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SHIRLEY KING – Blues For A King

September 6, 2020

Cleopatra 2020 B.B.’s baby marks her 70th anniversary with a personal twist on choice classics and a sprinkling of new tunes. Despite a brace of albums issued in the ’90s and an occasional concert alongside her old man, so-called “the … Continue reading

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THE GRAND UNDOING – In A Vigil State

September 4, 2020

Secret Candy Rock 2020 Boston-based bastion of daydreaming protects pop-reality from being marred by nightmares. “If there ever was a heaven that goes to eleven / That it must be now”: this line from Seth Goodman’s fourth record may seem … Continue reading

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DORIS BRENDEL & LEE DUNHAM – Mass Hysteria

September 2, 2020

Sky-Rocket 2020 Burning through time, British artists tune into zeitgeist to engulf the spirit in passion. From B&D’s debut onward, this duo have been dropping hints at a hidden depths’ nature of their oeuvre, and now, eight years down the … Continue reading

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MADD SCIENTIST – New Day

August 31, 2020

Hodari Music 2020 Californian DJ transfers his open format onto record but takes it closer to home. Having started out as an MC in Long Beach’s nocturnal haunts, Mfanisi Norman soon expanded his creative palette to production and composition and … Continue reading

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L. SHANKAR – Chepleeri Dream

August 29, 2020

Cleopatra 2020 When all is bliss, one’s reverie will turn into reality, with SHAKTI founder providing a soundtrack. The return to India has invigorated Lakshminarayana Shankar who made it his mission to expose the beauty of Kerala to music aficionados … Continue reading

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