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Santana: Shape Shifter
26 Jun 2012 // 6:01 PM

In spite of its title, Carlos and company don't really do a lot of shape-shifting on this roundly insipid record. It's depressing that Santana, an artist who is so clearly capable of creating frenetic, passionate - sexy even - music, has produced something so soullessly inert.

Carlos Santana, Managing His Legacy: 'Santana: Greatest Hits Live At Montreux 2011'
13 Mar 2012 // 6:00 PM

Carlos Santana: Musical visionary or an A&R department lackey? Both are present, here.


12 Must-Have Songs for Your Halloween Playlist
29 Oct 2014 // 4:51 AM

Before you go out to your favorite haunted house or visit your favorite witchy woman, be sure to have the proper monster music handy.

Hey Gibson, Let’s Talk Guitar Albums: An Alternative Top 10
18 Aug 2010 // 10:25 PM

When it comes to matters of taste and ranking (a particularly combustible combination), there is no pleasing everyone. In fact, there is no pleasing anyone, since the list makers themselves are invariably disappointed or frustrated. And yet...


Carlos Santana to play the Blues in Las Vegas
28 Feb 2012 // 11:35 PM

LOS ANGELES — Just for a moment, as Carlos Santana was outlining the philosophy underlying his latest business venture, it started to sound as if he

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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