Oklahoma

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“I’m more interested in pleasing myself, and making records that make me feel proud and make me feel like I’ve done my best. And if other people like it, that’s gravy.”states Keb’ Mo’, assessing his new release Oklahoma, set for release June 14, 2019 on Concord Records. Indeed, in his quarter-century as a recording artist, the charismatic singer/guitarist/ songwriter and four-time GRAMMY …

Santana Afica Speaks

Africa Speaks

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For Santana, the inspiration for Africa Speaks holds a special significance. “This is music that I hold so dearly, and it’s not a stranger to me,” he says. “The rhythms, grooves and melodies from Africa have always inspired me. It’s in my DNA. If you take your inspiration from many, it’s called research. I researched this beautiful music from the …

The Traveler

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Recorded in Los Angeles, while the band was on a break from their uncompromising tour schedule that left them road-tested and ready to rock, The Traveler showcases some world-class musicians: vocalist Noah Hunt, drummer Chris “Whipper” Layton (formerly of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Double Trouble), bassist Kevin McCormick, and keyboardists Jimmy McGorman and Joe Krown.  The album features ten songs including eight new …

Purse

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Purse, an EP of four previously unreleased recordings, after an initial, sold-out run as a Record Store Day Exclusive on April 13th, 2019. The EP consists of four songs containing songwriting collaborations with Burt Bacharach and Paul McCartney and musical settings to lyrics by Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan. Purse EP track listing: Everyone’s Playing House (Burt Bacharach/Elvis Costello) The Lovers …

The Medicine Show

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Iconic GRAMMY and Oscar-winning singer/songwriter and activist, Melissa Etheridge has announced the release of her new album, The Medicine Show, out April 12, 2019 via Concord Records. Reunited with celebrated producer John Shanks (Keith Urban, Bon Jovi, Kelly Clarkson) Melissa sounds as rousing as ever, bringing a new level of artistry to her 15th studio recording. The Medicine Show deals with universal themes of …

In Search of Mona Lisa

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Legendary musician Carlos Santana will release a dramatic new EP, In Search of Mona Lisa, on January 25 via Concord Records. On three spellbinding and transportive new songs, the multiple GRAMMY-winning guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee takes listeners inside a magical and deeply personal experience he had when he visited the Louvre Museum for the first …

The Essentials II

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The Essentials II charts the astounding growth and time-warping sensibilities of PMJ, collecting 18 more favorites from the group’s era-colliding mash-ups. There’s a heavy metal anthem twisted into Motor City soul, a ’90s boy-band earworm refitted with angelic doo-wop harmonies, the Biebs and Britney turned black and white, even a sad clown turning a party-girl anthem into a melancholy ballad. “If …

Warmer In The Winter: Deluxe Edition

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This repackaged release features five bonus tracks including the holiday classics “Main Title from Home Alone (Somewhere in My Memory),” “Santa Baby” and “I Wonder as I Wander.” Warmer In The Winter went on to become the best-selling new Christmas album of 2017, outselling pop music heavyweights such as Gwen Stefani and Sia.  It was also the best performing holiday album on Pandora with …

12 LITTLE SPELLS

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‘12 Little Spells’ finds Spalding conjuring in the medium of musical creation, through an exploration of the body, human energy and healing. Working alongside Esperanza on this project are visual artist Carmen Daneshmandi, opera/theater director Elkhanah Pulitzer, wardrobe specialist Diego Montoya, and video artist Ethan Samuel Young. Each collaborator is creating key elements of ’12 Little Spells’ without hearing any …

Look Now

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Elvis Costello and The Imposters – Steve Nieve (keyboards), Davey Faragher (bass), Pete Thomas (drums) – have made a sensational new album that ranks alongside the best work this singularly great artist has ever produced. Recorded in Hollywood, New York City and Vancouver, British Columbia, ‘Look Now’ is beautiful in its simplicity, reflective in its lyrical vision, surrounded by melodies …