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Thursday, December 16 2010

The Best Live Albums of 2010

Successful live albums are challenging things, judged by their ability to adequately portray the power of a performance. 2010 proved that even a strong crop of carefully staged and recorded recent shows could still be overshadowed by legendary sets of the past.


Thursday, January 24 2008

The Best Music DVDs of 2007

The last few years have seen some mind-blowing DVD repackaging of a wide variety of musically projects. 2007 is the best yet.


Reviews

Thursday, August 1 2013

Otis Redding: The Complete Stax/Volt Singles Collection

This sprawling new box featuring every A- and B-side Redding produced is a must for any fan of soul music and a reminder that the singer was truly one of the greatest treasures American popular music has ever produced.


Thursday, March 7 2013

Otis Redding: Lonely & Blue: The Deepest Soul Of Otis Redding

A new compilation of Otis' work focuses on the pain and sorrow behind the legendary voice.


Monday, February 23 2009

Otis Redding: Respect Live 1967

If Sam Cooke’s style is defined by a sort of grace and smoothness, Otis Redding’s feels more like that of a great force held in check, threatening to break loose.


Thursday, September 25 2008

Otis Redding: Live in London and Paris

Commercially issued in their entirety for the first time, these live sets from March 1967 show Redding and Booker T. & the MGs at their incendiary best.


Thursday, May 1 2008

Otis Redding: Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul

Essential listening for anyone interested in the artistic and emotional depth of American popular music, Redding’s Otis Blue is nothing short of spectacular.


Blogs

Monday, December 16 2013

CONTEST: Otis Redding - The Complete Stax/Volt Singles Collection + Bonus 45

Today we named Otis Redding's The Complete Stax/Volt Singles Collection as the #3 re-issue of the year. Here's your chance to win the set along with a bonus 45.


Thursday, December 8 2011

Counterbalance No. 61: 'Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul'

What you want you, well you got it and what you need, baby you got it, all I'm asking for is a little Counterbalance when I come home. This week at number 61, a 1965 classic from a legend of soul.


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