Thursday, April 29 2010
Monday, April 5 2010
Those tough lessons have settled deep in Jones' voice; the hard rasp is sanded down some, the emotions subtler than on the previous record -- but perhaps more volatile in their restraint.
Monday, August 10 2009
Tuesday, February 17 2009
The communal spirit seems almost sacrosanct to its attendees and artists, some of whom invoke the term 'commune' in the footage on this disc.
Monday, July 28 2008
The venerable Brooklyn label's second singles round-up includes songs by Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, Charles Bradley, Lee Fields, and Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings.
Thursday, March 6 2008
Rightly or wrongly, black audiences have always tended to chase musical innovation, not musical reverence.
Sunday, September 30 2007
Jones' powerful voice and the Dap-Kings' soul expertise are a natural fit for each other.