- Album Review: Claudia Aurora – Mulher do Norte – A gem of an album
- Album Review: Reem Kelani – Live At The Tabernacle – a live album with a vengeance.
- Album Review: London Klezmer Quartet – To the Tavern – Intimate and Expressive
- Album Review: Cardboard Fox – Out of Mind – Fresh and joyous!
- Live Review: Mimika – Divinities of the Earth and The Waters
Album Review –… on Album Review – Talabarte…
Monthly Archives: November 2014
The album starts with a fabulous bass groove. Then I open the CD sleeve notes and it mentions Cheikh Ndao’s “mastery of bass grooves”. So I’ve got that right at least. But the vocals on the first song are off-putting, … Continue reading
I like this album. Singer Jacob Bain gave it to me, a white guy from Seattle apprently into African music and connected to some great African artists. But the first impression is the indie band artwork and name. I was … Continue reading
It’s fun. It’s classy. It’s got the gravelly voice. It’s got the Italian style. It’s got lyrics inspired by Nobel-Prize-winning writer Italo Calvino. It takes itself, appropriately for a band called ‘The Kitchen’, with a fairly large pinch of salt. … Continue reading