Reviews

Review: Meghan Trainor – Takin’ It Back

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Since she stomped to the top of the charts with her body-positive hit single “All About That Bass” in 2014, Meghan Trainor has successfully experimented with several musical genres, from R&B and hip-hop on her album “Thank You”, to dance-pop on her album “Treat Myself”. She has now come up … Continue Reading →

Review: Jonathan Jeremiah – Horsepower For The Streets

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When old-school soul and a London lad meet, it creates something magical. With his unique, warm, and vibrant voice, his lyrics that tell a story, his guitar skills, and his intricate and emotional arrangements, Jonathan Jeremiah has been compared to iconic singers such as Serge Gainsbourg and Scott Walker. These … Continue Reading →

Review: The Game – Drillmatic – Heart Vs. Mind

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The Game just dropped his eleventh studio album, “Drillmatic – Heart Vs. Mind”, and it’s getting a lot of attention for the wrong reasons. But there are a lot of right reasons why this album is a great body of work. The Game teamed up with producer Hit-Boy to make … Continue Reading →

Review: Hannah Baiardi – Magic

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Not many voices can move you to your very core. But Hannah Baiardi is one of them. The young musician is releasing “Magic”, her third studio album, and it’s really worth the experience. The American artist studied jazz at the University of Michigan, but what she does with music cannot … Continue Reading →

Review: Eric Roberson – Lessons

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Eric Roberson is back at it. Criminally underrated, he has built a loyal following since his debut LP, “Esoteric”, came out in 2001. Sporting his characteristic velvety tone and lyrical wizardry, the King of Indie Soul is releasing his ninth full-length album, “Lessons”. The previews we’ve heard – like the … Continue Reading →

Review: Alma Naidu – Alma

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On her debut single, “White Tulip”, jazz singer Alma Naidu captives the audience with three minutes of enchanting ad-libs. Over a steady drumbeat and melodic piano on a truly dynamic track, she scats along after a brief lyrical introduction, with her ethereal voice giving us more and more moments of … Continue Reading →

Review: Mary J. Blige – Good Morning Gorgeous

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Bold, powerful and unapologetic. How else could we define the undisputed Queen of Hip-Hop Soul? She is beautiful and strong. She is Mary J. Blige. The R&B songstress, who recently celebrated her 51st birthday, is set to blow us away with a Super Bowl halftime appearance alongside the likes of … 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 →

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 →

Review: Santana – Blessings And Miracles

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The unique sound of Carlos Santana’s guitar is legendary. He is one of these rare musicians who not only play their instrument skillfully but truly make it sing. Throughout his exceptional career, both as a solo artist and as the lead musician of his band, the Mexican-American virtuoso has touched … Continue Reading →