Kenny G – New Standards

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“New Standards”, the 15th studio album by saxophonist Kenny G, was released today. After a five-year hiatus from recording, the 65-year-old smooth jazz maestro is back with his latest opus, inspired by the jazz ballads of the 50s and 60s. “New Standards” is a beautiful collection of eleven original songs … Continue Reading →

Desi Valentine: Healer and Singer with a Unique Vocal Tone

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In September of 2016, Desi Valentine’s unique vocals got universal attention when his power ballad, “Fate Don’t Know You”, played in the midseason finale of Suits. The song was released as a single the same day as its feature in season six of the legal drama series and it received … Continue Reading →

Fools Garden – Captain… Coast Is Clear

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German pop rock band Fools Garden has released their eleventh studio album, entitled “Captain… Coast Is Clear”. While they are sometimes seen as a one-hit wonder, Fools Garden’s catalog has much more to offer than just the international smash hit “Lemon Tree” from the third album, “Dish Of The Day”. … Continue Reading →

Review: Sting – The Bridge

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If someone knows what it means to be in between, it’s Sting. In between countries, in between genres, in between generations. In a prolific career that spans over five decades, the singer has never been one to accept limitations or bow down to barriers. Already in the 70s and 80s, … Continue Reading →

Courtney Barnett – Things Take Time, Take Time

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Australia’s Courtney Barnett has released her third solo studio album, “Things Take Time, Take Time”. Since her acclaimed 2015 debut, “Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit”, Barnett is widely known for her deadpan style of singing with deliberate lack of emotion despite the wittiness of her … Continue Reading →

Michael Patrick Kelly – B.O.A.T.S

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Irish-American singer and songwriter Michael Patrick Kelly has published his fifth solo studio album, entitled “B.O.A.T.S”. The Germany-based musician rose to fame in Europe as a member of The Kelly Family in the 90s when he was popularly known as Paddy. The Kelly Family’s mega hit “An Angel”, was written … Continue Reading →

Review: Diana Ross – Thank You

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It’s a pleasure to see Diana Ross return with a new full-length release. “Thank You” is her first record of originals in over 20 years, yet the songs sound familiar, which seems to be very much intentional. The album consists of 13 tracks with a cool blend of soul and … Continue Reading →

Monique DeBose – A Musician with Soul and Transformational Power

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Soul music is a genre, but music with soul is Monique DeBose’s calling. For her, it’s not simply about making music, it’s about creating an experience that will transform whoever listens to her songs. DeBose is not only a beautiful singer, she’s also a motivational speaker and life coach. In … Continue Reading →

Poetica

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A unique musical project, called Poetica, has blossomed into a full-blown album that is available now. The self-titled record is a joint labor of love created by three-time Grammy-nominated cellist Dave Eggar and vocalist Rachael Sage who was nominated for Icon Of The Year at the 4th annual Pop Awards … Continue Reading →

Purple Disco Machine – Exotica

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“Exotica”, the second studio album by German DJ and producer Purple Disco Machine, has been released. The hitmaker from Dresden published his first full-length record in 2017 which includes collaborations with CeeLo Green, Faithless, and Kool Keith, among others. He has since produced dance remixes for superstars like Dua Lipa, … Continue Reading →