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Slipped Discs 2011 - Part 1: From 13Ghosts to Friendly Fires
30 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM
The three-day 2011 edition of Slipped Discs -- where we feature great albums that missed our Best Albums of 2011 -- kicks off with Akron/Family's most experimental work, Kate Bush's sound poetry, the stunning Anna Calvi, the brilliant hip-hop of Drake, and many more.
The Best Singer-Songwriter Albums of 2007
12 Dec 2007 // 3:59 PM
What unites these artists is an individual presence -- a voice -- that is powerful enough to carry an entire album without retreating to the cozy confines of a band.
Ry Cooder: Soundtracks
16 Oct 2014 // 9:06 PM
Rhino’s seven CD retrospective box set Soundtracks covers off the bulk of Ry Cooder’s ‘80s film work. Interesting and varied, this is a worthy re-issue.
Ry Cooder and Corridos Famosos: Live
12 Nov 2013 // 9:02 PM
Ry Cooder rarely plays in public these days, so this live set of 11 songs he’s recorded over his multi-decade career, plus one wild card, is a rare treat.