The Malta Independent 26 April 2018, Thursday


Songs by Bennett, Estefan being added to Recording Registry

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 11:26 Last update: about 2 months ago

Songs performed by Tony Bennett, Gloria Estefan and Run-DMC are among 25 recordings being added to the National Recording Registry. The Library of Congress announced on Wednesday the list of...

Andrew Lloyd Webber, turning 70, looks back and forward

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 13:26 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Andrew Lloyd Webber's 70th birthday is coming up and it turns out there is something the composer really wants on his special day. More work. The man behind such blockbuster shows as "Cats,"...

Darlingside sometimes soars on inconsistent album

Saturday, 17 March 2018, 12:33 Last update: about 2 months ago

Darlingside, "Extralife" (Thirty Tigers/More Doug Records) Not everything Darlingside does turns to gold, and yet the stylistic quartet out of Massachusetts doesn't sound like anybody...

Troubadour Vance Joy delivers on 'Nation of Two'

Friday, 16 March 2018, 12:31 Last update: about 2 months ago

Vance Joy, "Nation of Two" (Atlantic) If ukuleles make their way back onto the pop charts, you can probably thank Vance Joy. The Australian singer-songwriter delivers an exciting sophomore...

Kendrick Lamar-led 'Black Panther' album has power

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 12:29 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

"Black Panther The Album Music From And Inspired By," Various Artists (Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope) At times, the Kendrick Lamar-curated "Black Panther" album feels like a stand-alone set, only...

Judas Priest guitarist Tipton won't tour due to Parkinson's

Friday, 9 March 2018, 10:45 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Parkinson's disease has forced legendary guitarist Glenn Tipton to drop out of the upcoming Judas Priest tour. The British rockers say Tipton is stepping down from touring due to the ailment,...

Timberlake is a man lost in the woods on new album

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 10:43 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Justin Timberlake, "Man of the Woods" (RCA Records) Dare I say it — but Justin Timberlake, you have failed us. The superstar singer produced epic solo albums with 2002's "Justified,"...

Pop icon John Oates dives deep into American roots

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 10:41 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

The less celebrated half of the pop duo Hall & Oates has tapped into a rich vein of American roots music on his latest offering, an album that demonstrates his seriousness about the music-making...

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