The Malta Independent 24 January 2017, Tuesday

Music

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 3 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...

Royal Philharmonic Elvis CD brings fresh takes to classics

Friday, 9 December 2016, 15:45 Last update: about 3 months ago

The Wonder Of You: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, on October 21, 2016, Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment "The Wonder of You," recorded at...

Quest still on: Tribe makes prodigious return on final album

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 15:45 Last update: about 3 months ago

On Veteran's Day, A Tribe Called Quest released their first album in 18 years with all four founding members - Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Jarobi - taking part. Phife, who called...

Pink Martini's new album is entertaining global trip

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 15:44 Last update: about 3 months ago

Pink Martini brings its progressive commitment to "Je dis oui!" ("I say yes"), an entertaining global jaunt in eight languages and a whirling variety of styles. With no airs and graces but plenty...

Miranda Lambert's album highlights duality as singer, writer

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 15:39 Last update: about 3 months ago

Double albums are rare these days and the best ones came out decades ago in vinyl form. But country star Miranda Lambert revives that tradition in an expansive new album, "The Weight of These Wings,"...

Twisted Sister behind him, Dee Snider has a creative surge

Saturday, 3 December 2016, 14:57 Last update: about 3 months ago

With Twisted Sister in his rearview mirror after 40 years of glam metal mayhem, vocalist Dee Snider has unleashed a torrent of creative fury on his new solo album, "We Are the Ones." While at...

Shawn Mendes, the serious, striking musician, emerges

Friday, 2 December 2016, 14:57 Last update: about 3 months ago

When Shawn Mendes went into the vocal booth to sing "Mercy," the gravelly, deep, emotional rock song from his latest album, he discovered a new side of himself. He found his voice. "When I...

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