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'Long Hot Summers' Is a Lavish, Long-Overdue Boxed Set from the Style Council

Paul Weller's misunderstood, underappreciated '80s soul-pop outfit the Style Council are the subject of a multi-disc collection that's perfect for the uninitiated and a great nostalgia trip for those who heard it all the first time.

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A Girl Called Eddy Returns After 16 Years With Sophomore Masterpiece 'Been Around'

Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Erin Moran (a.k.a. A Girl Called Eddy) delivers her long-awaited new album, Been Around, a spellbinding collection of soul pop perfection.

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Ahead of the Curve: An Interview with Patrice Rushen

Jazz composer and R&B artist Patrice Rushen talks about how she fought for control of her music and her career in the late 1970s at Elektra -- and produced an extraordinary run of jazz-R&B-disco hybrid albums that the industry wasn't quite ready for.

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Fave Five: Mamas Gun - Five Albums Where the Voice Is King

Songwriter Andy Platts has played for everyone from Corinne Bailey Rae to Beyoncé and has written hits for K-Pop stars. However, his home base is UK soul outfit Mamas Gun, now going a decade strong. Celebrate their new album with Andy's picks of "Five Albums Where the Voice Is King".

Evan Sawdey
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How Tami Neilson Left Canada for Love and Became a Singing Sensation in New Zealand, Then the World

Tami Neilson's SASSAFRASS! is an unexpected delight that speaks to the climate of feminism in 2018. The extraordinary singer tells us about her experiences in this new interview.

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Tami Neilson Is Woke on 'SASSAFRASS!'

SASSAFRASS! is a sly act of subversion as Tami Neilson's vocals and lyrics are unapologetic as she confidently calls for equality.

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Tami Neilson Takes on Sexism with "Stay Outta My Business" (premiere)

Rock 'n' soul singer extraordinaire Tami Neilson shares a powerful song of female empowerment with "Stay Outta My Business".

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The Shacks Enchant Audience at Baby's All Right

The Shacks are an entrancing band whose debut, Haze, is a strong album steeped in faded days of R&B and rock.

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Whitney Houston: I Wish You Love: More From the Bodyguard

Mixing some bland "alternate" and "film" versions of Whitney Houston's six songs included on The Bodyguard with exemplary live cuts, this latest posthumous collection for the singer focuses on pleasing hardcore fans and virtually no one else.


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