The Malta Independent 20 February 2018, Tuesday

Music

Mickey Hart calibrates universal rhythms on 'RAMU'

Friday, 26 January 2018, 11:21 Last update: about 23 days ago Associated Press

Mickey Hart, "RAMU" (Verve Forecast) There's plenty of movement on Mickey Hart's 14th studio album, as the Grateful Dead drummer extends his prolific solo career centered on his amazing...

From rapper to mogul, Jeezy continues to make power moves

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 11:18 Last update: about 25 days ago Associated Press

Rapper Jeezy was so poor growing up as a child that he and his mother sometimes knocked cockroaches off their meals so they could eat. It's a moment Jeezy will never forget. The four-time...

Carpenters returns with vinyl remasters of hit albums

Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 16:21 Last update: about 27 days ago Associated Press

Carpenters fans have a dozen reasons to be on top of the world this week. Nearly 30 years since the last LP album of new Carpenters material was released, remastered vinyl versions of 12 of the...

Another edition of the Rabat Agape Festival begins next week

Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 09:56 Last update: about 27 days ago

Fondazzjoni Paulus is once again organising the Rabat Agape Festival, a celebration of music and culture in some of Malta's most historical venues.  This festival serves to celebrate Malta's...

Petit Biscuit's 'Presence' is swaying electronic pop

Friday, 19 January 2018, 14:30 Last update: about 28 days ago Associated Press

Petit Biscuit, "Presence" (Petit Biscuit Music) Petit Biscuit is an accurate pseudonym for Mehdi Benjelloun, nearly 18, of French and Moroccan heritage and the precocious creator of precious...

Speed The Plough bring the family on '...And Then'

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 14:28 Last update: about 28 days ago Associated Press

Speed The Plough, "...And Then" (Speed The Plough) Part of New Jersey's rich indie scene, Speed The Plough has a family tree deserving its own entry in any rock genealogy, with crisscrossing...

Diplo on historic concert in Cuba, Rihanna and Bieber

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 14:26 Last update: about 28 days ago Associated Press

Globe-trotting EDM star Diplo recently checked another locale off his performance wish-list: Cuba. In March 2016, the Grammy-winning producer-DJ and his trio Major Lazer became one of the first...

Staples in fine form as album chronicles America's divide

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 12:33 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Mavis Staples, "If All I Was Was Black" (Anti/Epitaph) Mavis Staples seems to grow in stature the longer she keeps chronicling America and its contemporary woes. Her constant frame of reference...

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