Robert Randolph & The Family Band – Brighter Days

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Robert Randolph & The Family Band release their sixth studio album, “Brighter Days”. Led by renowned pedal steel guitarist and singer Robert Randolph, the three-time Grammy-nominated band from New Jersey delivers an eclectic mix of blues, funk, soul, gospel, and rock ‘n’ roll since 2001. The band’s new ten-track LP … Continue Reading →

Half Alive – Now, Not Yet

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Electropop trio Half Alive has released their debut studio album “Now, Not Yet”. Formed in 2016, the group from Long Beach, California, had their breakthrough in 2018 with the single “Still Feel”. The uniquely choreographed music video of the song attracted a lot of attention which led to a major … Continue Reading →

Grace Carter’s Music turns the Darkness to Light

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British singer and songwriter Grace Carter could be the “Saving Grace” in this topsy-turvy world. The songs she has published so far, like her 2017 debut single “Silence” and other piano-inspired releases like “Heal Me”, undress vulnerability to the bone, daring listeners to shed their worn heartache and beat new … Continue Reading →

The Luck – Ready To Run

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British folk rock duo The Luck releases their debut album, “Ready To Run”. The London-based brother and sister duo is comprised of Max and Esmay Luck, who name Tom Petty and Fleetwood Mac, as well as travelling through California, as sources of inspiration for writing songs and developing their sound. … Continue Reading →

Freya Ridings

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British singer-songwriter Freya Ridings releases her self-titled debut album today. The 25-year-old Londoner is best known for her 2017 single “Lost Without You”, which became a hit after it was featured on the reality show Love Island. The album also includes her 2019 single “You Mean The World To Me”, … Continue Reading →

Review: Elle Varner – Ellevation

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As a genre, R&B is loaded with tropes: the songs describe lost love, sensual longing, melodramatic tension, and affirmations of genuine love and connection. While there’s no problem with any of these tropes, their prevalence has, to a certain degree, led to staleness in the genre. On Elle Varner’s sophomore … Continue Reading →

Heather Nova – Pearl

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“Pearl”, the tenth studio album by Heather Nova, is out now. The new LP from the Bermudian folk rock musician comes 25 years after her breakout album “Oyster” and features the singles “Just Kids” and “The Wounds We Bled”, as well as the standout song “See Yourself”. Heather Nova, who … Continue Reading →

Review: Willie Nelson – Ride Me Back Home

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On his latest studio album, “Ride Me Back Home”, Willie Nelson’s subject matter is what you might expect from a man of eighty-six: he celebrates his music, laments and accepts that he’s aging, and reminisces about his life. Although Nelson’s gentle vibrato is unmistakable, and his twangy production is familiar, … Continue Reading →

Diana Rein – Queen Of My Castle

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Blues guitarist and singer Diana Rein has released her third studio album, titled “Queen Of My Castle”. Diana’s parents fled communist Romania in 1981 when she was three years old, raising her in Chicago where she attended performing arts school, which led to acting roles in the classic 90s comedies … Continue Reading →

Madonna – Madame X

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Madonna has published her 14th studio album, entitled “Madame X”. At age 60, the Queen of Pop remains the best-selling female recording artist and the highest-grossing solo touring artist of all time. Madonna wrote her new album in Portugal, where she relocated in 2017. “Madame X” comes with a number … Continue Reading →

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