The Malta Independent 18 September 2019, Wednesday


Redd Kross knead fun into high-energy power pop

Friday, 13 September 2019, 12:11 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Redd Kross, "Beyond The Door" (Merge Records) Redd Kross continue to swing their pendulum widely and wildly between punk roots and power pop on "Beyond The Door," their latest album arriving...

Raphael Saadiq's history imbues stirring 'Jimmy Lee'

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 13:58 Last update: about 6 days ago Associated Press

Raphael Saadiq, "Jimmy Lee" (Columbia Records) "Jimmy Lee" is a stirring album combining Raphael Saadiq's trademark vintage soul sounds with moving gospel, disquieting soundscapes and closing...

The Malta International Folk Festival 2019

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 11:25 Last update: about 7 days ago

Following the success of the first edition of this International Festival, Leon Promotions Malta together with Euro Art Productions Italy, are going to present the second edition of the Malta...

Vince Gill weighs hard truths with emotional depth on 'Okie'

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 09:40 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

Vince Gill might make people break down in tears when they listen to his vulnerable new record in which he sings about regret, marriage, faith, sexual abuse and hard choices. But then again, so did...

Drew Holcomb holds on to sincerity on 'Dragons'

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 08:03 Last update: about 8 days ago Associated Press

Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors, "Dragons" (Thirty Tigers) Drew Holcomb has slotted himself as the dad next door type, one who writes love songs to his children and wife and who takes an...

Marc Cohn, Blind Boys of Alabama blend pop, gospel

Friday, 6 September 2019, 10:13 Last update: about 12 days ago Associated Press

Marc Cohn and Blind Boys of Alabama, "Work to Do" (BMG) Marc Cohn and the Blind Boys of Alabama's new album began as an EP of studio recordings before being wisely extended with their performance...

Good guitar can't save Jesse Dayton's 'Mixtape'

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 10:41 Last update: about 14 days ago

Jesse Dayton, "Mixtape Volume 1" (Blue Elan) Seasoned music industry pro Jesse Dayton is out with his 12th studio album, "Mixtape Volume 1," a bawdy collection of ho-hum country, masquerading as...

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