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Every so often, if you’re lucky during the summer you months, you’ll have the chance to catch a good live show in your city. As I write this, Funk Legend Masseo who did most of the early production work for James Brown and who often played alongside Prince, will be performing tonight in the city in which I reside. Yet ironically, a group by the name of Foreign Exchange played at the same venue called the Jazz Kitchen a few weeks earlier.
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Get to know Nigerian musician Mile XY, an indie R&B-soul artist who is now based in Vienna. The exciting soundscape on his track ‘Too Many People (RMBA Baumgarten Session 04 V5 Roughmix 01’ is a smooth, densely packed and eclectic mix of jazz, soul, and experimental sound effects. Mile describes himself as as a natural lover who is very spiritual, which definitely lends itself to his sound signature on this track. Listen to ‘Too Many People (RMBA Baumgarten…Continue
Alt. pop singer-songwriter Dregas is premiering her newest single with us today called ‘Cannonball’, an energetic ode to fleeting romances where (some) men only want to hookup and what happens with the gender rolls are reversed. The lively Girl Power anthem features subtle undertones of 60s and 70s pop music, making for a groovy throwback vibe that packs an intense punch. “As if we, as women, must build in a level of skepticism when dealing with men in their "natural state"…Continue
One of the best feelings in the world, to me, is falling in love with a song less than 30 seconds in. Being unceremoniously introduced to the perfect combination of sounds and rhythms that both relaxes and energizes you. At the risk of over-hyping it, Marcus Alan Ward’s ‘Little Sunshine’ is such a song! The smooth, infectious melody are paired with soulful vocals and 70s-inspired harmonies that come together in sweet funk-soul bliss. Treat yo self, listen to ‘Little…Continue