Thursday, January 29 2015
More than 50 years into her career, Bettye LaVette still has a voice for the ages.
Wednesday, December 3 2014
Genuine artistic growth or a cheap ploy to adhere to popular culture's latest trend in music?
Wednesday, November 19 2014
Sam Hunt records his first full-length LP, makes an argument about genre, and is still problematic about women.
Monday, November 10 2014
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.
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.
Wednesday, October 29 2014
The Killer makes an album worthy of his reputation, aided by an all-star cast and co-producer (and fellow music legend) Jim Keltner.
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.