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How Will Musicians Control Their Credits in the Digital Age?

ProMusicDB is a new organization dedicated to giving musicians past and present proper credit, and thus remuneration, for recording sessions they play on. ProMusic DB founder CHRISTY CROWL explains.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Channeling Beatles, In Rarified Air

In their first new CD since 2012, the HOT CLUB OF SAN FRANCISCO reimagines tunes by Lennon-McCartney and George Harrison in the gypsy jazz style of DJANGO REINHARDT.
by David McGee
 

 

 

When Robert Mitchum Was Like So…

In 1957, while filming in Trinidad with director John Huston, ROBERT MITCHUM became obsessed with Calypso music, so much so that he made an entire album of it, for Capitol, with Johnny Mercer's blessing. It's good stuff. Let's ...
by David McGee
 

 
 

A Super Deluxe Charlie Brown Christmas

A 4-CD/1-Blu ray audio deluxe package featuring dozens of VINCE GUARALDI TRIO outtakes from the soundtrack sessions
by David McGee
 

 

 

Stone Cold Country

STONE COLD COUNTRY: Remembering the music and the life of GEORGE JONES, 1931-2013
by David McGee
 

 
 

Dadaji’s Paintbrush: A Thing of Beauty

In which JULES hails ‘Dadaji’s Paintbrush,’ an open-hearted and tender intergenerational story of a boy and his grandfather in India, as ‘a thing of beauty’
by David McGee
 

 

 

Love or Chicken, It’s Tasty

You might say stellar guitarist-singer-songwriter BILL KIRCHEN lights it up on his new album, Seeds and Steams. Or you might also say SEEDS AND STEMS Bill Kirchen Proper Records “Get outta my way you small town clowns/th...
by David McGee
 

 
 

‘Knowing Happiness Without Restraints’

Descended from Hindustani musical royalty, ANANDI BHATTACHARYA makes an impressive international debut on JOYS ABOUND, a celebration of 'knowing happiness without restraints.'
by David McGee
 

 

 

Inspired by Tolstoy and Pigs

Toronto-based animal rights activist ANITA KRAJNC is co-founder of Toronto Pig Save. They save pigs from slaughter, on pain of arrest. Their efforts are paying off. DUNCAN STRAUSS has the inside story.
by David McGee
 

 
 

The Elite Half Hundred of 2014 (Part 1)

THE ELITE HALF HUNDRED OF 2014 (PART 1)--Numbers 1-25 of our half hundred best albums of 2014, excluding the Albums of the Year
by David McGee