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Under The Radar review
13.03.17

Alynda Segarra, aka Hurray for the Riff Raff, returns to her Bronx roots in The Navigator. The album opens—on a track titled "Entrance" no less—with what sounds like the bustle of...

Spotinews recomendation
25.03.17

Good evening. Tonight I encourage you to check out the sharp new album by Hurray for the Riff Raff. Genre: folk/rock. Read some positive reviews and enjoy! (US version here...

Spotinews recomendation
19.09.14

Hi. From earlier this week: the new album by Generationals. Genre: pop. Enjoy! Generationals – AlixFiled under: 2014, Pop

Insound review
17.06.14

As the first openly gay rapper to gain mainstream success, Big Freedia is the undisputed Queen of Bounce. Born and raised in New Orleans, she has her own hit TV show on FUSE TV...

Insound review
18.02.14

The album finds frontwoman Alynda Lee Segarra - who settled in New Orleans after leaving her native Bronx at age 17. Produced by Segarra and engineered by Andrija Tokic (Alabama...

Spotinews recomendation
09.10.13

Hello again. The new album by blues-rock singer-songwriter Anders Osborne is a good one. Enjoy! Anders Osborne – Peace Filed under: 2013, Blues, Rock, Singer-songwriter

Spotinews recomendation
06.04.13

Morning. Let’s continue with another pop album. Read some reviews and enjoy Generationals! (Version for AU, NZ and US here.) Generationals – Heza Filed under: 2013, Pop

Under The Radar review
09.04.13

In many respects, Generationals is the epitome of an indie-rock group. A duo unencumbered by extraneous personnel, New Orleans natives Ted Joyner and Grant Widmer craft their pop...

BBC review
05.10.12

A special-guests-heavy celebration of the PHJB’s 50th anniversary.

Insound review
05.06.12

New Orleans rapper and Hip-Hop connoisseur Curren$y thrives on making music on his own terms. With his "Jet Life" mantra about living life to the fullest, the savvy rhyme spitter...

BBC review
22.06.12

A contented celebration of success with weed as the toast of choice.

AudioCred review
19.06.12

I was wandering around the Internet last night when I came across an interesting quote by Lil Wayne. You see, earlier this month, Hot 97 morning show host Peter Rosenberg stupidly...

Spin review
06.06.12

Despite rickety radio-rap moves, Spitta keeps on truckin' on his latest major label cash infusion.

Pitchfork review
06.06.12

The first voice we hear on Curren$y's new album, The Stoned Immaculate, does not belong to Curren$y. It belongs to Wale, who informs us: "We blessed to be here/ It's a blessing...

Insound review
30.05.12

The Jetlife Movement, featuring Trademark Da Skydiver, Curren$y, and Young Roddy, took off after the success of Curren$y's seminal album, Pilot Talk on which Trademark and Roddy's...

Insound review
01.05.12

A genuine triple-threat guitarist, singer and songwriter, Anders has established himself as a AAA Radio staple while knocking out audiences all over the U.S. with relentless...

Spotinews recomendation
29.04.12

Hi. The new album by Hurray For The Riff Raff was added to Spotify last week. Genre: folk. Enjoy! Hurray For The Riff Raff – Look Out Mama Filed under: 2012, Folk

BBC review
30.03.12

A very 21st century LP from an ageless artist always worth listening to.

The Line of Best Fit review
30.04.12

A musician who has been there and done that offers a new musical and personal perspective on problems which, like John himself, got started decades ago: making the future looks...

Spotinews recomendation
05.04.12

Evening. From a recent Spotify updates comes the fine new album by rock singer-songwriter Dr. John. Enjoy! Dr. John – Locked Down Filed under: 2012, Rock, Singer-songwriter

Clash review
04.04.12

When Dr. John, the master of voodoo blues, was given a Black Keys album by his granddaughter, a pan-generational connection was initiated. Two years on, man-of-the moment...

Pitchfork review
03.04.12

Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys produced the New Orleans legend's newest, a weird-ass mix of grotty funk and R&B.

Pitchfork review
10.01.12

Reissued here as a wood-paneled box set with 25 bonus tracks, Louisiana singer Robert Charles' lone album from the 1970s, featuring four members of the Band as his backup group...