Emeli Sande’s new album REAL LIFE radiates infectious positivity

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In 2012, a few days before the release of her first album, British singer-songwriter Emeli Sande said in an interview: “These days nothing lasts. Music is like fast food – you’re in, then out.” However, throughout her decade-long career, Sande has shown that her own music is more like soul … Continue Reading →

Review: Asa – Lucid

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It was in 2007 that Asa, the Nigerian-French soul singer, first broke into our headphones, our playlists, and ultimately our hearts with her self-titled debut album. The album was a huge success with singles like “Jailer” and “Fire On The Mountain”. When I first heard “Jailer”, I was awestruck. Asa’s … Continue Reading →

Sabrina Claudio – Truth Is

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Sabrina Claudio has released her highly anticipated sophomore studio album, entitled “Truth Is”. The follow-up to Claudio’s debut LP, “About Time”, is an excellent album by the 23-year-old singer-songwriter from Miami, containing brilliant pop songs like “Rumors” featuring Zayn, “Holding The Gun”, and title track “Truth Is” which was co-written … Continue Reading →

Kristin Chenoweth – For The Girls

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“For The Girls”, the fifth studio album from actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth, has been released. Chenoweth has chosen songs originally performed by iconic female artists like Barbra Streisand and Doris Day for this twelve-track covers album. It includes a powerful rendition of “I’m A Woman” featuring Jennifer Hudson and … Continue Reading →

Zac Brown Band – The Owl

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Zac Brown Band release their sixth studio album, entitled “The Owl”. The eight-piece country band from Atlanta, Georgia, surprisingly worked with pop and EDM producers like Max Martin, Andrew DeRoberts, and Poo Bear for the new LP. “The Owl” is billed as the band’s most personal album and comes with … Continue Reading →

Review: The Brand New Heavies – TBNH

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The Brand New Heavies don’t have much left to prove. The acid jazz innovators – officially comprised of multi-instrumentalists Andrew Levy and Simon Bartholomew, joined by vocalist Angela Ricci for the band’s current world tour – have been exploring and revising their unique brand of funk for the past 35 … Continue Reading →

The Highwomen

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Country music supergroup The Highwomen has released their self-titled debut album. The newly-formed quartet of Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris, and Amanda Shires made their live performance debut in April and gave their first full concert in July at the Newport Folk Festival, previewing songs of their album. The … Continue Reading →

Johnny Gill – Game Changer 2

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Soul singer Johnny Gill releases “Game Changer 2”, his eighth solo studio album. Five years after his original “Game Changer” album, Gill presents a follow-up well worth the wait. “Game Changer 2” includes the beautiful lead single “Soul Of A Woman”, along other standout songs like “Fiesta” featuring Sheila E. … Continue Reading →

Lindsey Stirling – Artemis

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Lindsey Stirling is set to release her fourth studio album, titled “Artemis”. The EDM violinist, who turns 33 this month, won Billboard Music Awards for two of her albums, “Shatter Me” and “Brave Enough”, both of which reached the top ten on the US charts, while her self-titled debut album … Continue Reading →

Common allows Love to lead the way

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It’s been over 25 years since he released his debut album, “Can I Borrow A Dollar?”, and eleven albums later, Common doesn’t look like he is about to hit the brakes anytime soon. It’s hard not to pay attention to a Common song when it comes on. He has that … Continue Reading →

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