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Sinkane: Mean Love

To a large degree, the last year in music has been about the triumph of the smooth.

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Sky Ferreira: Night Time, My Time

After years of waiting, Sky Ferreira releases her debut full length.

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Blood Orange: Cupid Deluxe

Dev Hynes, who has developed into a venerable pop producer, releases his second album as Blood Orange.

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Charlie Whitehead: Raw Spitt

Alive Naturalsound reissues a lost album of political soul.

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Darkside: Psychic

Psychic isn’t quite rock, but it does lean more heavily on backbeats, guitars, and occasionally even traditional song structure than any of Jaar’s previous work.

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Dumpstaphunk: Dirty Word

A funk super group releases a potent, self-assured album.

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Earth, Wind & Fire: Now, Then & Forever

Earth, Wind & Fire sound effortlessly modern.

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Joe: Doubleback: Evolution of R&B

Joe smooths out and seduces away contradictions with croons and bass lines.

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Omar: The Man

Omar continues to look to the '70s for musical inspiration.

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King Khan: Idle No More

King Khan continues to mash together music from the 60s.

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Louisiana Red Inc.

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Myron & E: Broadway

Myron & E incorporate some indie pop-sounding strings into their brand of '60s soul.

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Massenburg

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K. Michelle: Rebellious Soul

Michelle is searching for the means to rebel.

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Kendra Morris: Mockingbird

Kendra Morris puts together a collection of covers for her second album.

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Quadron: Avalanche

Quadron share the aesthetic of a new cohort of artists flocking to the sounds of quiet storm and post-disco soul.

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Vested In Culture / Epic

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Robin Thicke: Blurred Lines

Robin Thicke delves into '70s funk and controversy.

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Star Trek/ Universal

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Various Artists: Under the Influence Volume 3

Under the Influence weaves together sticky webs of funk, boogie, disco, soul, and early electronic musical forms from the '70s and '80s.


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