I'm Every Woman

I'm Every Woman

Country blues singer/guitarist Rory Block takes a scenic side trip into soul music on this, her 14th Rounder set.
Take It

Take It

This New York City-bred foursome is Brand New Heavies meets Rufus crossed with Mint Condition and Family Stand.
Songs Without Words II

Songs Without Words II

Like its 1997 predecessor, the second volume in Windham Hill's Songs Without Words solo piano series goes heavy on artists not affiliated with the label, some of whom are not even pianists by trade.
Sereno

Sereno

Spaniard Miguel BosÉ has always been a restless musical stylist, intent not only on melody and lyrics but also on ambiance and sonic exploration.
Divide and Conquer

Divide and Conquer

Labeled early on as Dwight Yoakam's feminine side, Danni Leigh doesn't do much to distance herself from that image by bringing in longtime Yoakam collaborator Pete Anderson as producer/ musician for this fine album.
Come With Us

Come With Us

Known to his legion of admirers as Shahen-Shan-e-Qawwali (The Brightest Star of Qawwali), Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was the greatest voice of qawwali music at the time of his death in 1997.
If I Could Go Back

If I Could Go Back

With noted singer/songwriter Billy Yates' collection of 10 self-penned cuts on his own M.O.D.
Come With Us

Come With Us

Last year, the Chemical Brothers previewed their new album with the techno-infused tribal jam "It Began in Afrika." By year's end, the track had topped Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart.
Beneath the Raven Moon

Beneath the Raven Moon

There's something about the sound of a Native American flute that can be absolutely enchanting—and in the hands of a master like Mary Youngblood, the sound ably soothes tired bodies and souls.
Mondo Soca

Mondo Soca

Soca is the abbreviation for the Caribbean soul-calypso style perfected by musicians in Trinidad and Tobago.
Forever

Forever

Cracker's Forever—the follow-up to last year's two-disc hits-and-misses set Garage d'Or and the band's first collection of all-new material since 1998's Gentleman's Blues—shows David Lowery and company in fine, refreshed form.
Greatest Love Songs

Greatest Love Songs

The soothing sounds of Frank Sinatra seem more of an elixir for the world's wounds than ever before.
Point

Point

The latest offering from producer/artist/ musician extraordinaire Cornelius—aka Keigo Oyamada—is a sublime soundscape of sunny, futuristic pop.

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