Ben LaMar Gay – “Aunt Lola And the Quail” [Video]

Chicago-based composer, singer and improviser Ben LaMar Gay shares a new single and music video for “Aunt Lola and the Quail,” a song off his upcoming album Open Arms to Open Us, out November 19, 2021 on International Anthem / Nonesuch. It’s also been announced that on Tuesday, January 18, 2022t Ben LaMar Gay will … Read more

Ben LaMar Gay – “Sometimes I Forget How Summer Looks on You (feat. Ohmme)” [Video]

Composer, singer and instrumental polymath Ben LaMar Gay has announced the release of his new album Open Arms to Open Us, out November 19th on International Anthem / Nonesuch Records. The first offering from the Southside Chicago native’s newest project is a pulsing melodic bellow featuring OHMME singers Sima Cunningham and Macie Stewart, titled “Sometimes … Read more

Honorable Mention Albums 2018

The simple fact is that TFN receives hundreds of albums every year for review. In regards to our annual best of list -The Blazing Top 50, TFN follows the rule that for an album to make the Top 50 we had to review it. With a very small writing group there is never any way … Read more