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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


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


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

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


Live Review: Charles Bradley at San Francisco's Fillmore (5/17)

Photos by Collin Brennan

The irony wasn’t lost on Charles Bradley as he strutted and gyrated across the stage in front of a sold-out crowd at The Fillmore, … 1,060 more words

Concert Reviews

"dead!" - carolyn sullivan (1967)

For about three years, I hosted an independent soul music radio show on my college radio station. I loved soul music and my station didn’t have a block of programming that focused on that particular genre. 909 more words

New Interview with Max Weissenfeldt (Poets Of Rhythm / Philophon Records)

Check out my interview with Drummer, Producer and Composer Max Weissenfeldt here. He’s been ‘instrumental’ (geddit) in my evolution as a DJ, Music lover, radio programmer and record collector having played in and worked with such acts as The Poets Of Rhythm, The Whitefield Brothers, The Heliocentrics, Dr John, Polyversal Souls and more. 20 more words