Monday, November 10 2014
Age has slowed her a bit, but at 75, the gospel great delivers
Friday, October 31 2014
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.
Monday, October 27 2014
Take an advanced look at the recording process behind the funky forthcoming album by the Australian soul outfit Emma Donovan & The PutBacks.
The majority of Glow is a blow-by-blow account of the drugs he took and the women he bedded. James either had a great memory, or he took remarkable notes.
Thursday, October 23 2014
The neo-soul of the Maytags' latest number, "Cassius", is an inviting sample of what's to come on the group's forthcoming EP, Nova.
This disc marks the official arrival of a major talent: clearly steeped in the blues tradition who can shift seamlessly between feedback-frenzied rawness and cool, old school soul and funk.
Wednesday, October 22 2014
Jessie Ware supplies more late-night soul on her sophomore effort, an album that finds her subtly expanding her much-lauded R&B sound.
Friday, October 17 2014
Rhino’s seven CD retrospective box set Soundtracks covers off the bulk of Ry Cooder’s ‘80s film work. Interesting and varied, this is a worthy re-issue.
Tuesday, October 14 2014
The brief video for the smooth electro-soul of Mozaic's four-part series "Unexpected Turns" leaves a whole lot of questions unanswered.