The Best No.1 Album Dance Ever

 

Before today, the album sales tracking system was solely responsible for delivering Wiz Khalifa’s best week ever by tallying up the numbers to land the Pittsburg rapper’s Blacc Hollywood LP the #1 spot on the Billboard albums charts.But that was before the “We Dem Boyz” MC’s wife Amber Rose came through with the grand twerk finale. That’s right, the blond bombshell posted the sexiest video ever on Instagram Friday (August 29) to celebrate her hubby’s first No. 1 album; Read more.

Santana Corazón 2014

 

Corazón is the twenty-second studio album (thirty-seventh album overall) by Santana, released on May 6, 2014.[2]
Produced by Lester Mendez,[3] the album features collaborations with various singers like Gloria Estefan, Ziggy Marley and Cindy Blackman.[4]
"La Flaca" featuring Juanes, the first single from the album was released in November 2013. The album was certified double platinum in the Latin by the RIAA for shipping over 120,000 copies in the United States;[5] furthermore, it has sold over 63,000 copies in the country according to Nielsen SoundScan; Listen; Listen.

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Stronger with Each Tear.

Stronger with Each Tear, her ninth studio set, takes most of what was once side one to wash away the superfluous. Beneath that, however, it's smoothly assembled, as per her recent albums, updating '80s soul with hip-hop production. “I know I've gotta give myself a break,” Blige sings on Said and Done but she rarely does; even her paeans to self-empowerment bear scars. Her vocals are exemplary — making the use of Auto-Tune on The One a craven, unnecessary concession — and on the closing, vintage ballad I Can See in Color she burns free of technology's hold.

 

Anoushka Shankar - Lasya

 

Anoushka Shankar was born in London into a Bengali Hindu family, and her childhood was divided between London and Delhi. She is a daughter of Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar and Sukanya Shankar. She is also the paternal half-sister of American singer Norah Jones, and Shubhendra "Shubho" Shankar, who died in 1992.As a teenager, she lived in Encinitas, California and attended La Costa Canyon High School. A 1999 honors graduate, Shankar then decided to pursue a career in music rather than attend college; Listen

 

Pushing the boundaries.

One of Cuba's most celebrated bands is bringing its eclectic mix of styles - and penchant for innovation - to Sydney, writes Gabriel Wilder. The train, that's what they call Los Van Van in Cuba. It's an apt nickname: for 40 years, the band have been at the forefront of popular music on the island and they show no sign of slowing down. Read more.

 

The Rough Guide To Flamenco Guitar

 

OnToday, World Music Network releases it's latest compilation album, The Rough Guide To Flamenco Guitar! Considered by many as the most technically demanding of all musical styles to play on guitar, no art form truly expresses the very soul of Spanish culture like flamenco. Bringing together today’s flamenco guitar masters, this Rough Guide unravels the mystery of one of the world’s most beautiful musical traditions, and includes a bonus album by Antonio Rey, one of the finest guitarists in flamenco today; Listen.