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These finely edited features present the music and voices of artists discussing their songs, their sounds, their bands, their lives and their creative influences.
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- Chuck Wicks: Turning Point
- Green River Ordinance: Fifteen
- Jack Wall: Call of Duty, Black Ops III
- Black Violin: Stereotypes
- Glen Hansard: Didn’t He Ramble
- Dominik Scherrer: The Missing
- Jonathan McReynolds: Life Music, Stage Two
- Bobby Long: Ode To Thinking
- Alicia Witt: Revisionary History
- Angaleena Presley: American Middle Class
- Pat McGee: Pat McGee
- John Anderson: Goldmine
- Whitey Morgan: Sonic Ranch
- Anat Cohen: Luminosa
- Meredith Monk: Piano Songs
- Gretchen Peters: Blackbirds
- Louise Goffin: Appleonfire
- Mohammed Fairouz: Follow, Poet
- Michael J. Smith & Friends: The Spirit of Christmas
- Patty Larkin: Still Green
- Somi: The Lagos Music Salon
- The Barr Brothers: Sleeping Operator
- Lee Ann Womack: The Way I’m Livin’
- Montell Jordan: Captured
- Marco Benevento: Swift
Monthly Archives: May 2001
Rosie Flores’ seventh solo CD finds the renowned singer-songwriter and guitarist moving into new musical territory with style and grace. On "Speed of Sound," Flores lends her distinctive voice to several jazzy ballads, and gives us rockabilly songs that swing. … Continue reading
Tammy Cochran’s debut on Epic is a remarkable display of passion and grace about weathering life’s ups and downs and emerging all-the-wiser. Cochran spent two years looking for the right songs – stories that people in similar circumstances could understand … Continue reading
Marcus Miller is one of the electric bass guitar’s most accomplished and adventurous players. His latest CD, "M2," appropriately subtitled, "Power and Grace," features his unique fusion of classic and modern funk and jazz. It also introduces listeners to Miller … Continue reading
Mr. Short Khop’s debut on TVT Records marks the end of a long road for the West Coast Hip Hop artist. While Da Khop Shop is above all a party album, this long-awaited release has a street-smart edge and a … Continue reading
Stabbing Westward’s latest CD is an audacious and inspiring leap. The platinum-selling group has shelved their industrial-metal sound and emerged as a striking and powerful guitar-driven rock band. Singer/songwriter Christopher Hall’s writing and vocals have never been better, and the … Continue reading