Steve Hackett’s The Night Siren is the ex-Genesis guitarist’s 25th solo studio album and quite the global affair. There are musicians here from so many different countries, recordings made in a lot of different places, music files sent here and there, all with Hackett’s superb guitar speaking throughout.
Catching David Bowie prior to his celebrated Brian Eno/Berlin period, the genius rock and roll chameleon we lost last year makes his star presence known in this ‘legal’ issue of one of his most infamous 70’s bootlegs. Recorded at New York’s Nassau Coliseum in 1976, on Bowie’s “Thin White Duke” tour, here we get a 16-song concert pulling from the big Bowie releases of the time.
Khalid American Teen RCA Records American Teen is 15 tracks of confessional, resonant, and relatable lyrics. Musically, it’s soulful, open, and honest, […]
Piano Portraits is the purest way to appreciate Rick Wakeman’s still monstrous talent. This is about as good as it gets from real rock royalty appreciating their influences.
I’m afraid Colin Hay does it yet again. From the pain of losing his father, he explored on Gathering Mercury, his rumination on the randomness of life on Next Year People to this collection of hopeful tunes Fierce Mercury, the ex-Men At Work front man seems to keep mining his ever fruitful well of wonderful songsmithing
Wyclef Jean J’ouvert (Heads Music, LLC) In 1994, Wyclef Jean, Lauryn Hill, and Prakazrel Michel – the latter of whom went by […]
Zane Smith Black (Smith Mincey Productions) This album Black is a depiction of Zane Smith’s thoughts while going through a depression. I […]
Cashmere Cat Wild Love (self-released) I try to stay abreast of current music; I keep an eye on the Billboard charts and […]
Gabriel Garzón-Montano Jardin (Stones Throw Records) Drake enthusiasts will immediately recognize the voice of multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Garzón-Montano from the chorus of “Jungle,” […]