Maria Kim, Misty Blue Review


Maria Kim, Misty Blue Review by Constance Tucker Misty Blue by Maria Kim is a fine example of jazz vocal ability. Each track offers a unique example of her exceptional technique, clear diction, and emotional expressiveness. The album opens with Read more

Katarina Pejak, Pearls On A String Review


Katarina Pejak, Pearls On A String Review by Constance Tucker Pearls On A String, released under Ruf Records, vibrantly shows Katarina Pejak’s multifaceted singing, songwriting, and keyboard performance talents. The album features a compelling mix of original compositions and covers, Read more

Chiyomi Yamada, My Land Review


Chiyomi Yamada, My Land Review by J. Pepper Chiyomi Yamada and the Japanese folk band Baobab have masterfully woven together the threads of traditional Japanese folklore and European musical sensibilities in the album My Land. Yamada, a native of Fukuoka, Japan, Read more

Nancy Vieira, Gente Review


Nancy Vieira, Gente Review by J. Pepper Nancy Vieira’s latest album, Gente, is a collection of songs brought to life by her dynamic vocals. Each of the fourteen songs is intricately woven with cultural narratives, personal history, and musical exploration. Born Read more

Elbow, Audio Vertigo Review


Elbow, Audio Vertigo Review by Constance Tucker Elbow’s latest musical voyage, Audio Vertigo, marking their tenth studio effort, captures the essence of Elbow’s evolution, a journey that began in the hallowed halls of Migration Studios in Gloucestershire, continued through The Dairy Read more