Luaka Bop’s reissue of the Staples Jr. Singers’ sole album, When Do We Get Paid, brings a crucial gospel LP back into circulation.
American roots music legends Mavis Staples and Levon Helm teamed up in 2011 for a fabulous collaboration, which we can now thankfully hear on Carry Me Home.
Emeli Sandé’s soulful R&B is full of love. Once again this beautiful artist warmly embraces her listeners with her coming-out album, Let’s Say for Instance.
“Friends (How to Do It)” sees the Wood Brothers’ Oliver Wood join Nicki Bluhm on this funny, funky Americana tune about the modern dating scene.
Thirty years ago, Annie Lennox’s Diva set a new standard for blue-eyed soul because she approached the style with depth, understanding, humility, and respect.
From marching band drums to gritty guitar lines to hip-hop beats, the dusty anything-goes soul-pop approach of King Garbage doesn’t have any contemporaries.
Sugaray Rayford’s new album, In Too Deep has roots in late 20th century blues, soul, gospel, and funk, but hints of the 21st century are revealed in the lyrics.
Thirty years ago, Unforgettable… With Love gave Natalie Cole a new career: that of a contemporary interpreter of the Great American Songbook.
From piloting the transcendent rhythms of house music with Quentin Harris on Heroes & Gods 2.0 to conquering music industry politics, R&B trailblazer Rahsaan Patterson thrives in his own groove.