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Bastille – Wild World

Photo credit: Wolf James Holy cats, 19 songs! This one album could have been two. I normally review each and every track, but I will recommend highlights instead. Bastille’s Wild World was released September 9, 2016. “Good Grief” quickly sets the tone with its great vocals and drums.  The song is a...

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Wilco – Schmilco

I have a confession to make. I’ve never listened to a Wilco album.  Wilco’s tenth album, Schmilco, was released September 9, 2016. I had the advantage of listening to this album without comparing it to any prior album. Since they are a very established alt-rock band, there were a plethora...

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Heart – Beautiful Broken

Image from musicexistence.com Beautiful Broken is the 16th album by Heart, released July 8, 2016, on Concord Records. Dang, the Wilson sisters rock, but there’s a reason they’ve been inducted into the Rock n’Roll Hall of Fame! The album was produced by the talented, Nancy Wilson, and Heart’s bassist, Dan Rothchild....

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M83 – Junk

  Image from sfgate.com M83’s album, Junk, was released on April 8, 2016 by Naïve Records in France, and Mute Records in the U.S. The band is fronted by Anthony Gonzalez with electro-pop music in the vein of Daft Punk.  Junk contains many musical genres and does a good job...

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Paul Simon – Stranger to Stranger

Photo from jambands.com Stranger to Stranger is Paul Simon’s thirteenth solo album, and it was released June 3, 2016.  The album was Simon’s highest Billboard debut, at number 3, and reached number 1 on the UK Albums Chart. The 74-year-old is a master lyricist and folk rocker, with 50 years of tunes...