Mavis Staples
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Features // 4 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 10 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
News // 3 Articles
//Features

The 70 Best Albums of 2010
23 Dec 2010 // 4:00 PM

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.

The Best Female Artists of 2010
8 Dec 2010 // 3:00 PM

While the men were showing us their dark and beautiful fantasies, or pulling us into their high brooding violet, the women were absolutely taking over 2010.

//Columns

Saturday Night, Sunday Morning: Gospel Music in a Secular World
17 Apr 2013 // 5:30 PM

Critically, commercially and historically, gospel is the great overlooked American music, maybe because few genres of music force you to confront your beliefs so immediately.

//Reviews

Mavis Staples: Your Good Fortune
26 May 2015 // 9:00 PM

Though only four songs long, her latest, Your Good Fortune, offers a succinct summation of Staples’ range and ability.

Van Morrison: Duets: Re-Working The Back Catalogue
23 Mar 2015 // 8:05 PM

Forgoing the obvious hits and contemporary pop star collaborators, iconoclast Van Morrison raises the bar for what duet albums can and should be.

//Blogs

2015 Nelsonville Music Festival - 28-31 May, 2015 (Photos)
3 Jun 2015 // 12:00 AM

Merle Haggard, St. Vincent, and the Flaming Lips headed up another eclectic year at Ohio's Nelsonville Music Festival.

//News

Mavis Staples Brings the Joy, But It's Complicated
12 Feb 2016 // 4:28 AM

Mavis Staples: “I’ve been making people cry down through the years, and this time I wanted to make them smile.”

Sound of Civil Rights Rings Out in Resurrected Staple Singers Records
2 Mar 2015 // 4:45 AM

It was as though some force were propelling the Staple Singers into the public consciousness again, timed to coincide with the arrival of a pair of resurrected recordings.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Violin Virtuoso L. Subramaniam Mesmerizes in Rare New York Performance (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Co-presented by the World Music Institute, the 92Y hosted a rare and mesmerizing performance from India's violin virtuoso L. Subramaniam.

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