Mostly comprised of duets with guests, including Angelique Kidjo and Esperanza Spalding, plus three songs with his trio, Mwaliko could have been a disaster.
I’m short on fresh things to say about Libby Johnson and her third solo album, Perfect View. I can’t think of anything that hasn’t been said before.
Fans of Sloan and Belle & Sebastian will find plenty to love in the Little Brothers’ breezy power-pop.
Party-punk outfit The Revenge of Ricky Williams’ debut is solid almost in spite of itself. On their website, they list their No. 1 influence as No Doubt, which raises eyebrows.
Louisville-bred Portland transplant Matthew Cooper pushes his Eluvium project into new territory on Similes, mostly by incorporating vocals and something approximating tra
Our fair city, the birthplace of the jug band, is also home to The Jawbones, a trio with a taste for that venerable music and its step-cousins: ragtime, hokum blues and hillbilly dance tunes.
Musically speaking, nothing on The DL Sessions is terribly remarkable — but in all respects, it’s soulful and sincere, which makes the whole thing remarkable in and of itse
Nathan Ward is a Lexington-based emcee who recently released his second extended player for free.
Luke Cissell’s songs are as modest as his ambitions are admirably outsized, a tension perfectly illustrated by the hilariously incongruous album credit: “Recorded in New York City
Don’t ask, “What’s the single?” Among its many accomplishments, this collaboration is a great argument on behalf of a complete, sequenced set.