Yola’s first album found an adoring audience in the Americana world. She’s expanded her repertoire on Stand For Myself as she gets ever more soulful.
As shown with their brilliant collaboration with Mariah Carey, Jam & Lewis can still produce magic when making music with old friends.
In this exclusive interview with PopMatters, Van Hunt discusses his new collaboration with Nate Smith, the influence of Sly & the Family Stone, and a career-spanning compilation that defines independence.
Surrender is a concerted effort to remind listeners that above anything else, Diana Ross is a fabulous recording artist.
The OBGMs generate a sound that’s altogether brutal, sensual, raucous, and hungry on The Ends. It’s been long-listed for the Polaris Music Prize.
Following six turbulent years, Australia’s Hiatus Kaiyote return with their third LP of neo-soul virtuosity, Mood Valiant. It’s effortlessly likable and rich with heart and soul.
Dawn Richard’s Second Line is a gorgeous record featuring fantastic, strange, esoteric sounds playing with house and club conventions. It’s a pioneering record and easily one of the best of the year.