The Malta Independent 18 January 2017, Wednesday


Madness CD offers carnival of sounds and characters

Saturday, 24 December 2016, 14:40 Last update: about 29 days ago

"Can't Touch Us Now" is an invitation into the Madness carnival of sounds, brimming with intriguing, colorful characters. One of the most British of bands and some energetic concert performers,...

Kenny Chesney returns with a rich and varied album

Friday, 23 December 2016, 14:39 Last update: about 29 days ago

Kenny Chesney's new CD is his 17th studio album and it finds the country superstar sounding a little like a 17-year-old - caught between wild abandonment and moodiness. The 11-song "Cosmic...

Jane Siberry haunts, stirs on 'Angels Bend Closer'

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 14:38 Last update: about 29 days ago

Jane Siberry twists genres and conventions on "Angels Bend Closer," a haunting, uplifting album befitting her eclectic style. On the Canadian's first major release in five years, Siberry's lyrics...

Highly Suspect prove their rock chops on new album

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 14:37 Last update: about 29 days ago

When the rock band Highly Suspect nabbed two Grammy nominations last year, the world collectively went: "Wait, what?" They won't do that after listening to the band's stellar sophomore...

Childish Gambino Gets Immersed in the Funk

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 14:35 Last update: about 29 days ago

It's OK not to "get" Childish Gambino's third studio album "Awaken, My Love!" With its lush soundscapes and sparse lyrics, one can only gather that the funk-drenched latest release from the...

Gaulitanus Choir returns from concert-tour in Tuscany, Italy

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 19:02 Last update: about 2 months ago

Gozo's Gaulitanus Choir has very recently returned from its latest concert-tour abroad - this time in Tuscany, Italy.  The tour held following an invitation by the Associazione Artes of Prato saw...

Rumer expertly cuddles Bacharach & David catalog

Saturday, 10 December 2016, 15:46 Last update: about 2 months ago

Rumer sprinkles moon dust over a dozen tunes from the Bacharach/David catalog, putting her smooth imprint on songs of love and heartbreak. Rumer and husband/producer Rob Shirakbari opt mostly for...

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