Friday, October 17 2014
Rhino’s seven CD retrospective box set Soundtracks covers off the bulk of Ry Cooder’s ‘80s film work. Interesting and varied, this is a worthy re-issue.
Tuesday, October 14 2014
The brief video for the smooth electro-soul of Mozaic's four-part series "Unexpected Turns" leaves a whole lot of questions unanswered.
Monday, October 13 2014
With some luck, we’ll be talking about JW-Jones in the same breath as we do Johnny Winter and Jimmie Vaughan.
Thursday, October 9 2014
Psychedelic soul band King Khan and the Shrines played an incindiery show on KEXP back in March and today the radio station has released the videos on YouTube.
Wednesday, August 27 2014
Soulful duo Kindred the Family Soul retain the refined persona of R&B on latest album A Couple Friends.
Friday, April 18 2014
Eclectic, showing an appealing musical restlessness, Inner Fire is both enjoyable and exceptional.
Tuesday, April 15 2014
With his rendition of "Tennessee Waltz" for his 1964 Copacabana shows, Sam Cooke proceeded to do the impossible: he made the waltz swing.
Tuesday, March 25 2014
The long-awaited new album from Kelis, Food releases April 22nd via Ninja Tune. Here is the soul diva's latest video, featuring some groovy and bluesy guitar licks. 2014 is looking to be an amazing year for soul music.
Monday, October 28 2013
The best new soul singer in a good long while has emerged from the Yorkshire Dales. Get ready. It's John Newman's world, we just live in it.
Tuesday, October 22 2013
Today brings part two of our Donna Summer special. In the clubs and on the airwaves, Summer remains a vital force. PopMatters celebrates the hits that spawned a revolution in dance music.