Five new CDs with international flavor capture the blues, jazz and kitschy Italian pop music from the 1960s in all its feminine glory.
Artists like Bonnie Raitt, Michael Franti, Pete Seeger, and the Indigo Girls are coming together on the two-disc, 24 track compilation “Buy This Fracking Album” (June 16th) to take a stand against fracking.
Here are some standout releases to consider next time you’re in your local record store.
Here are some music release highlights for February 2015
With a cover that looks like it came straight from the 1960s, “Lonely & Blue: The Deepest Soul of Otis Redding” puts the spotlight on the soul man’s slow songs.
Here’s our Oct. 15, 2012, update on vinyl records, CDs, Blu-rays, DVDs and music-related books. Featured artists include Rolling Stones, Johnny Cash, Peter Garbriel and Freddie Mercury.
For the 40th anniversary of Jethro Tull’s ‘Thick As A Brick’ album, vocalist and flutist Ian Anderson has conceived an ambitious sequel and StCleve.com, a reimagining of the original album cover. The fate of character Gerald Bostock is now in the hands of The Ian Anderson Band, now on a worldwide tour.
This album is a major treat for Hornsby fans and people who enjoy live albums alike.
This Stax release is more for a casual fan or first-time listener, for whom it’s bound to be a treasure trove.
Savvy producer Don Was keeps the sonic palette of the Williams’ album “Blessed” shifting.