Category Archives: new york

SONG OF THE DAY Odetta Hartman – Widows Peak

New York/DC-based Odetta Hartman is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter who creates a very unique sound using a fusion of old country styles and new electronic productions. Her successful debut album, 222 was a bedroom-produced collection of songs that blended folk, musique concrète and psychedelia which … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Flying Stars Of Brooklyn NY – My God Has a Telephone

Well, this little cutie somehow slipped under my radar last year when it was released, so I’m glad I found this song today! My God Has a Telephone is the debut solo single from Aaron Frazer of Durand Jones & The Indicatons … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Abu Obaida Hassan – La…La (Don’t Say I Am Betraying You)

Last month I stumbled upon the bewitching sounds of Sudanese artist, Abu Obaida Hassan and have since been eagerly awaiting this day, for it is on this day that New York’s Ostinato Records have released a collection of Abu Obaida’s recordings … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Just Give Me Your Time

Well today’s song needs no introductions or explanations and I dare say I needn’t point out the obvious in stating just what a divine track this is, but oh my this is a beauty.  Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings couldn’t … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Carlton Jumel Smith (feat. Cold Diamond & Mink) – I Can’t Love You Anymore

Thank you Timmion Records, thank you so much for injecting my Friday evening with this scrumptious shot of sweet-sounding soul! Hmmmm… I Can’t Love You Anymore is the first single from New York soul sensation, Carlton Jumel Smith who recorded this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY DAY Sharon Jones The Dap-Kings – Girl! (You Got To Forgive Him)

“You hope that the music and the feeling and the song can inspire people to be better or do better things, or to feel better if they’re in a tough spot.  That’s what Sharon was so unbelievable about, just singing … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – Sail On

There’s nothing quite like a bit of Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings to bring a beaming smile to my face and this video (although tinged with loss and sadness) also brings joy and vitality, encompassing all of what Miss Sharon … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mystery Lights – Melt

S I’ve got to say that I am pee-my-pants excited about seeing this band tonight!!  The Mystery Jets are a New York five-piece who create a furious fusion of garage, blues, soul and psych-rock, delivering it raw and slightly on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY DJ Prince Paul feat. Chubb Rock, DOOM & Wordsworth – People, Places & Things (No I Didn’t)

New York producer, DJ and recording artist, Paul Edward Huston, aka Prince Paul, has been creating and producing music for over two decades.  He began his career as a founding member of Stetasonic and went on to produce De La … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY A. Savage – Winter in the South

This Autumn Parquet Courts frontman Andrew Savage, a.k.a A. Savage, will be releasing his debut solo album, Thawing Dawn via Dull Tools Records. The album is a collection of 10 songs all of which are orientated around the topic of love, directly … Continue reading

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