Articles tagged r&b

Heavy Hitters: An Interview With the Isley Brothers

Kendrick sampled them, UK dance groups cover them, and that's just a smattering of the Isley Brother's current legacy, summed up in a new history-packed box set.

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3 Aug 2015 // 1:30 AM

Night Beds: Ivywild

Ivywild is an intoxicating, stunning purge of emotion whose only fault is that it runs a little long.

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Garnet Mimms: The Complete United Artists & Veep Singles

Looking for You: The Complete United Artists & Veep Singles proves to be an excellent compilation of music highlighting a truly fantastic, underappreciated soul musician.

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Lyfe Jennings: Tree of Lyfe

The script changes little for R&B singer/songwriter Lyfe Jennings on sixth album Tree of Lyfe, but it works out just fine.

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The Internet: Ego Death (take 2)

Rising from the ashes of Odd Future, the Internet delivers the former collective’s first post-dissolution masterpiece.

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28 Jul 2015 // 1:30 AM

Future: DS2

On his second installment of the Dirty Sprite series, Future redeems himself and creates his own minimalist paradise.

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27 Jul 2015 // 1:30 AM

Lianne La Havas: Blood

With Blood, Lianne La Havas rediscovers herself and adds a prefix to her name.

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Joss Stone: Water for Your Soul

Think of it as the aural equivalent of a Lego set. One can use the simple bricks in different styles and colors to make something that stands out as special.

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Dani Elliott - “Sinner” (audio) (premiere)

Chillwave, contemporary R&B, and classic Nashville country coalesce on this gorgeous new track.

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20 Jul 2015 // 12:18 PM

Hudson Mohawke ft. Ruckazoid - “Warriors” (video)

Scottish electronic producer Hudson Mohawke teams up with vocalist Ruckazoid for the track "Warriors".

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Sly and the Family Stone: Live at the Fillmore East

On these two days in 1968, Sly and the Family Stone sounded like a perpetual motion machine far too powerful to ever break down.

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16 Jul 2015 // 1:30 AM

Bilal: In Another Life

With In Another Life, Bilal and Adrian Younge deliver a stone cold soul classic.

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Anton Fig featuring Ivan Neville - “Inside Out” (audio) (premiere)

David Letterman's longtime drummer steps out on his own with his debut solo album.

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Leon Bridges: Coming Home

Leon Bridges harkens back to that earlier era of rock history when quiet and sincere could be just as radical as its opposite.

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R&B Group the Internet Widens Its Connection with the Deeply Personal ‘Ego Death’

The result is a winning paradox: a jump toward accessibility that also feels deeply personal.

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30 Jun 2015 // 1:20 AM

Miguel: Wildheart

Wildheart is the sound of Miguel fully coming into his own , but we're still left feeling engaged but not thrilled, satisfied with the night out but lacking the impulse to text him back the next day.

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Royce Wood Junior: The Ashen Tang

Royce Wood Junior unleashes an unusual and heady mix of styles and talent on debut The Ashen Tang.

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19 Jun 2015 // 1:00 AM

Case: Heaven’s Door

Case delivers a pleasant, if predictable ‘grown and sexy’ effort on Heaven’s Door.

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Busty and the Bass - ‘Glam’ (album) (premiere)

The Canadian nine-piece band Busty and the Bass create an eclectic funk/soul/jazz hybrid on their debut album Glam.

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Mad Satta - “Simpler Times” (audio) (Premiere)

On the dreamy new track "Simpler Times", Mad Satta embrace the timelessness of classic soul.

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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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