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Jody Watley Returns To Take You To Paradise

Jody Watley Returns To Take You To Paradise

Get ready to dance your behind off with the help of Jody Watley’s new EP.

Johnny Gill Emerges From "Behind Closed Doors" With New Single

Johnny Gill Emerges From “Behind Closed Doors” With New Single

JG has returned to seduce you. Check out his new single “Behind Closed Doors.”

Hitch A Ride Onto Me'shell Ndegeocello's Comet

Hitch A Ride Onto Me’shell Ndegeocello’s Comet

The amazing Me’shell Ndegeocello releases her 11th album, and it (surprising no one) is a keeper.

Mariah's Elusive  New Album: You Take The Good, You Take The Bad...

Mariah’s Elusive New Album: You Take The Good, You Take The Bad…

Mariah Carey: New album, same old Mariah.

Ray LaMontagne Psychs Us All Out With Supernova

Ray LaMontagne Psychs Us All Out With Supernova

Ray LaMontagne goes slightly left (but not as left as you might think) on his Dan Auerbach-produced fifth album.

Break Up To Make Up: Toni Braxton & Babyface Deliver Love, Marriage & Divorce

Break Up To Make Up: Toni Braxton & Babyface Deliver Love, Marriage & Divorce

Toni & Face are together again. Is their latest musical reunion worth a listen? Check out our review.

Strong As "Stone": Andre Cymone Returns, Ready To Rock

Strong As “Stone”: Andre Cymone Returns, Ready To Rock

A much-missed legend makes his return. Check out our review of Andre Cymone’s first album in three decades.

A Sequel As Good As The Original: The Robert Glasper Experiment's Black Radio 2

A Sequel As Good As The Original: The Robert Glasper Experiment’s Black Radio 2

Keyboardist Robert Glasper (and his three bandmates who make up the Robert Glasper Experiment) might be the only act remaining who can garner pop attention while offering a sound that has at least a pinky toe in jazz. With 2012’s Black Radio, the Experiment managed to successfully integrate the worlds of jazz and R&B like no one has been able to do in maybe two decades. Featuring a who’s who of soul and hip-hop luminaries, Black Radio deservedly won the [...]

Toad The Wet Sprocket's New Constellation: As If They Never Left

Toad The Wet Sprocket’s New Constellation: As If They Never Left

Welcome back, guys. Seriously.

a.f.i., Burials: Album Review

a.f.i., Burials: Album Review

  On afireinside’s ninth long-player, Burials, the band properly shows us why goth-emo-punk was better in small doses and the rest better off left for dead. It would seem that once a band like a.f.i. got a taste for arenas (much light Twilight vampires get a taste for teenage blood) it became hard to put that cat back in the bag.  The band has chased that cat heavily on 2006’s decemberunderground and 2009’s Crash Love – wearing Joy Division, Duran Duran [...]

Monster Magnet, The Last Patrol: Album Review

Monster Magnet, The Last Patrol: Album Review

The space lords from Red Bank, NJ have returned.  They are a band that has survived into the 21st Century, are in their 24th year together and have just released their 10th, and possibly best, studio album to date. The Last Patrol, while not as trippy and psychedelic as earlier works, is every bit the signature stoner-mixed-with-classic-rock sound they’ve created their own niche for.  The standard album is a taut nine songs of pure ‘Power Tripping.’ The album begins on [...]

K-Ci & Jojo's My Brother's Keeper: In 300 Words Or Less

K-Ci & Jojo’s My Brother’s Keeper: In 300 Words Or Less

Somebody say “ooh yeah!”