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JGM Pick of the Week: May 3, 2021

2021-05-04T01:38:05-05:00May 4th, 2021|

“Be Alright” Friends aka Anointed Friends Thompson Records (release date: March 15, 2021) By Robert M. Marovich In “Be Alright,” the female quartet Friends (aka Anointed Friends) deliver a simple song of reassurance and encouragement to a driving countrified beat. The ladies pepper their lyrics with familiar church aphorisms (e.g., [...]

JGM Pick of the Week: August 31, 2015

2015-09-01T03:26:25-05:00September 1st, 2015|

“Worthy is the Lamb” Eminence (2015) On its first single, “Worthy is the Lamb,” New York-based gospel ensemble Eminence demonstrates kinship with the vocally aerobic sound of the late O’Landa Draper. Sections of soothing harmony on this majestic praiser transition abruptly to passages of throaty, dramatic angularity, and then back [...]

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