In a year when your favorite long-dormant musical act finally released new material after a multi-year hiatus, only a precious few releases -- from voices old and new -- were truly able to capture the pop culture zeitgeist. These are those albums.
07 Dec 2017
Simultaneously old and new, "Breakaway" manages to compress about 40 years of R&B history into four minutes.
19 Oct 2015
British neo-soul singer Jessie Ware performed "Say You Love Me" last night on The Late Late Show last night. The song is a gorgeous, R&B slow-burner that escalates to soaring pop anthem.
09 Apr 2015
“Tough Love” aims to make Ware more accessible to pop audiences, even if so far it has been overlooked by U.S. consumers (the album debuted at No. 50 on the Billboard pop charts last week).
Gerrick D. Kennedy
05 Nov 2014
My only criticism of the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit is that too much great music was programmed at the same time, forcing some difficult decisions about where and when to show up. The 2014 edition cannot come soon enough.
18 Nov 2013
Jessie Ware's classy voice is the backbone of her strong debut album Devotion, but her music might be better suited for smaller, more intimate venues.
07 Nov 2013
The 2013 Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit will take place from October 25 - 27 in Asheville, North Carolina.
16 Oct 2013
Jessie Ware, one of 2012's finest new artists, continues her career ascent with a live performance on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' last night
17 Jan 2013
The year ahead looks to be an exciting one with the emergence of wealth of great new music waiting in the wings. Will Jessie Ware and Django Django be the toasts of 2013? Will 2013 be yet another banner year for forward-looking hip-hop and R&B? And let's not forget all the great new bands expected to break big in 2013.
01 Jan 2013
Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard remixes Jessie Ware's “Night Light" flipping it to a more Hot Chippy groove. "In an industry of singers defined by the music behind them, Jessie Ware can only be defined as the best voice of 2012." -- Joe Copplestone
02 Oct 2012
The new video for Jessie Ware's mesmerizing “Night Light” features sultry dance moves. It's a gorgeous slow jam directed by Chris Sweeney.
18 Sep 2012
Despite frequent outings for someone who’s barely 20, nothing could prepare Nicolas Jaar’s admirers or the general listening public for what he's done on Space Is Only Noise.
16 Feb 2011
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