The Malta Independent 15 November 2018, Thursday

Music

Eric Church is a 'Desperate Man' on latest album

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 11:44 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Eric Church, "Desperate Man" (EMI Records Nashville) Eric Church turned in country music's album of the year in 2016 and promptly took some time off from releasing new music. Now he's back with...

Doyle Bramhall II raises the bar on varied 'Shades'

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 11:42 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Doyle Bramhall II, "Shades" (Provogue) For some masters of the fretboard, changing their guitars is as far as they sometimes seem willing to go to create a different mood. Texan guitar ace Doyle...

'American Dreamers' presents huge talents, ambitions

Monday, 12 November 2018, 11:40 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

John Daversa Big Band featuring DACA artists, "American Dreamers: Voices of Hope, Music of Freedom" (BFM Jazz) As a certain recent Nobel laureate from Minnesota once said, we live in a political...

'A Star Is Born' soundtrack is a five-star marvel

Monday, 12 November 2018, 10:46 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Various Artists, "A Star Is Born — Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" (Interscope Records) The soundtrack to "A Star Is Born" is no slim thing, thank goodness. It contains a whopping 34...

Willis Clan rebuilding their career after father's crimes

Friday, 9 November 2018, 10:43 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

The Willis Clan, a musical family that starred in their own reality TV show and competed on "America's Got Talent," are now ready to sing again and tell their stories through a new album called "Speak...

T.I. wants to highlight trap music with pop-up museum, album

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 10:40 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Rapper T.I. took a stroll through one of the toughest neighborhoods in Atlanta as children on school buses screamed his name, several motorists honked their horns and men asked for a...

Nile Rodgers returns with Chic to make us boogie

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 10:39 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Nile Rodgers & Chic, "It's About Time" (Virgin EMI) The cover of the new Chic album might be familiar. Does anyone else vaguely recognize the image of two models gazing seductively into the...

Paul Collins' power pop propels 'Out of My Head'

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 10:34 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Paul Collins, "Out of My Head" (Alive Naturalsound Records) New York-born Paul Collins has been carrying the torch of power pop for decades in bands like The Nerves and The Beat as well as a...

New Tom Petty set a form of therapy for his family and band

Monday, 5 November 2018, 10:33 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Tom Petty's family and former band members say it was like therapy to compile a four-disc box set of his music so quickly after he died. "An American Treasure" went on sale Friday, four days...

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