This album combines exuberantly devotional lyrics with a solid R&B musical underpinning. Recorded in 2000, What He's Done For Me is smart, smooth and well-executed urban gospel funk with Brother Dyson's multi-octave voice the centerpiece. It's pure, divinely inspired gospel — all about passion, praise and soul. Dyson reinforces the strength of his faith with the power of his music.
By Hua Hsu on 05.22.11 in Reviews
Aceyalone, Mikah-9, P.E.A.C.E. and Self Jupiter hailed from Los Angeles's ultra-competitive, late-'80s Good Life/Project Blowed scene, where a weak freestyle or offbeat speed-rap would get you ushered off stage. Their de...
By Chris Nickson on 04.22.11 in Reviews
Possibly the best-known export of the Danish-owned Faroe Isles, singer Eivør Pálsdóttir recorded this debut in Iceland when she was just 17. Although its basis is in Faroese folk (including a sample of...
By Jack Rabid on 04.22.11 in Reviews
These guys put the endlessly enjoyable late-'70s Vancouver punk/new wave scene on the map with such wonders as Something Better Change and their genre-defining Hardcore '81. With Joey "Shithead" Keithle...
By Dan Epstein on 04.22.11 in Reviews
Producer: "This Caribbean Synthesizer Christmas thing we've got going here just isn't quite cutting it. The master tapes are due to the label tomorrow — what do we do?" Engineer: "You know what would really...