Former Russian rock god Boris Grebenshikov joins Gabrielle Roth on this moving tribute to Tibet. Grebenshikov's deep Sanskrit chants over a bed of electronics, organic rhythms and instruments like the nay flute are memorable to say the least (he sounds like a Marlboro-smoking Siberian shaman). And on the dark and sensual "Tara Mantra," he's joined by Roth, and the two sing in perfect yin/yang alignment.
By Madelyn Rosenberg on 04.22.11 in Reviews
Here's one for the youngest trick-or-treaters, though if you're looking for a scare, the CD is more Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta than Boo. Clean and lean, with acoustic accompaniment, Dines'tunes are both singable and ful...
By Wondering Sound Staff on 04.22.11 in Reviews
Hilarious tunes about drinking and getting drunk! From master drinkologist Joe Quigley. Recommended for solo drinking!
By Mike McGonigal on 04.22.11 in Reviews
From smooth R&B-ish numbers to great downtempo dance songs with diva house vocals to solid, if simple, rap numbers, this diverse 1999 album runs the gamut of urban gospel.
By Wondering Sound Staff on 12.11.14 in Features
Five music critics discuss the best, worst, and most significant moments in Latin music this year.