Apr
13
2018

Nile Rodgers says, “Let’s Dance!”

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Try lumping Jeff Beck with Madonna, or putting Duran Duran in the same sentence as avant-gardist Laurie Anderson, or maybe David Bowie with Al Jarreau. Not only does Nile Rodgers have a way of doing that, but part of his secret is skipping sleep. Among the world’s most in-demand record producers, Rodgers – also a […]

Apr
11
2018

Joanna Wallfisch album

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BLOOD & BONE (joannawallfisch.com) 7/10 Joanna Wallfisch often puts a gloss upon her songs: a shiny surface on which the listener my safely glide over the lyrics’ emotional barbs and snags. The result is that much of her (admittedly uneven) work could easily be dismissed as merely pleasant, when in fact her words can create […]

Apr
9
2018

YOUSSOU NDOUR

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Concert Hall, March 28 7/10 Youssou Ndour promised a party and most members of the audience would probably say he delivered. It’s just that aiming for a party may have been to set the bar too low when another level was possible: a plane on which exuberance and joy sometimes vacated the dance floor to […]

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