Articles tagged blue-eyed soul

James Vincent McMorrow: We Move

While 2014's Post Tropical showcased McMorrow's fondness for hip-hop's rhythms and R&B's sensual spaciousness, We Move marks a definitive step toward full-fledged pop.

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Dusty Springfield: Reputation (Expanded Deluxe Collector’s Edition)

This might suffer from too much anonymous dance filler, but there are enough reminders why Springfield's place in the all-time vocal pantheon is fully merited.

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Peter Wolf: A Cure for Loneliness

Wolf's eighth solo album shows a gradually mellowing singer still in fine voice and experimenting with a variety of styles.

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Daryl Hall and John Oates Unleash the Hits at Madison Square Garden

These days, it's kind of hip to be a Hall and Oates fan.

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The Inimitable Quartet That Is Lake Street Dive

Lake Street Dive find the perfect foundation between unbridled soul and incredible technicality at Tucson's Rialto Theatre.

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24 Feb 2016 // 12:50 PM

Lake Street Dive: Side Pony

It may stand out from current trends, but trust us: you'll want to rock this Side Pony.

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16 Feb 2016 // 3:02 PM

Mayer Hawthorne - “Cosmic Love” (Singles Going Steady)

In just over three minutes, Mayer Hawthorne attempts to obliterate soul music's entire canon with its most trite imitation of Curtis Mayfield's falsetto heard to date.

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The James Hunter Six: Hold On!

This is more than interpretation or retro-perfection soul. This is the real deal that will kick your butt right out onto the dance floor.

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Van Morrison: Astral Weeks / His Band and the Street Choir

These new re-releases of Morrison's mystical masterwork and its unheralded little brother are especially welcome.

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Paul Weller: Saturns Pattern

This is not just serviceable "craft" meant to keep the fans happy; this is magic that's up for grabs to all.

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15 Apr 2015 // 2:04 AM

Boz Scaggs: A Fool to Care

A delightful journey of songs through musical decades and styles, all delivered in Scaggs' soulful tenor.

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Cold War Kids: Hold My Home

Upbeat performances and pop-rock confidence can't hide a severe lack of creativity on the Californian band's fifth album.

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22 Oct 2014 // 2:20 AM

The Voyage Impulse in the Music of Sting

No matter what hat he wears as an artist, the impulse to voyage beyond defines Sting, as do the impulses that compel him to stay.

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Daryl Hall & John Oates: Live at the Troubadour

Vintage pop duo gives it one more go.

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In Defense of the Infinite Universe in 'No Man's Sky'

// Moving Pixels

"The common cries of disappointment that surround No Man’s Sky stem from the exciting idea of an infinite universe clashing with the harsh reality of an infinite universe.

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