• Nina Simone: The Biography

    Nina Simone: The Biography

    The distance between Eunice Waymon and Nina Simone is explained and explored for Jessica Whittington in this somewhat dry biography.

  • Esperanza Spalding

    Esperanza Spalding

    Chamber Music Society (Heads Up). Review by James Mann.

  • White Hinterland

    White Hinterland

    Kairos (Dead Oceans). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Gaby Moreno

    Gaby Moreno

    Hitting the road with Ani DiFranco as a follow-up to her national touring debut with no less a superstar than Tracy Chapman, Gaby Moreno will have to follow-up her debut album, Still the Unknown with a title more befitting her potential breakout. She’s already got some surprises up her sleeve for the second act.

  • Gitane Demone: Life After Death

    Gitane Demone: Life After Death

    From gothic siren to torch singer, Gitane Demone has been through it all. This new double-disc DVD collection chronicles the many phases and changes of her long and overlooked life and art.

  • David Thomas Broughton vs. 7 Hertz

    David Thomas Broughton vs. 7 Hertz

    David Thomas Broughton vs. 7 Hertz (Acuarela). Review by Aaron Shaul.

  • Miami Vice

    Miami Vice

    Fast boats, Ferraris and 3-day stubble. Yes, Crockett and Tubbs are back — but the new Miami Vice draws surprisingly few comparisons to the iconic TV series. Our man in the Keys, Steve Stav, delivers a hard-boiled report on Michael Mann’s latest crime drama.

  • Martina Topley-Bird

    Martina Topley-Bird

    Anything (Palm Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.

  • Three Wise Men

    Shelton Hull eagerly devours reissues of lesser-known work by the jazz titans Coltrane, Ellington, and Mingus. What’s left to do then but riff, baby, riff!

  • DJ Premier & Mr. Thing

    DJ Premier & Mr. Thing

    The Kings of Hip Hop (BBE/Rapster). Review by Bill Campbell.

  • Norah Jones

    Norah Jones

    Artist’s Choice: Music That Matters to Her (Hear Music). Review by Bill Campbell.

  • Verve Catalog

    Remixed 2 (Verve). Review by Ben Varkentine.

  • Ambiances Magnétiques

    Ambiances Magnetiques And Other Blips
    Tom “Tearaway” Schulte brings the Outsight faithful an assessment of the Ambiances Magnetique label, perhaps the most tightly compressed country music rundown ever, and a legion of cd reviews from the man who has everything. No seriously, it looks like he’s covered everything.

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