African-Amazing

People get funny about Meklit Hadero. The local singer is outrageously charming, devastatingly soulful, and she does this kind of breathy percussion-singing thing no…

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The Eyes Have It

The Residents are legend. In the early 1970s they sent a demo tape to Warner Bros., which promptly sent it back in an envelope…

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Make It Funky

James Brown earned his title of the Godfather of Soul via his other title, the Hardest-Working Man in Show Business, and he ruled his…

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