This year marks the 40th anniversary of "Catch a Fire", the major label debut and first international success for Bob Marley & The Wailers. Featuring standards such as "Concrete Jungle", "Stir It Up" and "Kinky Reggae", as well as two sung by the up-and-coming Peter Tosh, this is a must-have reggae release. Celebrate Marley's February 6th with us on Monday night. Baby We've Got a Date!
The personal merges with the political on Erin McKeown's latest release, "Manifestra". Drum loops, layered vocals and synthesizers merge with her electric guitar and other studio tricks, but there is also an accompanying all-solo-acoustic collection of these new songs. Guest singers include Ryan Montbleau, Anais Mitchell, Sean Hayes, and David Wax Museum.
Originally published on Sat February 2, 2013 5:56 pm
The people on the front lines of tuberculosis control have their hands full, but their biggest challenge for the moment may be containing strains of the disease that are resistant to drugs.
Worldwide the number of TB cases is going down. The bad news is that the number of drug-resistant cases is going up. The World Health Organization estimates that the number of reported TB cases that were multi, extremely- or totally-drug resistant doubled between 2009 and 2011.