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.
He may not be a household name, but Stephen Kalinich has had his material recorded with Brian Wilson and Sir Paul McCartney — pretty good company.
With her new album, “Horses and Heels,” coming out, Marianne Faithfull will be showcasing new material when she join this year’s Montreal Jazz Festival.