Tag Archives: Soul

SONG OF THE DAY Nick Hakim – Pour Another (Live)

New York soul revivalist Nick Hakim only has to sing a few words and the room fills up with soul, his voice is a dazzling and effortlessness breath of fresh air. Born in Washington DC, Nick Hakim now resides in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY El Michels Affair – Shaolin Brew

Last month, New York’s El Michels Affair, aka the group of Leon Michels, released their highly anticipated follow-up album to their 2009, Enter the 37th Chamber. Titled, Return To The 37th Chamber, this collection of songs revisits the albums of the Wu … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Soul Sugar (feat Courtney John) – All I Know

Paris-based Guillaume “Gee” Metenier is an organist/keyboard player and producer who has been releasing music as Soul Sugar for nearly a decade. Mixing psychedelic soul, jazz, funk and early reggae, he collaborates with an all-star cast of musicians from all … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nick Hakim – Roller Skates

In a couple of weeks, the New York psychedelic soul revivalist Nick Hakim will release his full-length debut Green Twins, which I anticipate will be well worth checking out. What first struck me about Nick Hakim was just how refreshingly original … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dee Dee Sharp – I Really Love You

Behind every great hip hop tune, there is usually a great sample and today’s song has been sampled in Shabazz Palaces’ new track, Shine A Light (listen to this in yesterdays post). Originally performed by the Philidelphia r&b Singer, Dione LaRue (a.k.a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gene Faith – My Baby’s Missing

In a couple of days time, Germany’s Tramp Records are going to release a double album called Virtue Recording Studios.  Consisting of 24 soul & funk tracks by a variety of artists, this compilation has been named after the Philadelphia … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Will Sessions – Run, Don’t Walk Away

Will Sessions have established themselves as one of Detroit’s must-see live bands, with a varied musical output that reflects their city’s roots. In addition to their own work, the group is known for collaborations with the likes of Amp Fiddler, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Axian – Strangers

“…Just trying to express myself ” These are the words of the Denmark artist called Axian, who seems to be doing a grand job of expressing himself right now with his soulful blend of lo-fi, beats and hip hop. I can’t … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nick Waterhouse – I Cry

Last week R&B groover, Nick Waterhouse released a new 7″ single from his third album, Never Twice. Pressed on limited vinyl pressings, the A-side is called L.A. Turnaround, (which features on last year’s album), with the B-side a new recording and previously unreleased … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Charles Sheffield – It’s Your Voodoo Working

Everywhere I go lately I keep hearing this song!  I first heard it in a playlist I’ve been working my way through (compiled by a man with exceptional taste), it then appeared on a new soul/funk compilation I’ve bought recently … Continue reading

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