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A gifted, prodigiously talented soul/funk recluse, Shuggie Otis’s music certainly deserves to be canonized; all the accepted pieces of pop-culture folklore are there, from the Rolling Stones sideman offer to the eventual artistic blackout, and so it stands to reason that when Otis’s music finally reaches the masses, it will be transcendent. Which, as it turns out, is a bit of a foolish way to think; there’s no easier way to shatter transcendence than to expect it. In 2013, we’ve [...]
Ahhh, the 25th anniversary edition. There’s no quicker way to crush us under the wheels of time. The quarter century mark is usually the first really legitimate proof that a film or album is going to stand the test of time for someone – and this week, someone’s certainly going to be happy over the release of a 25th anniversary edition of the modern classic Who Framed Roger Rabbit, making its debut on Blu-Ray. Based on a wacky pulp novel by Gary [...]
The Postal Service reaches into the vault and pulls out…a tattered line of string. No, that’s the name of the song!
One of the best selling albums of all time gets remastered, repackaged and re-released. Is the new version of Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” worth your money?
New compilations have just been released collecting the hits of divas Kelly Clarkson and Whitney Houston. Is either disc necessary?
Our latest Note for Note (formerly Discography Fever) series takes a look at the discography of one of America’s most brilliant musicians, Bill Withers.
It’s November, that means there must be a new Rihanna album coming out! Check out the list of new albums coming on the last big release day of 2012!
A ton of new releases are hitting stores today, including the latest efforts from Deftones, Soundgarden, The Weeknd, Christina Aguilera and Green Day.
Let Rod Stewart put a little jingle in your bells…and other hot albums coming out this week, in our latest New Release Report!
In 1984, it paid to be a Jackson-literally and figuratively. Katherine and Joe’s nine kids were in their glory around this time-riding high on the success of Michael’s Thriller album. In that year alone, the six brothers recorded and released the Victory album and sold out arenas across the nation on tour. Youngest sister Janet released her second album, Dream Street, and won a supporting role on the television series “Fame.” Even middle sister La Toya scored her highest charting [...]