Admirers have likened Eli “Paperboy” Reed to such luminaries as Otis Redding and Wilson Pickett, but he’s not merely trying to recreate a sound — Reed is channeling his influences and inspirations into making something all his own. “For me,” saysReed, “it’s all about writing pop songs. Soul music was the greatest pop music of the 20th century. I’m not […]
Do To The Beast is the first new album by The Afghan Whigs in over a decade and a half. Founded in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1988, the band has long stood out from its peers, with their savage blend of hard rock, classic soul, and frontman Greg Dulli’s searing angst and obsessions. The new album is […]
Kelis describes her sixth album as “a kind of unspoken lovefest”, involving two unlikely partners. On the one hand, there is Kelis Rogers, who first came to prominence singing the hook of Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s 1999 hit ‘Got Your Money’. This was the visually and sonically compelling 20 year-old whose debut album ‘Kaleidoscope’ helped usher in the wave of sharp, […]
New Release Music 3/25/14: The Bad Plus, The Baseball Project, The Belle Brigade, Johnny Cash,The Hold Steady!, Liars, Chuck Ragan (Official),Shakira, SLEEPER/AGENT, and tons of other goodies!
New Beck album “Morning Phase” out Tuesday 2/25/14
Decisions is a collaboration between blues legend dubbed ‘King-of-the-Chitlin Circuit’ Bobby Rush with 7-piece funk band Blinddog Smokin’ and 6-time Grammy winner and Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dr. John. Rush’s last album was the Grammy nominated album Down In Louisiana. Despite the 50 year friendship of Rush and Dr. John, they had never recorded […]