Hurricane Katrina was a gut punch to New Orleans’ musicians like Irma Thomas. A reissue of a special album especially resonates today.
Yes, digital music is convenient. But those who never had a wall in their bedroom or apartment lined with albums are missing out.
Joni Mitchell’s 2007 project, “Shine,” has just been issued on a lush vinyl version. That brings her evocative musicality and lyrics out in a new way.
Used to be that vinyl was the only option. In an era of digital streams and more, a case for albums and singles you can actually touch.