Alabama Shakes
Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 3 Articles
Blogs // 4 Articles
News // 1 Articles
Media // 1 Articles
//Features

The Best R&B of 2012
20 Dec 2012 // 4:00 PM

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.

The Best Hopes to Break Out in 2012
1 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

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

Alabama Shakes: Sound and Color
21 Apr 2015 // 8:06 PM

What makes the Alabama Shakes sound new is that they’re evidently devoted to their musical forebears -- everyone from Etta James and Aretha to Bowie and Zeppelin -- yet also coquettishly unfaithful to each one of them.

Alabama Shakes: 19 September 2013 - Charleston, SC
9 Oct 2013 // 10:00 PM

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.

//Blogs

Alabama Shakes + Questlove: MB Evolution Tour - Terminal 5, New York (Photos)
28 Jul 2014 // 9:00 PM

The free, traveling 'Evolution Tour' put together by Mercedes-Benz launched in New York with a performance from Alabama Shakes and some interactive art from Mr. Brainwash.

Jack White + Alabama Shakes: 21 May 2012 - New York
8 Jun 2012 // 3:00 AM

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

//News

Alabama Shakes Steps Out with Color and Confidence
21 Apr 2015 // 6:45 AM

Rather than stick with what’s familiar and known, and risk repeating themselves, the Shakes have taken the opportunity to leave home, and explore.

//Media

Spotlight On: Alabama Shakes 9 Apr 2012 // 5:00 AM

//Blogs

The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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