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Dreadnaught: Hard Chargin’

by Richard Gehr on July 31, 2017
Nobody tells me anything. Like, who knew that the country’s best “pure” prog-rock combo had been plugging steadily away in Portsmouth, N. H., for the past two decades? Dreadnaught is as...
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James Luther Dickinson Featuring the North Mississippi Allstars: I’m Just Dead, I’m Not Gone: Lazarus Edition

by Bill Murphy on July 28, 2017
Even if you’ve never heard of Memphis musician and record producer Jim Dickinson, then you’ve certainly heard him play or felt his musical influence. His session work with The Rolling Stones,...
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Sexmob: Cultural Capital

by Jesse Jarnow on July 27, 2017
Sexmob celebrate 20 years by deleting the space between the two words of its name and releasing Cultural Capital, the band’s first album of all-original material by leader Steven Bernstein. In...
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Xavier Rudd: Live in the Netherlands

by Matt Inman on July 26, 2017
Live in the Netherlands captures the final performance of Xavier Rudd’s early 2016 European tour and showcases the Australian singer-songwriter riding the wave of international popularity from...
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Charles Lloyd New Quartet: Passin’ Thru

by Richard Gehr on July 25, 2017
On Passin’ Thru, Charles Lloyd and his New Quartet revisit material the saxophonist-flutist debuted a half-century ago with a spunky little group that introduced pianist Keith Jarrett and...
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Melvin Sparks: Live at Nectar’s

by Maria Jean Sullivan on July 24, 2017
Though initially a rhythm-and-blues man who played with Jackie Wilson, Curtis Mayfield and Marvin Gaye as well as Lee “Scratch” Perry, Melvin Sparks made his mark as a groove pioneer. So...
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Bill Evans Trio: On a Monday Evening

by Philip Booth on July 21, 2017
Relaxed, if quite often intense and exploratory, the previously unreleased On a Monday Evening captures pianist Bill Evans in a peak performance leading his trio circa the mid-‘70s, with...
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Portugal. The Man: Woodstock

by Ryan Reed on July 20, 2017
Portugal. The Man may have flirted with the mainstream on 2013’s Evil Friends, but they more deeply embrace the sleek sound of modern pop radio with their eighth LP, Woodstock. On single-worthy...
SHOW REVIEW

High Sierra Music Festival

by Jed Nussbaum on July 18, 2017
photo by Stuart Levine The fact that High Sierra Music Festival celebrated its 27th year this year is a testament in itself to the powerful musical community it hosts and inspires. The California...
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Kevin Morby: City Music

by John Adamian on July 18, 2017
Kevin Morby sounds serious. Sometimes the former Woods bassist shades to the sepulchral but, often, he just conveys poetic heft. Morby’s delivery and his warm baritone is sometimes reminiscent...

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