The Malta Independent 15 December 2017, Friday

Music

No sister act: Nuns' album tops charts in time for Christmas

Saturday, 9 December 2017, 12:12 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

The members of Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, silently filed into the chapel. Within minutes, they were singing - first in unison, then in a transfixing, layered harmony that...

Belinda Carlisle uses Kundalini mantras in pop songs

Friday, 8 December 2017, 12:05 Last update: about 9 days ago

On "Wilder Shores," Belinda Carlisle follows on the path paved by a long list of rock and pop stars - from George Harrison to Boy George - who've echoed their spiritual journeys in their...

Barnett & Vile's 'Lotta Sea Lice' is pop guitar-fest

Friday, 8 December 2017, 12:04 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile get together for an indie-pop guitar fest on "Lotta Sea Lice," a low-key, deceptively effortless-sounding intercontinental collaboration. Recorded over eight days...

Margo Price's 'All American Made' is superb quality

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 12:05 Last update: about 16 days ago Associated Press

Margo Price extends her deep country roots in new directions on "All American Made," her sophomore album which adds tads of Memphis soul and dabs of gospel and even reggae to her solid East Nashville...

Lee Ann Womack returns to Texas for rewarding album

Sunday, 3 December 2017, 12:04 Last update: about 16 days ago Associated Press

After a long sojourn, Lee Ann Womack got her mojo back on 2014's "The Way I'm Living," and now she's returned to her native East Texas to make "The Lonely, The Lonesome & The Gone," as good an...

Kid Rock delivers on strong 'Sweet Southern Sugar'

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 11:59 Last update: about 16 days ago

Getting your new album noticed these days seems to involve elaborate publicity stunts and social media gimmicks, but Kid Rock upped the ante this fall - he flirted with a run for U.S. Senate. Even...

The New Victorians crowdfund to make new music

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 09:13 Last update: about 16 days ago

Brilliant Maltese sister singing duo The New Victorians hope to take their new music to an ever-more international level with the help of a crowdfunding campaign on ZAAR. Funds raised via their...

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