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Music Review: Camper Van Beethoven – ‘New Roman Times’ [Deluxe Edition]

Camper Van Beethoven

This re-release shows Camper Van Beethoven at their best as a talented, sometimes wacky and always unpredictable band. Read More »

Interview: Thomas Crawford, Conductor of the American Classical Orchestra, on Performing Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert on Original Instruments

Thomas Crawford conducts the American Classical Orchestra and Chorus

I've heard it said many times and I agree that the period-instrument movement was one of the two or three most refreshing and lifeblood-giving events in a century to keep classical music alive. Read More »

Music Review: Various Artists – ’40 Below Records & Friends Vol. 1′ (Including KaiL Baxley, John Mayall, & Walter Trout)

40 Below Records

This sampler introduces an eclectic group of rock, blues and Americana artists, Read More »

Music Review: Karla Harris – ‘Sings the Dave and Iola Brubeck Songbook’

Karla Harris

Karla Harris has old school vocal chops, and pianist Ted Howe’s arrangements make sure she has the perfect canvas to use them. Read More »

Music Review: John Helix – ‘Chronic Happiness’

John Helix Chronic Happiness

If you ever wondered what would happen if an English professor wrote music, look no further. Read More »

Music Review: Tinsley Ellis – ‘Tough Love’

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Tinsley Ellis has been making outstanding music since his teens, and has been loved by legions of fans for many years now. Tough Love is his third release on his own Heartfixer Music label, following the brilliant Midnight Blue. That album should have been hard to match, but Tough Love has done it. This one is indeed often tough and ... Read More »

Music Review: JJ Grey & Mofro – ‘Ol’ Glory’

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A new album of old-timey soul music with a blue-eyed southern twist has a perfect fusion of sound and sensibility and is up there with JJ Grey & Mofro's best. Read More »

MPS Records’ Back Catalog Release Includes Jim Hall and Hank Jones Trio

Hank Jones Trio

MPS Records to release back catalog including some jazz legends. Read More »

From Loony to Legit: Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga Surprise with Authentic and Authoritative Performances

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What a shock it'll be if it's shock-performers like Cyrus and Gaga who engineer revivals of classic soul and musical-theater stylings. Read More »

Music Review: Curtis Nowosad – ‘Dialectics’

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Together the ensemble produces a nine-tune set that does full justice to a dialectic of harmonic truth. Read More »