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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.


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.


Tuesday, November 25 2014

Andy Stott: Faith in Strangers

With an astonishing lead single and an enveloping album besides, the Manchester producer offers the most vivid expression of his ghostly, brooding vision yet.


Monday, November 10 2014

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.


Emma Donovan & The PutBacks - “Dawn” EPK (video) (Premiere)

Take an advanced look at the recording process behind the funky forthcoming album by the Australian soul outfit Emma Donovan & The PutBacks.


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