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Music Reviews: Emily Mure - 'Worth' and Bob Bradshaw - 'American Echoes'

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 05:00:00 UT

Tragic overtones aside, the smooth beauty of Emily Mure's music leaves a quietly happy echo, while Bob Bradshaw's 'American Echoes' shows a singer, songwriter, and bandleader in full command of his muse.

Music Review: Samantha Fox - 'Play It Again, Sam: The Fox Box'

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 05:00:00 UT

This two-CD/two-DVD set chronicles the eclectic pop singer's hits, rarities, and videos of the '80s, '90s, and beyond.

Music Review: Todd Rundgren - 'White Knight'

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 05:00:00 UT

Simply put, this is the best Todd Rundgren album in a very long time.

Music Review: Ray Wylie Hubbard - 'Tell the Devil.I'm Gettin' There as Fast as I Can'

Wed, 9 Aug 2017 05:00:00 UT

God and the Devil figure prominently in the Texas troubadour's magnificent and dark new opus. But it's music itself that's authentically sacred in the world he creates.

Music Review: Various Artists - 'Julie's Greenroom' (Music from the Netflix Original Series)

Mon, 7 Aug 2017 05:00:00 UT

This delightful children's educational arts series soundtrack should have been subtitled "Volume 1" since it does not include all the strong works from the first season of the Netflix show, but it still impresses thanks to varied instrumentation and talented guest star performances.

Music Review: Alison Moyet - 'Other'

Fri, 4 Aug 2017 05:00:00 UT

Though an experimental spirit hovers over her new album, Alison Moyet's writing mojo remains as strong as her forever-unmistakeable voice. 'Other' is as vital as anything she's ever done.

Movie Review: 'Who the F**k Is That Guy? The Fabulous Journey of Michael Alago' Directed by Drew Stone

Wed, 2 Aug 2017 05:00:00 UT

'Who the F**k Is That Guy? The Fabulous Journey of Michael Alago' portrays one life made richer by the love of music, while other lives are made equally richer by love for him.

Music Review: Dave Kline Band - 'Shifting Borders'

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 05:00:00 UT

Shifting Borders is a cocktail that embraces the music of multiple cultures and merges them together into a melodic brew.

Music Review: The Cheap Ensemble - 'The Cheap Ensemble'

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 05:00:00 UT

The Cheap Ensemble's self-titled release is fraught with ambient soundscapes that lure listeners along a path of blissful swells.

Movie Review: 'Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World'

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 05:00:00 UT

'Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World' will make you listen to everything from country to jazz, blues, and rock in a whole new way.

DVD Review: 'Gospel According to Al Green' by Robert Mugge

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 05:00:00 UT

For insight you'll get nowhere else into one of the most interesting artists of his era, pick up this re-release of Mugge's 1984 profile of the born-again singer.

Music Review: Gabe Evens - 'The Wrong Waltz'

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 05:00:00 UT

Evens' work combines structured patterns with his skill to invent notations, making his talent most appreciated in scholarly circles.

Music Review: Kenji Bunch - 'The Snow Queen' Ballet Score from Orchestra Next

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 05:00:00 UT

This suite is full of heart and likely to move yours, and while it might make you wish you could see the ballet, it won't leave you frozen.

Music Review: Simon Sammut - 'Crossing'

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 05:00:00 UT

These are instrumentals, ambient and ethereal, designed for the individual to savor and assess their meaning.

Music Review: Jason Ricci and The Bad Kind - 'Approved by Snakes'

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 05:00:00 UT

Whether you like it or whether you don't, this album will move you. Like the label says, it is "Explicit" in every sense of the word.