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Features

Thursday, December 20 2012

The Best R&B of 2012

R&B was as vibrant and diverse a genre as any in 2012, a year that saw the rise of breakout acts and the returns of old-school vets.


Sunday, January 1 2012

The Best Hopes to Break Out in 2012

The year ahead looks to be an exciting one with the emergence of wealth of great new music waiting in the wings. Will Alabama Shakes be the toast of 2012? Will 2012 be a banner year for forward-thinking hip-hop and R&B? And let's not forget all the great new bands expected to break big in 2012.


Reviews

Wednesday, October 9 2013

Alabama Shakes: 19 September 2013 - Charleston, SC

Ms. Howard isn't much for talking between songs, yet when she does there comes from her mouth a gravity of soul and generous humor that stands in glaring contrast to the subject matter of her lyrics.


Sunday, April 8 2012

Alabama Shakes: Boys & Girls

More than just a debut album, this is an introduction to a band you thought you knew for years, but are just fortunate enough to meet now.


Blogs

Friday, June 8 2012

Jack White + Alabama Shakes: 21 May 2012 - New York

Jack White brought Los Buzzardos and a treasure trove of songs to Roseland for the first of two sold out nights.


Monday, April 9 2012

Spotlight On: Alabama Shakes

Alabama Shakes are having their moment in the sun, one that looks to continue for a good long while, thankfully.


Friday, October 21 2011

CMJ 2011: EMA + Marques Toliver + Alabama Shakes + Dry the River + Lydia

The High Road Touring Showcase at Bowery Ballroom let EMA's scuzzy grandeur shine, buoyed by a showstopping performance from soulful Alabama Shakes and an engaging set by Marques Toliver.


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