The Malta Independent 28 April 2017, Friday


Digging deep for that classic Deep Purple sound on new album

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 16:39 Last update: about 2 days ago

This album is so Purple even Prince would love it. Deep Purple, those space truckers from the late '60s whose four-chord intro to "Smoke on the Water" became the go-to practice riff for every kid...

Betty Who is back with her fizzy pop and all is OK

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 16:38 Last update: about 2 days ago

These might be anxious times but don't worry, Betty Who is back. Betty Who? Exactly. Even her stage name is fun. A new album of her infectious, fizzy pop music might be just what we need right...

Admit it, Brad Paisley is really good at country

Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 16:37 Last update: about 2 days ago

When you can namecheck the UFC and Zebco fishing reels in the lead track to your 11th studio album, "Love And War," you are probably Grammy Award-winning country music machine Brad Paisley and you can...

Għanafest 2017 launched at San Girgor

Monday, 24 April 2017, 14:32 Last update: about 2 days ago

This year's edition of Għanafest was launched this week by Arts Council Malta following the traditional San Girgor mass in Żejtun, just before a group of għannejja and musicians made...

Unreleased 1976 Bill Evans Trio gig intimate treat

Sunday, 23 April 2017, 16:55 Last update: about 9 days ago

"On A Monday Evening" is the first release of a 1976 recording by the Bill Evans Trio, an autumn concert in Wisconsin that finds the influential pianist and his partners in outstanding...

Senegal's Orchestra Baobab returns with dance galore

Saturday, 22 April 2017, 16:54 Last update: about 9 days ago

Senegal's Orchestra Baobab honors a former bandmate on "Tribute to Ndiouga Dieng," a spicy mix of African and Cuban tempos with no rust and a fluctuating pulse. Relying on two-saxophone leads and...

Little Big Town return to roots, but stay in neutral

Friday, 21 April 2017, 16:53 Last update: about 9 days ago

Regular scheduled programming has resumed for Little Big Town. The quartet gets back to their country roots on "The Breaker" after exploring an electronic side with Pharrell Williams on 2016's...

Future shows different sides of himself in 2 albums

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 16:52 Last update: about 9 days ago

Future is easily one of today's hottest hip-hop artists. In the past two years, he's won over a wide range of listeners with his infectious tunes through several mixtapes along with his...

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