Thursday, January 10 2013
In lieu of our regular monthly overview, this edition of “Listening Ahead” offers up an early 2013 preview with sneak peaks of some of the best and most intriguing albums that the coming months have to offer.
Thursday, December 29 2011
The year's best new and emerging artists range across the musical spectrum from forward thinking R&B to classic soul, from a bevy of exciting new hip-hop talent to great new hopes for indie rock and Americana. 2011 shows that music is always pushing forward even as it dips into the past.
Monday, December 19 2011
If you ask a critic or music fan to define Americana, be prepared for an avalanche of diverse responses of opinion. Still, there remain some constant benchmarks, such as pedal steel, fiddle, acoustic guitars -- and good songwriting.
Thursday, February 28 2013
Miracle Temple will remind you of genre names, of country and soul and tags like alt- and neo-, but it's none of those things. It's a brilliant new sound from a band that's just getting started.
Tuesday, June 21 2011
Mount Moriah is a fitting tribute to many Southern musical traditions, but it also pulls them into the present in fascinating and vital ways.
Friday, November 1 2013
"Miracle Temple Holiness" is a timely reminder that Mount Moriah's Miracle Temple is one of the breakthrough albums of 2013.