Tag Archives: R&B

SONG OF THE DAY The Magnificent Tape Band – Black Tiger

Founders of Leeds soul and funk label ATA Records, Neil Innes and Pete Williams, a.k.a The Magnificent Tape Band, are to release a new album later this month. Taking inspiration from the more abstract realms of soul, The Subtle Art … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY King Khan & The Shrines – 69 Faces Of Love

Cosmic love puppies, I needed some King Khan today!  King Khan and his 69 Faces of Love, it’s like a restorative magic potion that banishes all the chaos from my head….. Canadian born and now Berlin-based, Arish Ahmad Khan, aka King … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dominique Fils-Aimé – Rise

Dominique Fils-Aimé is a singer-songwriter from Montreal who, following her participation in the TV show The Voice in 2015, released her self-produced and self-written debut EP, RED that same year.  Heavily influenced by the soul icons of the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Janko Nilovic – Drug Song

Born in 1941 in Istanbul, Turkey, Janko Nilović is a Montenegrin-French composer, arranger, conductor, keyboardist, percussionist, vocalist and producer.  Musically, his style impressively stretches over a wide spectrum of genres, ranging from classical to jazz, funk to pop and psych to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY James Hunter Six – Heartbreak

James Hunter was born about an hour away from The Listening Post’s headquarters in Essex, UK but has travelled far ever since his music career began in 1986. The r&b singer-songwriter started out playing with a band called “Howlin’ Wilf and the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Space Invadas – Wild World Feat. Remi

I heard today’s track for the first time about 20 minutes ago and the more I listen to it, the more I’m loving it! Smouldering sweet-sounding soul, honey-laced vocals and soaring horns..this is the sound of the Space Invadas’ Wild … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY David Coleman With The Hector Rivera Orchestra ‎– Drown My Heart

Today’s delicious slice of soul is served with a generous helping of Latin groove, adding a touch of the exotic to this already tender, tasty track. Originally released in 1966 on Old Town Records subsidiary label, Barry!, Drown My Heart has … 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 Vicki Anderson – The Message from the Soul Sister

According to James Brown’s autobiography soul singer Vicki Anderson, a.k.a Myra Barnes (her maiden name), was the best female singer he ever had!  For three years Anderson sang with James Brown, initially joining him in 1965 until she was replaced … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Monophonics – Like Yesterday

The only reason I’ve not featured this song before now is because I was convinced that I’d already used it, but apparently not! How did that happen?!! After writing about the Monophonics new upcoming album last Wednesday I’ve been listening to … Continue reading

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