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5 Favorite Records: December 2016

There have been a lot of dismal things about this year but it’s almost over and there have been some damn fine musical releases.  In my top five are a couple of classic blues-rock records, some newer releases from my favorite labels, and some local Brooklyn boys.   23 more words

Classic Rock

The Olympians

Ai fan della musica soul e R&B il nome di Toby Pazner non suonerà nuovo, anzi, ma per chi non lo conoscesse, lui è il pianista – ma anche vibrafonista, compositore, arrangiatore, produttore ecc. 267 more words

Music

The Olympians - The Olympians

I’ve been buying music from Juno since my DJing days and it’s still a regular haunt as I try to discover yet more far flung music with no specific genre. 102 more words

Album

SONG OF THE DAY The Olympians - Sirens of Jupiter

Today’s funky, fresh and soulful bundle of instrumental joy is the lead single from Daptone’s new super band, The Olympians.

Led by Toby Pazner (Lee Fields & The Expressions, El Michels Affair), this NYC-based band are a product of a fever dream Pazner experienced in Greece. 201 more words

Soul

SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights - Flowers In My Hair, Demons In My Head

True to its name, this song has an enticing exterior that greets you with its slow-paced, gritty 60’s garage-fuelled intro, enticing you in with mesmerizing waves of grungy psych-rock, but as this melody unfolds it begins to take root.   116 more words

Psychedelic

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings. Miss Sharon Jones! OST

The Sharon Jones survivor story is well-known to her loving fans: Jones beat pancreatic cancer in 2013 and circumvented the music industry more than a dozen years earlier. 82 more words
Funk

Charles Bradley - "Changes" Review

CHARLES BRADLEY – Changes (Daptone): I don’t know if it’s a distinctly 21st Century phenomenon, but as of late artists of every genre have been obsessed with mimicking styles gone by. 451 more words

Review