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Tuesday, April 13 2010

Joyo Velarde: Love and Understanding

Filipino diva and frequent contributor to Lyrics Born records takes a nostalgic, R&B stab at her own LP.


Monday, March 29 2010

Erykah Badu: New Amerykah, Part Two: Return of the Ankh

You may not want to fall in love with this 21st century siren, but chances are good that you will. That is, if you know what's good for ya.


Monday, January 25 2010

Maiysha: 23.Jan.10 - New York

Maiysha takes The Blue Note stage to record live follow-up to her Grammy-nominated debut.


Tuesday, September 8 2009

Kylie Auldist: Made of Stone

Auldist returns with the Bamboos and restores the sanctity of the female soul singer with her glorious sophomore record.


Monday, August 17 2009

Verse-Chorus-Verse: Nina Simone

Pop Heroism, One Song at a Time


Tuesday, August 11 2009

Michael Olatuja: Speak

The guitar licks a smooth path through 50 minutes of gospel and soul, with Yoruba touches dropped in along the way.


Wednesday, August 5 2009

Various Artists: Eccentric Soul: Smart’s Palace

Numero scores again by unconvering the work of the Wichita-based Smart Brothers, a family of incredibly talented musicians that straddled the line between funk and soul almost effortlessly -- hits, budgets, and institutionalized band members be damned.


Wednesday, May 20 2009

Various Artists: Boogaloo Pow Wow: Dancefloor Rendez-vous in Young Nuyorica

This collection of raucous 1960s New York boogaloo has a strong soul component.


Thursday, February 12 2009

Daryl Hall & John Oates: Live at the Troubadour

Vintage pop duo gives it one more go.


Thursday, January 22 2009

Various Artists: Titan: It’s All Pop! / Eccentric Soul: The Young Disciples

The latest reissue compilations from the Numero Group shine the spotlight on power-pop from Kansas City, MO, and a soul factory youth group based in East St. Louis, IL.


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