10th

10th

With his 10th album, Nobukazu Takemura enjoys veteran status in his community and remains one of the biggest Japanese producers on the international electronic scene.
Jeannie Kendall

Jeannie Kendall

Jeannie Kendall emerged as one of country music's great female stylists on a string of late-1970s hits as part of the Kendalls, a duo that paired her with her late father, Royce.
Infinito

Infinito

There's no doubt that a major factor in the decline of tropical music's popularity is a dearth of dynamic releases that appeal to the core fan base of the genre, which is more interested in swing than sappy lyrics.
Russian Songwriter—A Collection From Boris Grebenshikov

Russian Songwriter—A Collection From Boris Grebenshikov

While legendary Soviet-era rocker Boris Grebenshikov remains a vital post-perestroika singer/songwriter internationally, this survey of Russian song specifically explores his most deep-rooted Russian inspirations, both in songs by himself and by such preceding Russian singer/songwriter luminaries as Alexander Vertinsky and Bulat Okudjava.
Original Cinema

Original Cinema

Original Cinema finds veteran smooth-jazz fusion band Spyro Gyra dabbling in a confluence of genres, including funk, Latin, and soul.
Beams

Beams

The Japanese samisen is an instrument little-heard in America, but Beams, by Hiromitsu Agatsuma, may change that.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

1999 - Bill Sammeth files suit against Cher, charging that she owes him a 15% personal manager's fee involving the proceeds of "Believe," her hit single. Sammeth says he masterminded her comeback as a recording artist, but after 22 years he was "unceremoniously terminated" just before the Super Bowl gig he claims he got her.
Back in Black

Back in Black

To celebrate Epic's signing of AC/DC, the label is reissuing 16 albums from the group's U.S. catalog.
Amerikkka's Most Wanted

Amerikkka's Most Wanted

In the late 1980s, N.W.A. stood atop the hip-hop mountain as one of the most controversial and prolific groups of its time.
The Santa Fe Sessions

The Santa Fe Sessions

Nouveau flamenco guitarist Ottmar Liebert has taken 10 of his favorite tunes from past albums and re-recorded them for The Santa Fe Sessions.
4

4

Though you wouldn't guess it from the prosaic title, 4 represents a quantum leap in sophistication for A.B. Quintanilla and company. The signature metallic thunk of their cumbias has given way to new stylistic fusions. "Contigo," framed by Spanish guitar and Latin percussion, exemplifies the new approach.
You Are Free

You Are Free

Cat Power (Atlanta's Chan Marshall) returns with her sixth album, none

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