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SteelyPhil's Music Post - Where did all the good music go?

The music scene these days is getting worse and worse.  In fact, I believe good music has been on a downtrend since the 90s.  So, where did all the good music go? 214 more words

New York

"how long do I have to wait for you?" - sharon jones & the dap-kings (2005)

We all want the quality of our lives to improve. With our own individual dreams, passions, and interests, each one of us has our own motivations to achieve happiness, or what we may think is happiness. 673 more words

The Frightnrs "I'd Rather Go Blind"

Daptone, as always provides us with some sweet reggae and most recently with the head bobbing “I’d Rather Go Blind” from the Frightnrs. Hailing from New York City and Daptone’s newest dabblers, they bring you the sort of love thatll have you embracing the nearest stranger and covering them in rum & ginger. 50 more words


Concert Column: Charles Bradley & The Extraordinaires @ SummerStage Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

Charles mother_____ Bradley. CHARLES MOTHA BLANKIN’ BRADLEY.

Charles Bradley
Chales Brodley
Chames Browdley
Hames Browd
James Brown

VH1 wrote about CB the other day, and they were completely right,  514 more words


Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens' "Cold World"

Joshua Daniel

In mid 2014 I picked up Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queen’s “Cold World” from Silver Platters based solely on the cover and the hype sticker Daptone Records placed on it. 312 more words

Music Reviews

SUBWAY SOUL CLUB in Times Square!

Exactly one week less than a whole year after its last event, Subway Soul Club returned to action on May 9 at a new location and with two incredible guest DJs, but with the same exciting groove,   1,998 more words

Charles Bradley: Soul of America (2012)

There’s sometimes a punishing redundancy to profile documentaries. If the subject has been in the public light for long enough, a profile doc can often feel like a Wikipedia article in motion, like a flip through a scrapbook of events everyone already remembers. 694 more words

Brandon Ledet