These four emcees put their respective egos aside to create a very solid, very listenable record full of clever punchlines, intriguing storytelling, and shoulder-brushing braggadocio.
The Media Circus Begins in ‘Best of Enemies’
Omar Souleyman: Bahdeni Nami
Various Artists: Shirley Inspired
Mark Springer: The Watching Bird / The Rip Rig and Panic Piano Solos
'Tangerines' Is a Passionate Plea for Diplomacy and Coexistence
'Listen to Me Marlon' Makes It Clear That for Marlon Brando, Acting Was Surviving
The Internet: Ego Death (take 2)
'Five Easy Pieces' Must Be Appreciated on Its Own Cantankerous Terms
"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.