December 4, 2012 Reissue labels generally fly below the radar, but the Numero Group has made a name for itself by releasing thorough archival investigations of local labels and scenes in distinctive packaging. Now the label is celebrating its 45th release with a set of 45 seven-inch singles.
November 19, 2012 The singer-songwriter's ability to be direct and earnest, to find 100 ways to say "I love you," has drawn many artists after him to adapt his songs into their own.
September 20, 2012 How the purple-tinted cassette version of Raekwon's classic 1995 album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... became a classic hip-hop artifact, and why its deluxe reissue actually makes sense.
July 31, 2012 The New York group was best known for a series of crossover pop hits recorded with everyone from The Beach Boys to Chubby Checker. Fat Boys had faded from the spotlight by the 1990s, but a new reissue makes a case for the group as more than just a gimmick.
May 5, 2012 Even when the group was at its silliest, Adam Yauch's low, hoarse voice made him seem like the most mature member of the Beastie Boys. Over a career that went in many unexpected directions, he'd earn the title.
April 9, 2012 From history's shadows, these high-quality soul tracks all feature women who deserve to be heard.