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Posts Tagged ‘Soul’

Chris Jay: “Rain” has its own kind of burning intensity

The Texan artist Chris Jay, who specializes in a blend of soul, pop and EDM is a class act, using old-fashioned sensuality to sell his image rather than raunchy sex like some of his contemporaries. His latest track, “Rain”,...


Ser Franklin – “Lonely Soul” makes for a passionate listen

Debut albums have often been trials of sorts for different musical acts. For some, they’ve been instant masterpieces; for others, stepping stones to bigger and better things; and in most cases, they’ve been utter failures. ...



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“Miracles” – ARTEM CITHARA (ft. Nicole Elizabeth & Slick Sax) features extensive musicality

Artem Cithara (producer, composer), Nicole Elizabeth (vocals) and Slick Sax (saxophone), make a dynamic team on their brand new single “Miracles”. At once haunting, retro and modern, you’ll fall in love with Nicole...



Cassie Holt and The Lost Souls: “Curvy Girl” – obviously gifted in music and song

These days, it seems anyone can make an R&B record. However, recording a soul track takes that special intangible element that not all have. Cassie of Cassie Holt and The Lost Souls, offers cadences that move in an affable ...


Kynard: “Get Thru the Day” – a masterful underground production

During February of this year, Hip Hop/Soul artist Kynard released his debut album “Get Thru the Day”, which features the singles “Friend or Foe” and “The Weekend”. Currently located in Austin, TX, Kynard was rais...



THE O SOUND ALL STARS – “NU WOP DOO WOP, VOL. 1” revives the genre altogether

Cleveland’s own THE O SOUND ALL STARS, consisting of members Baba Adetobi, Mike Harris, Romeo Maxwell, Blacknile, Humble G, and Regi Beverly, have released their 9 track album, entitled “NU WOP DOO WOP, VOL. 1”. All songs...


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Doc Jazz: “It Takes Love” – rekindles the soul and ignites a fire in the heart

Doc Jazz’s songs are emotional, some are slow, others are upbeat, and most of the songs weave melodies through stories in a way that has you holding your breath to hear the words – then again, if you want, they can just ha...


Dondi: “Enough For Two” – a native feel for classic soul

Dondi was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa. At the age of eight, Dr. Carlton Lake, of The Philadelphia Music Academy, recruited him to sing with his world famous boys’ choir. Dondi traveled to England, Paris and Wales with...



Magazine Gap: “In Two Minds” – thought provoking lyrics and cruise control-like musicality

I can’t even quantify in enough words how much I love “In Two Minds” the latest video-single by British crossover band Magazine Gap. I call them crossover, because any one label, even a genre as wide as rock, is too s...


Magazine Gap: “Calling Card” – they have a groove built into their core sound

From beginning to end the new Ep, by Magazine Gap, entitled “Calling Card” distills what makes this groups’ music flow as well as it does. For sure they have a well-oiled sound that is distinctive and instantly recognizab...