Take a trip around the world with the bright, simmering sounds of the Asphalt Tango label. Dive into burbling Balkan disco, hypnotic traditional music, Gypsy guitar and spaced-out psych rock. Not sure where to start? Take a spin through this label sampler to see which artists quicken your pulse. We’ve picked a dozen of our favorites below to help you get started.
By Louis Pattison on 02.26.15 in Features
The metal legends talk about their history through the prism of eight songs.
By Robert Ham on 02.25.15 in Features
From Shania Twain to Patrick Wolf, these musicians couldn't leave well enough alone and rerecorded their work.
By Jewly Hight on 02.23.15 in Features
"I take the country songs, because they're the only ones left now with any real meaning, and I redo them more R
By John Morthland on 02.23.15 in Features
John Morthland on Rick Bragg's 'Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story.'