No Revenge Necessary ( The Royal Potato Family). Review by James Mann.
Chamber Music Society (Heads Up). Review by James Mann.
Operating in a genre dominated by paint-by-numbers R&B, Zaki Ibrahim paints soul – outside the lines – with a purple paint brush. S D Green talks to the emergent Canadian soulstress about globalism in her sound, the unlikely influence of Tom Waits, and why critics refuse to believe Canadian artists have soul.
This Way (Atlantic). Review by Stein Haukland.
Old Souls and Wolf Tickets (Rykodisc / Slow River). Review by Matt Cibula.
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