Seemless

Seemless

While Seemless features alumni from new-school metal bands Killswitch Engage and Shadows Fall, its music couldn't sound more different than those outfits.
Naturally

Naturally

Very few R&B or hip-hop records leave you excited about seeing the act live—let alone spending your hard-earned dollars for the privilege.
Push the Button

Push the Button

Brothers in rhythm Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons surely know their way around big beats. As the Chemical Brothers, they have been providing dancefloors and modern rock radio with some of the biggest around since the early '90s.
Soul Shaker

Soul Shaker

San Francisco-based blues guitarist Tommy Castro has always leavened his blues with a bit of rock and more than a little R&B. On "Soul Shaker," he definitely indulges the soulful bent of his music.
Same Mother

Same Mother

The title of Jason Moran's album comes from a remark made by the pianist's wife, Alicia, who noted that jazz and blues have the same mother.
Solo

Solo

When pianist Michel Camilo pilots his trio, he gives the Bad Plus a run for its money when it comes to clamor. While much of his recorded output is with the trio, for his latest, the Dominican Republic native offers "Solo.
Imprint

Imprint

Jaci Velasquez officially kicks off her new A'postrophe label with a couple of debuts, including this one. Michael Cook, who writes his own material, opens "Imprint"—a folk/ pop/rock hybrid—with the light-spirited "Lately.
Love, Elvis

Love, Elvis

Simply put, nobody could sing a love song like Elvis. And just in time for Valentine's Day, RCA's latest in an ambitious line of Elvis releases is a 24-song collection where the artist's lovin' cup runneth over.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2003 - Legendary Czech crooner Karel Gott announces that he would consider running for president of the Czech Republic, to replace playwright and former dissident Vaclav Havel, whose term in office ended a few days prior.
There's More Where That Came From

There's More Where That Came From

Hallelujah. One of country music's great singers is singing country again—bona fide lovin', cryin' and cheatin' songs. From the "classic" MCA label logo to Byron Gallimore's production to the CD cover, Lee Ann Womack's latest has a retro feel.
Nightbird

Nightbird

Erasure's Andy Bell and Vince Clarke have been making music for 20 years. In that time, the duo has had its fair share of hits and misses. The act's last two albums of original material ("Loveboat" and "Cowboy") were rather lackluster.
CHART BEAT CHAT

CHART BEAT CHAT

Fred Bronson discusses chart methodology changes, Mario, Elvis Presley and Rascal Flatts.

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