Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes created some of the most sophisticated Soul and R&B of the Seventies, as well as being the launchpad for legendary vocalist Teddy Pendergrass. This three-disc set collects all of their recorded work for Philadelphia International Records, and is a superb and essential collection.
We remember the late, great Kim Shattuck by revisiting our delightful and hilarious conversation with her regarding The Muffs’ second album, the superb Blonder & Blonder.
Taken from the Melodyville Records release, Seems Like Tears Ago.
We’re pleased to share with you a track from the brand new Rocketship album, out tomorrow via Darla Records.
Legendary saxophone player Johnny Hodges is the subject of a comprehensive new biography. This excerpt addresses the changing times of the mid-1940s and the arrival of an innovative but divisive new player, Charlie Parker.
A compelling and enjoyable new book from former Dum Dum Girls bassist Malia James captures what life was like for her as an active touring musician, and serves as an interesting encapsulation of the dullness that goes into being a successful, internationally touring band.
A new Reelz documentary shines a very different light on the life and the persona of legendary artist Tupac Shakur, and suggests the “real” man was a very different person.