Today, Tomorrow & Forever

Today, Tomorrow & Forever

One hundred previously unreleased cuts from Elvis Presley would be greeted with enthusiasm any time, and arriving near the 25th anniversary of his death, this lavishly packaged and meticulously annotated four-CD set from the RCA vaults does not disappoint aesthetically or historically.
Crucible

Crucible

Resurrection, the debut album of ex-Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford's namesake band, won widespread head-banging approval from metal critics in 2000.
Twinemen

Twinemen

Somewhat surprisingly, Dana Colley and Billy Conway have shown great determination and resilience in the three years since the death of their former Morphine bandmate, vocalist/ two-string bassist Mark Sandman.
Dirty District

Dirty District

The latest in Sequence's mix-tape sessions, Slum Village's Dirty District takes you into the heart of Detroit.
Waltz for Koop.

Waltz for Koop.

Swedish duo Koop—composers/producers/ remixers Oscar Simonsson and Magnus Zingmark—create the kind of sublime jazzy electronic landscapes that sit comfortably alongside offerings from the likes of Zero 7, Nuyorican Soul, and Kruder & Dorfmeister, as well as Donald Byrd.
Anthony Smith

Anthony Smith

Already a commercially successful songwriter, East Tennessee native Anthony Smith now makes some big noise as a recording artist with this Mercury debut.
El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico 40 Aniversario

El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico 40 Aniversario

How do you celebrate 40 years of musical output? In the case of seminal salsa band El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico—a performing group through and through—with a concert.
Mundo Colombia

Mundo Colombia

After two decades of toiling in relative obscurity, Celso PiÑa—a Mexican accordionist who plays traditional Colombian cumbias and vallenatos—suddenly became hip last year with Barrio Bravo, an album featuring cutting-edge Latin rock and hip-hop guest artists.
Invoke

Invoke

American-Brazilian Arto Lindsay is the perfect musician to entangle the popular music of Brazil and the U.S.
Stardust

Stardust

Virtuoso jazz bassist Ron Carter conceived this project as a tribute to bassist/composer Oscar Pettiford, and it's a very fine homage.
Where the Action Is

Where the Action Is

Ottowa-based blues artist Sue Foley is still being characterized as an up-and-coming star, even though Where the Action Is is her seventh album.
Judge Rejects Beach Boys Lawsuit

Judge Rejects Beach Boys Lawsuit

A judge has once again has rejected a lawsuit by original Beach Boys member Al Jardine against two of his ex-bandmates.

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