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Thursday, April 23 2015

iLoveMakonnen: Drink More Water 5

There's something about iLoveMakonnen's tone and inflection that turns his wobbly singing and hazy, uncomplicated rapping into reliable ways to deliver hooks. He might not have perfect pitch, but his pop instincts are awfully close.


Thursday, April 16 2015

Bettye LaVette: Child of the Seventies

This re-release provides evidence that Bettye LaVette should have been famous decades earlier.


Tuesday, April 14 2015

Pimps of Joytime - ‘Jukestone Paradise’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Brooklyn funk and soul outfit Pimps of Joytime create their own "science fiction juke joint" with their riotously fun new LP, Jukestone Paradise. Stream it here exclusively a week before its release.


Sidewalk Chalk: Shoulder Season

Sidewalk Chalk rise further to the top of the hip-hop scene with their third release, Shoulder Season.


Monday, April 13 2015

Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Unsung Heroes of Country Blues

Filled with beautiful obscurities and aural surprises, this collection will delight fans, new and old, of the genre it celebrates.


Thursday, April 9 2015

Jessie Ware Performs “Say You Love Me” on ‘The Late Late Show’

British neo-soul singer Jessie Ware performed "Say You Love Me" last night on The Late Late Show last night. The song is a gorgeous, R&B slow-burner that escalates to soaring pop anthem.


Monday, April 6 2015

Estelle: True Romance

The British singer-songwriter returns with a wide range of styles to conquer our imaginations. The result? A partial victory.


Tuesday, March 31 2015

Leon Bridges Is the Music Man of the Moment

The man and his music were seemingly on everyone’s lips, and his final showcase of the festival, an intimate performance at St. David’s Episcopal Church, drew so many people it was very nearly shut down by the fire marshal.


Friday, March 27 2015

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

The Chicago 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.


Bettye LaVette: Worthy (Reviews) [29.Jan.15]
Sam Hunt: Montevallo (Reviews) [19.Nov.14]
Jerry Lee Lewis: Rock & Roll Time (Reviews) [29.Oct.14]
I’m Rick James’ Bio, Bitch! (Columns) [27.Oct.14]
Gary Clark Jr.: Live (Reviews) [23.Oct.14]
Jessie Ware: Tough Love (Reviews) [22.Oct.14]
Ry Cooder: Soundtracks (Reviews) [17.Oct.14]
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]
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