Almost Persuaded is a sweet and luxuriant confection. It conjures the feeling of white-hot days spent sunbathing and lying by the sea, followed by neon-lit nights of romance and intrigue, and it couldn't be more suited to a summer release.
David Bowie's well-received Record Store Day 2018 collection goes on general release via CD, streaming and download.
Sounding vibrant, perky and totally committed, Joan Armatrading returns with an album characterized by rock nous and pop sensibility.
Gretchen Peters Tells American Stories on 'Dancing With the Beast' Marked by an Abundance of Compassion
This is a dark album, to put it mildly, with songs that manage, with deft use of language, to cram a whole epic into three minutes.
Nellie McKay's 'Sister Orchid' Evokes Dusty Rooms, Yellowed Sepia Prints, Faded Beauty, and Heartache
Nellie McKay takes on pre-rock standards, giving them a ghostly, after-midnight makeover on Sister Orchid.
The 1980s yacht-rocker Robbie Dupree gets the remastered reissue treatment from a new label.
After the comparatively brash Warp And Weft, the geology-pop legend Laura Veirs returns with a more elaborate, luxurious sound for her tenth long-player.
'The Essential Eric Andersen' Is Truly Essential As It Covers the Breadth of the Folk Legend's Career
The first, double-disc, multi-label anthology of the sometimes overlooked singer/songwriter Eric Andersen tells a compelling tale.
In this engaging patchwork of LGBT life in British film and TV, subjects were initially filmed from behind to protect their anonymity. But soon they stepped out of the shadows and faced the camera, undisguised.
With the release of three lost classics by the underrated '70s funk quartet now available, Maxayan talks with PopMatters about her music and "the storm" that is life as a black woman in America.