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Album Review: The Odd Tape, Oddisee  (Mello Music Group, May 2016)

The term beatmaker has been used to describe Amir Mohamed el Khalifa (a.k.a. Oddisee). … 223 more words

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Top Albums You Won't Find On 2016's Top Ten Lists

Every year I try to collect the five best albums that didn’t end up on any critics’ top ten lists. If you find one of these albums on a critic’s top ten list, please don’t sue me. 357 more words


What does Terrace Martin bio writer and Tupac Shakur's confidante's ex-associate doing with this blog?

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Changed the title because SEO and controversy sells. Leila Steinberg’s words in the book proposal I put together at her request are her intellectual property and it’s unfortunate that thought I wasn’t the person to help her stretch out the words and turn them into a manuscript. 1,642 more words


Audio: Today's Rhythm And Sound

Another heavenly selection of new music from across the musical landscape. Ten tracks discovered on SoundCloud over the past week. We have some fantastic sounds from the likes of Kiro Rox, G2S, Joyce Wrice, Matthew Im, LK, Terrace Martin, Earl Sweatshirt and more.Listen to the playlist below and follow us on… 9 more words


Terrace Martin - Velvet Portraits

Terrace Martin – Velvet Portraits

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I’m going to be honest, I don’t listen to much contemporary jazz. 390 more words


The Best R&B Albums Of 2016

Editor’s note: The point of more extensive genre lists is to help give shine to albums that wouldn’t make it into the overall best albums list. 4,649 more words


A Painter On The Drums: Jamire Williams Details His Artful Solo Project

If you like jazz, there’s a good chance you’ve heard drummer Jamire Williams, even if you didn’t know he was there. The Houston-born percussionist—known for his controlled, yet disjointed style—has worked with vocalist… 1,852 more words

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