Outside the Lines

Outside the Lines

Texas singer/songwriter Cory Morrow's fifth album, released on his own Austin-based label, is a diverse package loaded with insightful lyrics and plenty of hooks.
Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

This DVD-Video from Eagle Vision's "Classic Albums" documentary series focuses on the making of Elvis Presley's self-titled debut album.
Gold

Gold

On her sixth studio album, vocalist Linda Eder makes a musical move that is sure to surprise longtime fans.
A Place to Land

A Place to Land

Four-part harmonies are the name of the game on Dakota Moon's sophomore outing, A Place to Land, which hits four years after its self-titled Elektra debut—that's a near-eternity in this business.
After Everything Now This

After Everything Now This

Few bands whose stars ascended in the '80s are making their best work now, but the Church is on a definite roll. Via Thirsty Ear in the U.S.
Shekinah 13 Artists

Shekinah 13 Artists

The first commercial recording to be jointly released by a college label and major record company, Shekinah (a word meaning "she who dwells within") is a satisfyingly unique project featuring 13 talented female graduates of the Berklee College of Music.
This Is Rock'N'Roll

This Is Rock'N'Roll

In 1990, the London Quireboys' debut album, A Bit of What You Fancy, was overshadowed by the success of the Black Crowes, another band of blues-rockers who wore their Humble Pie and Faces influences on their musical sleeves.
The Rebirth of Kirk Franklin

The Rebirth of Kirk Franklin

Gospel phenom Franklin continues to amaze with his first solo project since 1998's double-platinum Nu Nation Project.
Play Morricone

Play Morricone

One of the many beauties of jazz is how well a composition stemming from nearly any genre or cultural background can be improvised upon and taken through any number of permutations while still retaining its distinct personality.
Wanna Buy a Monkey?

Wanna Buy a Monkey?

Listening to Wanna Buy a Monkey? is like listening in on one of music's most eclectic, if not genre-bending, producers as he creates his own personal mixtape.
Bongolution

Bongolution

Considering the creative fervor that characterized black South African music during apartheid, it stood to reason that the end of this odious political system would bring about a remarkable musical ferment.
Pídemelo Todo

Pídemelo Todo

After suffering through so many dubious soap-opera-star-to-recording-artist transplants, one can't be faulted for eyeing Pablo Montero's sophomore disc with certain skepticism.

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