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  • The Beatles Celebrate “The White Album” with Deluxe Packages

    The Beatles Celebrate “The White Album” with Deluxe Packages

    It’s been fifty years since the release of the Beatles’ self-titled album, better known as The White Album, and now it is being celebrated with special anniversary versions. The album’s thirty tracks have been remixed and remastered by producer Giles Martin and Sam Okell in stereo and 5.1 surround audio. It will also include 27... »

  • Al Turner Releases “This Is”

    Al Turner Releases “This Is”

    Al “The Burner” Turner has released his fifth solo album, entitled This Is. The new album is described as full of “upbeat, joyful and melodic tunes” while being centered on the groove. That’s because Turner, who has worked with artists ranging from Aretha Franklin to Ron Isley, taps into his influences for the eight-song album.... »

  • Bob Daisley Releases Gary Moore Tribute Album

    Bob Daisley Releases Gary Moore Tribute Album

    Bob Daisley has just released a new tribute album to guitarist Gary Moore, with whom he had worked for many years. Moore Blues for Gary features a host of incredible guitarists and vocalists paying respects to Moore with Daisley laying down the bass all along the way. “In my opinion, Gary was one of the... »

  • Blackberry Smoke Releases Acoustic EP, “The Southern Ground Sessions”

    Blackberry Smoke Releases Acoustic EP, “The Southern Ground Sessions”

    Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke have released a new acoustic album called The Southern Ground Sessions. Recorded at Southern Ground studios in Nashville, the six-song EP is described as a companion to their recent album Find A Light and features stripped back versions of songs from the LP. They also include an acoustic cover of the... »

  • Hugo Doyon-Karout Featured on New Beyond Creation Album

    Hugo Doyon-Karout Featured on New Beyond Creation Album

    Beyond Creation have released their third studio album, Algorythm, with bassist Hugo Doyon-Karout. The band calls their new ten-song collection their own “representation of modern, cohesive progressive death metal with an extra touch of dynamic arrangements, vigorous rhythmic patterns integrated with tamed, refreshing atmospheres.” Though Doyon-Karout has been in the band for several years, it’s... »

  • Colin Edwin and Lorenzo Feliciati Collaborate for “Twinscapes Vol. 2: A Modern Approach To The Dancefloor”

    Colin Edwin and Lorenzo Feliciati Collaborate for “Twinscapes Vol. 2: A Modern Approach To The Dancefloor”

    Bassists Colin Edwin (Porcupine Tree, Metallic Taste of Blood) and Lorenzo Feliciati (Naked Truth, Berserk!) have teamed up once again for Twinscapes Vol. 2: A Modern Approach To The Dancefloor. Each player is known for their progressive rock and jazz styles, but they also share roots in ’80s pop. The new album layers that era... »

  • Daniele Roccato Honors Stefano Scodanibbio On New Album

    Daniele Roccato Honors Stefano Scodanibbio On New Album

    The late Stefano Scodanibbio was a pioneer of modern double bass technique. His extended techniques and innovative approach to writing music on the bass changed what people thought the bass could do. Double bassist Daniele Roccato honors that excellence on a new album called Alisei. Along with his Ludus Gravis Ensemble, Roccato performs Scodanibbio’s compositions... »

  • Posthumous Charlie Haden Duo Album with Brad Mehldau Now Available

    Posthumous Charlie Haden Duo Album with Brad Mehldau Now Available

    Jazz great Charlie Haden passed away four years ago, but we’re fortunate enough to be able to continue enjoying his music. Besides his incredible catalog released during his life, there are new posthumous releases of previously unheard recordings. That’s the case for the new duo album of with pianist Brad Mehldau entitled Long Ago and... »

  • Christian McBride Stretches Out on His “New Jawn”

    Christian McBride Stretches Out on His “New Jawn”

    Christian McBride has been working with lots of different bands on his albums over the years with duos, his trio, a quartet, and even a big band. However, his newest release is a format unlike anything he’s done so far. His New Jawn (a slang term for “thing” from Philadelphia) features Josh Evans on trumpet,... »

  • Esperanza Spalding: No More Bass?

    Esperanza Spalding: No More Bass?

    Esperanza Spalding has followed up last year’s Exposure with 12 Little Spells, a twelve-song album that focuses on using music as therapy. It came to her in a wash of inspiration while trying to write a single song before “developing the next full thing.” Each of the songs focuses on a different part of the... »