Rediscover: Roberta Flack: Chapter Two
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Rediscover: Roberta Flack: Chapter Two

For many people, Roberta Flack will only be the artist who sang “Killing Me Softly…

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Marika Hackman: Any Human Friend
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Marika Hackman: Any Human Friend

Any Human Friend confirms that Hackman has successfully carved out a particular place for herself…

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Territory of Light: by Yuko Tsushima
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Territory of Light: by Yuko Tsushima

Territory of Light invites us to recognize the peculiarity of seeing, to perceive it as…

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Florist: Emily Alone
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Florist: Emily Alone

Chic: C’est Chic (Vinyl Reissue)
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Chic: C’est Chic (Vinyl Reissue)

A consideration of C’est Chic should no longer involve questions of legacy.

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The Best Music Video Ever: “Karma Police”
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The Best Music Video Ever: “Karma Police”

“Karma Police” is great because it marks the beginning of something, not the end.

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The Mysterious Affair at Styles: by Agatha Christie
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The Mysterious Affair at Styles: by Agatha Christie

The Mysterious Affair at Styles will either enchant or disturb, depending on the audience’s degree…

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Patrice Rushen: Remind Me: The Classic Elektra Recordings 1978-1984
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Patrice Rushen: Remind Me: The Classic Elektra Recordings 1978-1984

Rushen’s strength lies in first emphasizing the individual, who then gently ripples out into a…

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Blancmange: The Blanc Tapes
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Blancmange: The Blanc Tapes

This enormous collection is at its best when directing listeners towards the smallest, subtlest glimpses…

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Julie Coker: A Life in the Limelight
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Julie Coker: A Life in the Limelight

The insights into Coker’s body of work feel incomplete and a little unsatisfying.

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