Armando Perez discusses the new project by the Chicago-based funk band Esso Afrojam Funkbeat, and how the issues facing immigrants shape their work.
Fortunately for the music world, LCD Soundsystem are back. Let’s hope they remain – on record, and in lights.
As brilliant as N’Dea Davenport is, I’m drawn more these days to feel-good instrumentals on the Brand New Heavies’ self-titled album from 25 years ago.
Hall and Oates’ Big Bam Boom was sparked by moment of experimentation: ‘I was just fooling around with it’
John Oates accidentally found a new sound that helped shape the lead single from Hall and Oates’ ‘Big Bam Boom,’ released on October 12, 1984.
‘Planetario’ may be Novalima’s most accessible release to date, but the Afro-Peruvian electronica group still packs quite a wallop.
The sweeping, deeply inspiring “Rise” keeps the synths, even as Todd Rundgren begins looking outward rather than inward.
When others are building newfound fame around your essential disco vibe, it’s time for a return in full. And that’s just what Chic has done.
Twenty years ago, we got a more complete look at the punk-thrash beginnings of the Beastie Boys — and a hint as to what would come next.
When I heard the Big Sexy’s theme song of comedian J-L Cauvin, I was intrigued. Figuring out who actually performed it was another matter.
Stevie Wonder’s 2014 stop at Los Angeles was more than just a concert. It was a reminder of his gifts, his passion and his humanity.