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Friday, September 6 2013

Omar: The Man

Omar continues to look to the '70s for musical inspiration.


Tuesday, July 2 2013

Redtenbacher’s Funkestra: The Cooker

Consistent and enjoyable, The Cooker serves as a triumphant showcase of top-rate musicianship.


Tuesday, June 25 2013

Founding Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist Hillel Slovak Died 25 Years Ago Today (video)

The Israeli-American guitarist played on 1985's 'Freaky Styley' and 1987's 'The Uplift Mofo Party Plan'.


Sunday, June 23 2013

Royal Canoe: Today We’re Believers

Today We’re Believers definitely employs the kind of sound that the term “hybrid” was invented to describe, especially in its excellent mid-section.


Wednesday, June 5 2013

Jazz Fest 2013: Notes from the Field and Photos

New Orleans' greatest festival turned into a music-filled swamp during the two weekends of Jazz Fest 2013. It was dirty, smelly and sonically delicious -- exactly the way Jazz Fest should be.


Wednesday, May 1 2013

Alice Russell: To Dust

Fifth solo album from authentic soul diva Alice Russell deserves to see her claim her rightful place in the vanguard of the current female singer-songwriter explosion.


Tuesday, April 30 2013

The Heliocentrics: 13 Degrees of Reality

13 Degrees of Reality is a cerebral and ambitious album that greatly benefits from stylistic non-conformity.


Monday, April 22 2013

Chico Mann: Magical Thinking

Mann navigates through ‘80s influences and cues masterfully throughout Magical Thinking.


Tuesday, April 9 2013

20 Questions: Bad Rabbits

How do you prove your salt when you're an energetic Jam & Lewis-referencing modern-day funk band? By going on the Vans Warped Tour, of course. Now the Bad Rabbits are touring with Kendrick Lamar, have a new album out, and a fresh set of 20 Questions answers in tow...


Tuesday, January 22 2013

Kylie Auldist: Still Life

Hearkening back to the days of classic soul, Still Life is an updated retro-soul affair that serves as a solid testament to R&B singer Auldist's artistry.


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