Articles tagged r&b, soul, monica, brandy, dallas austin, bryan-michael cox,

Bobby Rush: Chicken Heads: A 50-Year History Of Bobby Rush

An amazingly curated and lovingly rendered collection that examines the wildly entertaining music of Bobby Rush.

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Lili N - “One” (audio) (premiere)

The young Italian artist steps out of the movie business and into music without missing a beat.

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23 Nov 2015 // 1:00 PM

The Nightowls: Fame Sessions

For their latest, Austin’s the Nightowls head straight to the source to create an album worthy of inclusion alongside the many classics to have come out of the legendary Fame studios.

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23 Nov 2015 // 2:10 AM

Son Little: Son Little

He says he’s a loser. But you know he doesn’t mean it. And he knows you know he doesn’t mean it—and that makes it sincere (with an emphasis on the sin!).

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Indigo Face - “At the Gate” (video) (premiere)

The European band's sensual pop hybrid comes into full bloom in their new video.

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18 Nov 2015 // 2:15 AM

CeeLo Green: Heart Blanche

A decent album of pop-soul is dragged down by its three worst tracks, which also happen to be the record's biggest and boldest.

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17 Nov 2015 // 2:05 AM

Bobby Womack: The Preacher

By collecting the late Bobby Womack’s first five albums in one place, The Preacher follows the soul great’s evolution from influenced to influence.

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16 Nov 2015 // 2:10 AM

John Newman: Revolve

That huge voice -- and those glossy production values -- are in full force on album No. 2.

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Chi - “Antidote” (video) (premiere)

The Bristol-born singer makes a strong first impression on this special live performance.

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10 Nov 2015 // 2:05 AM

Ruby Amanfu: Standing Still

Standing Still bleeds organic warmth—the kind sorely lacking from today's high-fructose musical fare.

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Sugar Joans - “NVR” (audio) (premiere)

The young singer makes a strong first impression on her edgy new R&B track.

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Dream Koala - “Dimension Sleeper” (audio) (premiere)

The rising French-Brazilian artist returns with a stunning new track.

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Brenna Whitaker - “Anyone Who Had a Heart” (audio) (premiere)

The rising jazz/pop singer knocks a Bacharach classic out of the park.

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Dioni - “Shades of Melancholy (George Priniotakis Chillout Remix)” (video) (premiere)

The Australian blends soul and trip-hop on her sultry new single.

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2 Nov 2015 // 1:20 AM

Chic: An Evening With Chic

This works more as a reminder of how great Chic's music is, rather than how integral this live document is to their legacy.

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Singer Leon Bridges Goes From Dishwashing to Soul Mining

“Having all the tags of retro soul, it’s almost made me question myself and what I do,” Leon Bridges says.

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Kygo x Kiki Rowe - “Got Me Thinkin” (audio) (premiere)

The Canadian artist reworks a recent European hit, with sensational results.

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Stef Lang - ‘ARROWS Part 1’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The Canadian singer-songwriter has relocated to New York City and successfully reinvented herself as a modern pop/R&B chanteuse.

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James and the Drifters - “Get the Spirit” (audio) (premiere)

The Indiana band return with a new lineup and a new dedication to classic soul music.

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Rudimental: We the Generation

Rudimental need to have greater ambitions than just performing with important guests. They need to find something to say.

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

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"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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