Raphael Saadiq
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Reviews // 3 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
Media // 1 Articles
//Features

Part 2: Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu
21 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM

From Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu, PopMatters presents our second batch of Slipped Discs, 40 great albums that didn't quite make our year-end list in 2008, but our writers thought belonged there.

//Reviews

Raphael Saadiq: Stone Rollin'
9 May 2011 // 1:42 AM

He connects tropes and strophes from classic soul and Motown to make original music that would cause its most celebrated inspirations (such as Sly Stone and Stevie Wonder) to beam with pride.

Raphael Saadiq: The Way I See It
17 Sep 2008 // 6:00 PM

Raphael Saadiq serves up twelve songs that recall the magic of the Motor City, among other geographic centers of soul music. Does the album hold up on the strength of Saadiq's reverence?

//Blogs

Ben Harper + Raphael Saadiq: 20 May 2010 – World Café Live, Wilmington
23 May 2011 // 2:55 AM

Both Ben Harper and Raphael Saadiq pleased an audience with a selection of songs from their new albums.

Raphael Saadiq - "100 Yard Dash" (video)
28 Jan 2009 // 5:00 AM

Just in town for PopMatters' week celebrating Motown, Raphael Saadiq has released a new video, "100 Yard Dash". In our Slipped Discs 2008 feature, Steve Horowitz said

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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