AllMusic Loves 2016

– Give a Glimpse of What Yer NotBrandy Clark – Big Day in a Small TownKacey Musgraves – A Very Kacey ChristmasBrothers Osborne – Pawn ShopBritney Spears – GloryMargo Price – Midwest Farmer’s DaughterBob Mould – Patch the SkyBill Kirchen/Austin DeLone – TransatlanticanaNiki and the Dove – Everybody’s Heart Is Broken NowCharlie Faye & the […]

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Song Premiere: Beth Hart, “No Place Like Home”

In the video below, Hart elaborates further on how the track came together and why it’s her favorite, followed by the song itself.Fire on the Floor is due out February 3 and can be ordered via iTunes.Want to premiere an album or song on AllMusic? The earnest, album-closing track is a piano ballad that Hart […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Last Minute Edition

($14.71)AllMusic SubscriptionTo keep the lights at AllMusic, we have to run ads. (Monthly subscription)Timeline: Music & CinemaStack the deck against your friends and family with this chronologically-minded trivia game focusing on music and film history. We’ve compiled some of our favorite items for one last list of ideas for the holiday shopping season. ​Now, we’re […]

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New Classical Reviews

2Roman Simovic, London Symphony Orchestra String Ensemble – Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis; Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge; Elgar: Introduction and AllegroTallis Scholars, Peter Phillips – Josquin Masses: Di Dadi, Une mousse de BiscayeMitsuko Uchida, Cleveland Orchestra – Mozart: Piano Concertos No. Naturally, given the time of year, […]

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The 2016 AllMusic Readers’ Poll

These songs reveal that when all contradictions are nakedly exposed, all one can do is embrace them.” (Read the review)”Radiohead is older and wiser on A Moon Shaped Pool, deciding not to push at the borders of their sound but rather settle into the territory they’ve marked as their own. It’s a rare thing that […]

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Tom Chaplin Emerges From the Depths With ‘The Wave’

The night before, Muse had performed in the same slot, and it had been very much a bombastic, posturing rock show, and it was interesting to see the two different extremes. We talked with Chaplin about the album’s frigid cover photo shoot, the fear of becoming a cliché, and learning to like the sound of […]

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