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Tyler, The Creator responds to a bitter fan who's 'outgrown' his music

Tyler, The Creator put out the excellent Cherry Bomb back in April (I highly recommend taking time out to listen to it in full), and some of his longtime fans weren’t too thrilled with how happy and upbeat the album sounded. 414 more words

Culture

Everybody Loves The Sunshine- The Roy Ayers Classic Is Fitting For The Season

This song sounds good in any season, but the vibe/lyrics really correlates with spring/summer. Whether it is a family outdoor event like a barbecue, just going for a walk in the sunshine, or relaxing in doors…this song matches the time of year we are currently in. 13 more words

Music

Song of The Day: Ethel Beatty - It's Your Love

Probably my favorite Roy Ayers production. Just listen to those keys! So smooth

Music

...but who do you sound like?

During our ongoing “marketing / publicity” campaign for La-La-La, we keep getting asked “…but who do you sound like?” and this is always it’s a difficult question to answer. 190 more words

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#MusicMonday: The Smooth Sounds of Ovaciir

Born Frank Randall III, OVACiiR grew up in a tight-knit family on the shores of Thread Lake in Flint, Michigan. He taught himself how to play drums at the age of 5, studied piano at the age of 7, and by the age of 9 had added bass, electric guitar and keyboards to his talents. 81 more words

Music Studio

Herbie Mann - Memphis Underground (Atlantic)

Herbie Mann is a quintessential figure in the history of the contemporary groove. He embraced Latin Jazz, Reggae and Disco, among others, eventually scoring his biggest succes with his cover version of… 63 more words

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