The Malta Independent 25 July 2017, Tuesday

Music

'Transient Lullaby' filled with beautiful harmony

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 16:59 Last update: about 2 months ago

Music in marriage is especially mellifluous these days. Whitehorse, Tennis and Little Silver are among the couples turning quality couplets. And then there's Chris Masterson and his wife, Eleanor...

The struggle is real for Katy Perry

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 16:58 Last update: about 2 months ago

She once roared. But now, we'll just call it meowing. Katy Perry, one of the top voices in contemporary pop over the last decade, limps into her fourth album with a collection of songs that don't...

Jason Isbell can't stop writing world-class music

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 16:57 Last update: about 2 months ago

In the hands of an ordinary songwriter, "Anxiety" would be an ordinary song. But when the writer is Jason Isbell, arguably the finest songwriter putting pen to paper these days, the song changes...

Jack White, Nas, Los Lobos cover American standards

Monday, 19 June 2017, 16:57 Last update: about 2 months ago

Jack White, Nas, Elton John, Los Lobos, Bettye LaVette and Willie Nelson are part of a stellar cast performing a wide range of blues, country and other American songs and styles using vintage gear on...

Chris Stapleton delivers with honesty, rare talent

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 16:13 Last update: about 2 months ago

Covering a song that Willie Nelson has already turned into a masterpiece might seem like a fool's errand - unless you manage to make it your own. Chris Stapleton does just that on "Last Thing I...

Paul Shaffer and his dangerous band show their chops

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 16:12 Last update: about 2 months ago

Paul Shaffer, David Letterman's long-time nutty bandleader, recaptures some of the old TV magic on his new album with The World's Most Dangerous Band and help from Bill Murray, Shaggy, Jenny Lewis and...

Rap-metal heroes Linkin Park take a U-turn into pop

Friday, 16 June 2017, 16:11 Last update: about 2 months ago

Hold onto your tattoos, Linkin Park fans: The L.A.-based metal-rap genre-benders have followed up arguably their heaviest album - 2014's "The Hunting Party" - with something so different than that it...

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