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Monthly Archive for June, 2011

“Recorded at a September 1980 concert in Pittsburgh and never previously released, two-CD set Live Forever proves that Marley was still at the top of his live game just months before his death…the band sounds tight and Marley is his inimitable self.” –Entertainment Weekly Check Our Catalog

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Jamie Foxx: Best Night of My Life

“Current radio staple “Winner” sets the template — big processed drums, creepy synths and lots of open space for Foxx’s capable runs.” –Los Angeles Times Check Our Catalog

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“Sometime around 2005 Sara Evans took a turn toward the dark. [On "Stronger"] It’s made even more pungent by Ms. Evans’s singing, which is as sweet as it comes. Her voice is even keeled, not rough at the edges or squeezed tight in order to hit big notes. Every syllable sounds calm and considered…as her [...]

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Duran Duran: All You Need Is Now

“With simpatico soundscape artist Mark Ronson handling production duties, the Brit-pop superstars simultaneously look back with affection and forward with anticipation on their 13th album…Simon LeBon’s still sturdy voice soars over coolly funky backdrops and the grooves are some of the group’s most urgent in years.” –The Boston Globe Check Our Catalog

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Lizz Wright: Fellowship

“On her fourth album, Lizz Wright returns to her gospel roots after writing her own material on 2008′s The Orchard. However, this is hardly a traditional collection of faith-based songs…her idea of gospel is highly eclectic, encompassing the Gladys Knight & the Pips hit “I’ve Got to Use My Imagination” and Jimi Hendrix’s “In from [...]

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TV on the Radio: Nine Types of Light

“TVOTR’s most accessible disc rolls out grand alt-rock and thwumping future funk that’s warm and grabby.” –Rolling Stone Check Our Catalog

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Keri Hilson: No Boys Allowed

“This sparky album keeps on catching the ear…Hilson is in warm, confident voice throughout – much more of this and she’ll be hard to ignore.” –BBC Music Check Our Catalog

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“Never let us take for granted the treasure we have in our own backyard with this rambunctious and clever crew of hell-raisers and heartbreakers.” –The Boston Globe Check Our Catalog

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“Nelson Freire is among the most admired pianists of his generation, having played with the leading orchestras and conductors in the most prestigious recital halls, and in collaboration with the finest violinists, cellists, and fellow pianists.” –All Music Guide Check Our Catalog

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Adele: 21

Check Our Catalog “21 is simply stunning. After only a handful of plays, it feels like you’ve always known it.” –BBC Music

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