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Marco Benevento: Let It Slide

Marco Benevento: Let It Slide

Matt Inman on November 15, 2019
Following up his 2016 pseudo-concept album, The Story of Fred Short, keyboardist Marco Benevento has fully embraced his singing and songwriting abilities with Let It Slide . Throughout a set of nine catchy, danceable tunes, Benevento digs into the more lyrically focused work he has gradually embraced during his decade-plus solo career, while maintaining the […]
The Zombies: The Complete Studio Recordings

The Zombies: The Complete Studio Recordings

Jeff Tamarkin on November 14, 2019
The Zombies became eligible for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989, but it took until this year for the British Invasion-era band to finally get their welcome letter. It wasn’t their own fault, of course: Most HoF voters know them only for three songs—”She’s Not There” (1964), “Tell Her No” […]
Various Artists: Nigeria 70: No Wahala:  Highlife, Afro-Funk and Juju, 1973-1987

Various Artists: Nigeria 70: No Wahala: Highlife, Afro-Funk and Juju, 1973-1987

John Adamian on November 13, 2019
Listening to this collection of Nigerian juju, funk and highlife from the ‘70s and ‘80s is a little like stepping out into the night to go stargazing. In the same way that your eyes adjust before making out the thick blanket of stars, your ears adjust to the setting before the details of this music […]