Some Great 2019 Singer/Songwriter Albums You May Have Missed
In case you missed ’em, 2019 produced a raft of great singer/songwriter albums. Here’s a list to check off before the year winds down.
7.5 Reasons to Celebrate Jon Anderson’s 75th Birthday
Jon Anderson, one of the great voices in progressive rock, is celebrating a birthday. Besides some stellar “Yes” tracks, we take a look at a few out-of-the-box songs you should hear.
Miles Davis’ Classic Sessions Breathe Anew
Miles Davis helped reshape jazz with “Birth of the Cool.” A stunning new reissue shows the full scope of his genius.
Electrical Language: The Secret History of Synth Pop
Beyond Human League and OMD: a new box set showcases some underrated 70s and 80s synth pop from the UK.
3 Reissues Explore Jazz’s Journey to Freedom
Three exceptional vinyl reissues trace early, adventurous directions in “free jazz.” Cecil Taylor, Art Ensemble of Chicago, and Albert Ayler and Don Cherry show us how it’s done.