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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 body with videos and art...

Nazareth Celebrates 50 Years With New Album

Nazareth Celebrates 50 Years With New Album

Nazareth has been rocking for 50 years, and they’re not stopping anytime soon. The “Hair of the Dog” band is celebrating with a new album called Tattooed On My Brain, which marks their 24th full studio release. It’s the first to feature new vocalist Carl Sentence, who replaced original singer Dan McCafferty after health issues made him retire. Of course,...

Matt Ulery Releases “Sifting Stars”

Matt Ulery Releases “Sifting Stars”

Bassist and composer Matt Ulery has released a new album called Sifting Stars that expands his musical palette to include orchestral art songs. The music includes lush string arrangements plus a five-movement piece for brass quintet inspired by the Ivan Albright painting “Into the World There Came a Soul Called Ida.” Ulery admits the ambitious record is a step away...

Larry Grenadier Anchors Wolfgang Muthspiel’s “Where The River Goes”

Larry Grenadier Anchors Wolfgang Muthspiel’s “Where The River Goes”

Jazz guitarist Wolfgang Muthspiel has followed up 2016’s Rising Grace with Where The River Goes, an album captures the bandleader with the same group of musicians – Brad Mehldau, Ambrose Akinmusire and Larry Grenadier – with the exception of drummer Brian Blade being replaced by Eric Harland. Recorded at Studios La Buissonne in February 2018, the album features six Muthspiel...

Missy Raines Releases “Royal Traveller”

Missy Raines Releases “Royal Traveller”

Seven-time International Bluegrass Music Awards Bass Player of the Year winner Missy Raines has just released a new album that reasserts why she is so renowned. Royal Traveller features eleven songs that span bluegrass, indie folk, and jam grass with a jazz influence. The bassist and vocalist is joined by an incredible cast of guests including Tim O’Brien, Molly Tuttle,...

Greta Van Fleet Release First Full-Length Album

Greta Van Fleet Release First Full-Length Album

Greta Van Fleet has been setting the world on fire with their blend of rock for the past few years, and now they’re finally releasing their full-length debut album. Anthem of the Peaceful Army continues their path of paying homage to classic rock with their own twist. The band is anchored by bassist Sam Kiszka alongside his brothers Josh and...

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Revocation Releases “The Outer Ones”

Revocation Releases “The Outer Ones”

Technical death metal band Revocation has just released The Outer Ones, which takes their heavy sound into the realm of sci-fi. “The title is my ode to H.P. Lovecraft and the entities of pure cosmic horror that rule that universe he created,” says guitarist/vocalist David Davidson. “Since the new music we were writing was so evil and spacey in sections...

Elvis Costello and the Imposters Release “Look Now”

Elvis Costello and the Imposters Release “Look Now”

Elvis Costello and The Imposters have returned with a new album called Look Now. The 12-song release, which is his first recording with the band since 2008’s Momofuku, was conceived while on the road during his “Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers” tour last year. “I knew if we could make an album with the scope of ‘Imperial Bedroom’ and some...

The Marcus King Band Releases “Carolina Confessions”

The Marcus King Band Releases “Carolina Confessions”

The Marcus King Band has just released Carolina Confessions, an album of 10 brand new songs written by the guitarist/vocalist. Drawing on blues, southern rock, and Americana, the album is deeply personal to King. “Every tune on this record is based around a central theme, which is that none of us are blameless at the end of a relationship,” he...

Taylor Lee Releases “Lightning Man”

Taylor Lee Releases “Lightning Man”

Bassist Taylor Lee has released his debut solo album entitled Lightning Man, and it’s a star-studded event. Lee, who has worked with artists like the Jeff Sipe Trio and Bela Fleck, tapped guitarist Mike Seal and drummer Michael D’Angelo for the rhythm section with several special guest bassists. “’Lightning Man’ features several world-class bassists including Taylor’s longtime instructor Steve Bailey,...