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Monday, May 3 2010

Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings: 30.April.2010 - New York

An explosion of energy and sound, Sharon Jones led her Dap Kings through a two-hour set at the Apollo Theater, Friday night, in support of their new record, I Learned the Hard Way.


Monday, April 5 2010

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: I Learned the Hard Way

Those tough lessons have settled deep in Jones' voice; the hard rasp is sanded down some, the emotions subtler than on the previous record -- but perhaps more volatile in their restraint.


Sunday, April 4 2010

David Byrne and Fatboy Slim: Here Lies Love

It's not often that a purely musical work can make us see a historical figure in a new light, but Here Lies Love is a fascinating exception.


Thursday, December 18 2008

Greyboy: 15 Years of West Coast Cool

Fifteen years after US3's "Cantaloop" popularized the genre, the acid jazz pioneer looks back on his career with Ubiquity records. Hip-hop, funk, and nu-soul ensue.


Friday, September 26 2008

Lou Reed’s Berlin (2007)


Wednesday, August 8 2007

The Budos Band: The Budos Band II

Sophomore album from Staten Island instrumentalists (and Dap-King labelmates) is a hulking freight of Afrobeat-tinged funk.


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Thursday, December 22 2005

The Budos Band: The Budos Band

This is soul funk that tells you, without words, to shake your ass and your mind will follow.


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