Posts Tagged: Soul

RJD2’s Future is Enticing with “Dame Fortune”

RJD2‘s new album Dame Fortune is the sound of the future. Out today via RJ’s Electrical Connections, the veteran producer’s latest production showcases an eclectic sound you don’t want to miss. With a career spanning over 20 years, RJD2 successfully fuses genres such as soul, funk and electronic music all at the same time. Each track off Dame Fortune transports… Read more »

Get to Know Charles Bradley, The Soul of The American Dream

Fall down seven times, stand up eight. If anyone is the embodiment of this motto, it’s Soul singer Charles Bradley. Award-winning director Poull Brien’s 74-minute documentary, titled “Charles Bradley: Soul of America,” reports on the months between Charles’ 62nd birthday and the release of debut album No Time for Dreaming. His story is truly inspiring, full… Read more »

Sharon Jones: “Down, But Not Out!”

To all Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings fans, we’re sad to announce that plans for the band to tour and release their upcoming album in 2013 have been postponed. Unfortunately, the Queen of Soul, Sharon Jones, has been diagnosed with stage-one bile duct cancer. The silver lining is it has thankfully been caught early and hasn’t spread. Sharon… Read more »

Get Your NYCROPHONE On and Treat Your Soul to Some Sweet Sweet Music

NYCROPHONE is not an ordinary music blog. The name is an amalgamation of “microphone,” an essential tool in music, and “New York,” a major epicenter for the industry. Created in 2011 by Hauke Gahrmann, a constant fixture in New York’s underground music scene, NYCROPHONE not only provides a platform for artists whose songs and videos are… Read more »

Cults, Music, Drugs and Brazil – This Ain’t No Telenovela But The Story of Tim Maia

Very rarely is an unreliable, unpredictable, explosive and at times uncontainable personality in music matched with such a talented, emotional and subtle soul. Enter: Tim Maia. As a Brazilian Jazz/Soul singer, Tim ironically embodied all that is Rock n’ Roll. He is said to have begun his career in music via New York City in… Read more »