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  • CD of the Week: Robin Thicke, 'Love After War'

    CD of the Week: Robin Thicke, 'Love After War'
    Robin Thicke Love After War (Star Trak) It’s been a year of renewed Otis Redding worship. First there was Kanye/Jay-Z’s “Otis” (and Das Racist also made a reference in the title track of their most recent record). And now vocal...
  • Jaimoe's Jasssz Band plays Bridge Street Live in Collinsville on Dec. 17

    Jaimoe's Jasssz Band plays Bridge Street Live in Collinsville on Dec. 17
    There’s more to the story of Jaimoe, the drummer formerly known as Jai Johanny Johanson (or “Johnie,” as his parents called him), than his long-standing affiliation with the Allman Brothers Band. Years before his fateful run-in with...
  • 10 Cool Spotify Playlists For the Holidays

    10 Cool Spotify Playlists For the Holidays
    Okay: what do you want out of your Christmas/holiday music (other than wanting it to stop)? Memories? Dinner or fireplace-worthy jazz chillouts? It takes all kinds. If you're too lazy to make up your own mind, try some of these. One of 'em has got to do...
  • Graceland: Visitantes tras el espíritu de Elvis

    Cuando Graceland abrió al público hace 30 años, nadie sabía si tendría éxito. Casi 18 millones de visitantes después, la antigua casa de Elvis Presley es un negocio rentable que ha ayudado a transformar la ciudad de Memphis en un importante destino para...
  • Commentary: R&B radio disc jockeys crossed the color divide into wee hours of the night

    For those who enjoy listening to R&B, jazz, gospel and other music recorded mainly by African-American musicians, being able to find it in numerous places along the radio dial is something we take for granted these days. Some of my young nieces and...
  • 'Lost on Long Island' - Baby boomers abandoned by so-called economic recovery

    'Lost on Long Island' - Baby boomers abandoned by so-called economic recovery
    I know we have become a nation of such short attention spans and long-term addiction to instant gratification that asking viewers to spend even an hour with a documentary that could change the way they see the world is probably a fool's errand. But...
  • Album of the Day 12/30/11: Lys Guillorn - Wayward Children

    Album of the Day 12/30/11: Lys Guillorn - Wayward Children
    I love the music scene in Connecticut. It's an extremely diverse and talented pool of musicians creating some really eclectic music.  One of those artists is Lys Guillorn.  Wayward Children is one of three releases by Lys Guillorn to date and is...
  • Funk legend and Middletown resident Betty Harris is ready to record again

    Funk legend and Middletown resident Betty Harris is ready to record again
    Betty Harris Sat., Jan. 7, Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain, trinityonmain.org   She's often called the Lost Queen of New Orleans Soul, and she's living in Middletown. It turns out she never actually lived in New Orleans for more than a month,...
  • New Music Video: Jay-Z & Kanye West-OTIS

    New Music Video: Jay-Z & Kanye West-OTIS
    Jay-Z and Kanye West roll out the video for the Otis Redding-sampled single from their hot-selling album Watch the Throne, which is expected to sell over 500,000 copies in its first week. Directed by Spike Jonze 
  • No Compromise: Four decades into his career, musician Taj Mahal refuses to be pigeonholed

    No Compromise: Four decades into his career, musician Taj Mahal refuses to be pigeonholed
    If you ask Springfield, Mass. native Taj Mahal about what inspired him to become a restless musical explorer, he won’t mince words. “First of all, no one seems to think about it,” Mahal said by phone from his home in California. “...
  • Mix-Tape Friday Friday February 24 2012

    Your Mixtapes: Wendy 1. Big Head Todd and the Monsters - Broken Hearted Savior 2. Bodeans - Naked 3. Don Henley - The Last Worthless Evening 4. Foo Fighters - Times Like These 5. John Hiatt - Have a Little Faith in Me Cary 1. I don't want to spoil the...