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Friday, March 27 2015

Umphrey’s McGee - “Bad Friday” (audio) (Premiere)

The Indiana prog jam outfit Umphrey's McGee were given 12 hours in the legendary Abbey Road studios. The funky and groovy "Bad Friday" is one of the results of that fruitful time in the studio.


Tuesday, March 17 2015

Galactic Blasts Off in San Diego - 3 March 2015

Any chance to get a taste of one of New Orleans’ best sonic flavors is one to be savored, and Galactic did not disappoint San Diego.


Thursday, February 5 2015

Diana Ross: 3 February 2015 - Brooklyn, New York

Diana Ross inaugurated the historic reopening of Kings Theatre in Brooklyn with a dazzling lesson in longevity.


Thursday, January 29 2015

Bettye LaVette: Worthy

More than 50 years into her career, Bettye LaVette still has a voice for the ages.


Wednesday, January 14 2015

How Pioneering Blues Women Were All But Written out of “Official” Blues History

While industry gatekeepers were invested in a specific image of black performance, black performers themselves had different ideas.


Wednesday, December 3 2014

Mary J. Blige: The London Sessions

Genuine artistic growth or a cheap ploy to adhere to popular culture's latest trend in music?


Wednesday, November 19 2014

Sam Hunt: Montevallo

Sam Hunt records his first full-length LP, makes an argument about genre, and is still problematic about women.


Monday, November 10 2014

Azealia Banks: Broke With Expensive Taste

After endless delays, the New York rapper finally drops her first album, a postmodern pop epic that aims to make an impression rather than please.


Mavis Staples: New York - 4 November 2014

Age has slowed her a bit, but at 75, the gospel great delivers


Friday, October 31 2014

Various Artists: The Soul of Designer Records

This is a compilation of ‘70s gospel and soul singles that appropriately honors the musicians who made them while offering a crucial glance at the stylistic elements of the American musical tradition.


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JW-Jones: Belmont Boulevard (Capsule Reviews) [13.Oct.14]
John Newman: Tribute (Reviews) [28.Oct.13]
Ariana Grande: Yours Truly (Reviews) [12.Sep.13]
The Weeknd: Kiss Land (Reviews) [11.Sep.13]
Moreland & Arbuckle: 7 Cities (Reviews) [10.Sep.13]
Omar: The Man (Reviews) [6.Sep.13]
Myron & E: Broadway (Reviews) [21.Aug.13]
John Mayer: Paradise Valley (Reviews) [20.Aug.13]
AlunaGeorge: Body Music (Reviews) [6.Aug.13]
Robin Thicke: Blurred Lines (Reviews) [28.Jul.13]
Buddy Guy: Rhythm & Blues (Reviews) [28.Jul.13]
David Lynch: The Big Dream (Reviews) [23.Jul.13]
Redtenbacher’s Funkestra: The Cooker (Capsule Reviews) [2.Jul.13]
Kelly Rowland: Talk a Good Game (Reviews) [27.Jun.13]
JJ Grey and Mofro: This River (Reviews) [12.Jun.13]
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