Posts Tagged: Matana Roberts

ACL 2013: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Over the course of the past year, we received thousands of albums and EPs to pore over, review and discuss.  Out of these, we reviewed approximately 500.  In this feature, we answer the Big Question: Which releases were the best?

ACL 2013: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Over the course of the past year, we received thousands of albums and EPs to pore over, review and discuss.  Out of these, we reviewed approximately 500.  In this feature, we answer the Big Question: Which releases were the best?

ACL 2013: Top Ten Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

The last of our genre lists is filled with WOW moments: big crescendos, bold moves, instinctive collaborations, explosions of brass.  This is music for car stereos and open windows, music to lift the sullen heart and to make it race.

ACL 2013: Top Ten Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

The last of our genre lists is filled with WOW moments: big crescendos, bold moves, instinctive collaborations, explosions of brass.  This is music for car stereos and open windows, music to lift the sullen heart and to make it race.

Matana Roberts ~ Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile

If Coin Coin Chapter One was an eclectic evocation of history as the history of liberty, an ‘activist’ endeavor both individual and collective in the sense given by the great tradition of free jazz, Coin Coin Chapter Two is more

Matana Roberts ~ Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile

If Coin Coin Chapter One was an eclectic evocation of history as the history of liberty, an ‘activist’ endeavor both individual and collective in the sense given by the great tradition of free jazz, Coin Coin Chapter Two is more