Alabama Shakes – Boys and Girls (ATO) By now, everyone reading this review has heard about Alabama Shakes, or to be more direct, everyone has heard the hype of Alabama Shakes rather than hearing a goddamn note. I’ll admit to sneaking a peek at them just to get an idea of who the hell we’re … Continue reading Alabama Shakes – Boys and Girls
This video illustrates so much of what I love about independent music makers in general and Daptone Records specifically. Celebrating ten years of service to soul music, Daptone Records takes you on a tour of their Brooklyn studio and HQ with stories of their humble beginnings and continued humility as they do what they love. … Continue reading Daptone Celebrates Ten Years
Documenting the general feeling that we are at a low ebb where the only place to go is up, Badu creates a major piece of work, challenging but rewarding.
One day-long session in 1965 provides a lifetime of emotion and an eternity of enjoyment.
She put out the best soul record in decades, got screwed up on more drugs than most humans have even heard of, and became a tabloid lightening rod: The Amy Winehouse Show.
Lots of people have made the claim of “the Fifth Beatle” and many more have been appointed the title. But only one man truly deserves to claim that role: Billy Preston.