The Malta Independent 22 November 2019, Friday


Andrew Ridgeley looks back with fondness at George Michael

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 10:06 Last update: about 19 hours ago Associated Press

Long before he was a music icon in skintight jeans, leather jacket and designer stubble, George Michael was something else — awkward, chubby and insecure. He even went by the very unhip nickname...

North Mississippi Allstars’ latest is fun for all

Monday, 18 November 2019, 10:50 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

North Mississippi Allstars, “Up and Rolling” (New West) The blues is alive and kicking, and rock ain’t dead either. Thank the North Mississippi Allstars for that...

Kacy & Clayton's music reflects their rural roots

Saturday, 16 November 2019, 09:56 Last update: about 5 days ago

Kacy & Clayton, "Carrying On" (New West) Second cousins Kacy Anderson and Clayton Linthicum hail from a remote part of Saskatchewan, if that's not a redundancy, and their new album package...

Gaulitanus Choir returns from France concert tour

Friday, 15 November 2019, 10:40 Last update: about 6 days ago

Gozo's Gaulitanus Choir has returned to Malta after its latest international concert tour, this time round in France, indeed a 2-legged one in Paris and Corsica, between November 6th and...

Wilco's 'Ode to Joy' delivers under pulsing beat

Friday, 15 November 2019, 10:10 Last update: about 6 days ago Associated Press

Wilco, "Ode to Joy" (dBpm) From the opening beats of the first song on Wilco's latest album "Ode to Joy," it's clear this is a record driven by drummer Glenn Kotche. Setting a one-two...

The strong stuff suits Jon Pardi's new album

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 10:35 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

Jon Pardi "Heartache Medication" (Capitol Nashville) Jon Pardi's third studio album, "Heartache Medication," is surely positioned to be a bartender's best friend. The traditional country release...

Simpson breaks from country with 'Sound & Fury'

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 14:00 Last update: about 8 days ago Associated Press

Sturgill Simpson, "Sound & Fury" (Elektra) Forget country, outlaw country or whatever Sturgill Simpson's genre-pushing music has been categorized as. "Sound & Fury" is...

Musical infusion at the Granaries

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 09:46 Last update: about 9 days ago

The first Mediterranean Stars Festival powered by Radio Italia Live Il Concerto was held on 4 of October at the Granaries in Floriana, with 12 International artists fused together with three local...

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