMJ 2011: EMA + Marques Toliver + Alabama Shakes + Dry the River + Lydia

The High Road Touring Showcase at Bowery Ballroom let EMA's scuzzy grandeur shine, buoyed by a showstopping performance from soulful Alabama Shakes and an engaging set by Marques Toliver.

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Double Take: 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' (1969)

// Short Ends and Leader

"The two Steves at Double Take are often mistaken for Paul Newman and Robert Redford; so it's appropriate that they shoot it out over Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

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