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REVIEW: Brittany Howard – ‘Jaime’ (Sony)

Her first solo album outside of Alabama Shakes, Brittany Howard roots ‘Jaime’ in her previous sound but leans to a more tender and experimental style.

REVIEW: Alabama Shakes – ‘Sound & Color’ (Rough Trade)

by Ed Biggs With their 2012 debut Boys & Girls, Alabama Shakes pushed their way to the front of the most recent retro-rock revival, alongside the likes of The Black Keys. Using authentic American soul and rock influences, from Curtis Mayfield, Otis Redding and recordings from the Muscle Shoals studio (located in the state which gives them their name), it was a fun, stripped-down experience. At the time, some pointed

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