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Katy Perry: Witness

Katy Perry Witness Capitol Records She may have buried her feud with Taylor Swift (thank God, I was so worried about those two!) but Katy Perry is not making nice on her 5th studio album, Witness. There are big machine-generated beats, lots of effects on Perry’s possibly-good-but-who-would-ever-know-with-all-this-processing-on-her-vocals vocals, More...

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By Andy Halo On Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Perfume Genius: No Shape

Perfume Genius No Shape (Matador Records) Perfume Genius, the alias of Mike Hadreas, has crossed coasts and musical genres since the early 00s. Combining breathy indie rock with stately, epic folk, and often influenced More...

By Phoenixxrocks On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Mary J. Blige: Strength of a Woman

Mary J. Blige Strength of a Woman (Capitol Records) There’s no other way to put it, Mary J. Blige is an R&B Icon. Her career started at Uptown Records as a backup singer in 1989 to the release of What’s the More...

By Ralph Greco On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

The truth about ‘No Panty’ Day

June 21st is the first day of summer, but the very next day (today in fact) is No Panty Day. Or is it? Here’s the Facebook page and the Twitter spot for it, and if something has got a Facebook page and/or a More...

By Ralph Greco On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Harold Bronson: My British Invasion

My British Invasion by Harold Bronson (Rare Bird Books, A Vireo Book) Harold Bronson, co-founder of Rhino Records, rock and roll writer, musician, and pretty much a late 60’s/early 70’s rock and roll diarist More...

By Ralph Greco On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Jomo: What I Want

Jomo What I Want (Lyles-Belton Entertainment) Atlantic City rapper Jomo’s new EP What I Want reveals a tough, and at at times, quite melodic rap attack with production that includes William “WhiteKeys” Harding More...

By Ralph Greco On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Phoebe Legere: Heart of Love

Phoebe Legere Heart of Love Heart of Love is Phoebe Legere’s 17th album, and the seminal American songwriter/multi-instrumentalist, has just broken into the Roots Music Report Chart’s top 20 with this collection. More...

By Matt Martello On Monday, June 19th, 2017

Dan Auerbach: Waiting On A Song

Dan Auerbach Waiting On A Song (Easy Eye Sound) The Black Keys front man, Dan Auerbach is back with his second solo release in eight years, Waiting On A Song. It’s billed as his love letter to Nashville where More...

By Brian Furman On Friday, June 16th, 2017

Incubus: 8

Incubus 8 (Island Records) Incubus has always been an anomaly in the music world. A pendulum swing away from superstardom, complete with heartthrob lead singer, Brandon Boyd. Along with that, the band has had More...

By Andy Halo On Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Passafire: Longshot

Passafire Longshot (Easy Star Records) At the risk of sounding like the biggest hipster to ever hipster about anything, I was thrilled to hear that Passafire had a new one, because (here we go) I went to SCAD with More...