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 [...]
Welcome back, guys. Seriously.
Somebody say “ooh yeah!”
One bad-ass multi-hyphenate has returned.
Rock & roll ain’t dead. Actually, it might be living in Boston.
R&B diva Chante Moore returns with a soulful new album.
Franz Ferdinand stays alive-something their namesake couldn’t manage.
The whole is still greater than the sum of its parts. Goodie Mob is back to save hip-hop.
Five for 6-I’d say that’s a pretty good average. Check out what we think about John Mayer’s latest.
“Blurred Lines” is the song of the summer. That’s not mere conjecture; that’s almost scripture at this point. “Blurred Lines” is a big old Smash Hit, the kind we only get a couple of a year, the kind that everyone knows the words to. They know T.I.’s vowel-heavy guest rap, Pharrell’s every “whoo!”, the sly way Robin Thicke himself barely conceals a chuckle as he croons “what rhymes with hug me?”… the song’s massive, and why shouldn’t it be? With [...]