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Sunday, December 9 2012

The 75 Best Albums of 2012

From forward looking hip-hop and R&B to deep explorations of traditional roots music... from psychedelic pop masterpieces to ruminations on the economy, family, aging and disfunction... from genre-busting electronic music and jazz to rockin' indie... 2012 was a great year for new music.


Thursday, December 23 2010

The 70 Best Albums of 2010

The year's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.


Reviews

Wednesday, September 17 2014

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue + Galactic

New Orleans musicians rarely disappoint. They come from a world where music is practically akin to religion, and they always seem to know how to rise to the occasion.


Thursday, March 21 2013

Galactic: 27 February 2013 - San Diego, CA

The quintet has established a chemistry that many bands never reach, carving out a career as dedicated road warriors and party kings who always deliver the goods.


Monday, March 5 2012

Galactic's Lundi Gras Show: 20 February 2012 - New Orleans

It’s clear where this motley crowd and their swollen ankles have been: Galactic’s famous Lundi Gras show at Tipitina’s.


Monday, February 27 2012

Galactic: Carnivale Electricos

Galactic's concept album about Carnivale is just that, for better or for worse.


Tuesday, October 11 2011

Trombone Shorty: For True

If Lenny Kravitz came out of the New Orleans brass band scene ...


Blogs

Monday, April 14 2014

Galactic: 19 March 2014 - Solana Beach, CA

The band played like a championship basketball team throughout the night, passing the ball around and racking up assists to make sure the squad would have balanced scoring with great shots that came from the flow of the offense.


Wednesday, March 7 2012

Galactic: 25 February 2012 - New York

Galactic bring New Orleans funk to the Big Apple.


News

Tuesday, November 6 2007

Jam band records a hip-hop powered tribute to its broken home

In the weeks and months following Hurricane Katrina, much of the music made for and by the broken city of New Orleans was understandably mournful,


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