Female Rocker Rocks!!!

Female Rocker Rocks!!!

St. Vincent was born Annie Erin Clark on September 28, 1982; she was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and spent most of her childhood in Dallas, Texas. Clark began playing guitar at the age of 12, and she picked up some valuable lessons on the life of a touring musician as a teenager when she joinedContinue Reading

Neo-Soul Funk The way you’ll Like It!!

Neo-Soul Funk The way you’ll Like It!!

Alternative R&B singer Jesse Boykins III boasts a five-octave vocal range and a wide scope of inspirations that stretches from classic soul to the contemporary likes of Björk and Bilal. He has also soaked up the music of the various cultures to which he has been exposed, including reggae and salsa, but his output isContinue Reading

If You Like Different & Cute, This Is One For YOU!!!!!

If You Like Different & Cute, This Is One For YOU!!!!!

tUnE-yArDs‘ music thrives on contradictions, not the least of which is how an album as singular as W H O K I L L earned the critical consensus to top The Village Voice’s 2011 Pazz and Jop poll. The fascinating dualities continue on Nikki Nack: Merrill Garbus and Nate Brenner‘s third album is also theirContinue Reading

More Economy 101

More Economy 101

Here are 3 more episodes from the WE THE ECONOMY series.As I said before, I post these to give information about how the economy works so we can be better informed when it’s time to make decisions.

Neo-Soul African Style!!!

Neo-Soul African Style!!!

The Nigerian born vocalist Douye proves equally adept at capturing the sound of her native land and the sensual sound of adult oriented[c1]  soul on her second album So Much Love. The sound of Africa is probably never far from Douye’s heart, even while listening to her parents’ record collection that American soul and jazzContinue Reading

INFORMED DECISIONS????? {cont’d}

INFORMED DECISIONS????? {cont’d}

ECONOMICS!!!The driving force of OUR, & WORLD finances. Here’s pt. 2 & 3 of our look at economics taken from the WE THE ECONOMY series.The more you know, the better decisions you can make at the ballot box which will affect us all.

A New 21st Century Crooner

A New 21st Century Crooner

This may be Walter Christopher’s 5th CD project but it’s the first time I can say he became one of my new favorite artists. Normally I’ll just play about 30 seconds of a track to see whether it’s worth the listen. In the case of The Mellisonant Album it wasn’t that simple. I found myselfContinue Reading

Urban Gospel Pioneers

Urban Gospel Pioneers

The Church of God in Christ has maintained a distant yet influential relationship with secular music, and the same thing can be said about the Rance Allen Group, the legendary gospel band whose spiritual home is in that church. The denomination’s “in the world but not of the world” teaching means that listening to secularContinue Reading