Reviews // 4 Articles
Part 3: Curtis Mayfield to The English Beat (1970-1980)
17 Jul 2007 // 5:00 PM
"Just a spoon full of sugar helps the medicine, go down .." Julie Andrews sang in Mary Poppins. Indeed, a bitter dose of angry words in need of saying, and set to a beat, quite effectively gets heard.
To Fully Appreciate the Wailers, We Must Fully Appreciate What Formed Them: 'The Natural Mystics'
25 Oct 2011 // 4:00 PM
This biography of a band often feels more like the biography of a nation. That's not necessarily a bad thing.
Peter Tosh: Legalize It / Equal Rights
23 Jun 2011 // 4:00 PM
These discs tell brilliantly the story of Tosh's first two utterly essential albums, from the struggle of Legalize It to the bursting creativity and anger of Equal Rights.