Tagged: soul


R.I.P. Bobby Womack

Bobby Womack, legendary singer and songwriter, influencer and collaborator, has passed away at the age of 70, his last label home XL Recordings (via Rolling Stone) has confirmed. The cause of death has not yet … read more »

POSTED June 27, 2014 10:19PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , ,

Stream: Young & Sick, “Heartache Fetish”

In just a few weeks, the once-mysterious visual artist-turned-R&B innovator known as Young & Sick will release of his self-titled debut. He’s given us one song, “Glass,” from the 10-track project—which he performed live at … read more »

POSTED March 25, 2014 10:06PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Listen to Young & Sick’s Slinky Single, “Glass”

“R&B has never really gone away, it’s just gotten more interesting lately,” Young & Sick told Stereogum last month. Based on “Glass”, the Buzzfeed-premiered song from the sometimes-elusive visual artist and songwriter (real name: Nick), … read more »

POSTED February 18, 2014 1:39PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Stream: Curtis Harding, “Keep on Shining”

FADER PREMIERE I probably would stick the wrong timestamp on “Keep on Shining” if I heard it in a bar. The cracking emotion of the voice, the flashy hits of horn and even that cooly … read more »

POSTED January 31, 2014 11:58AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

R.I.P. The Child of Lov

UPDATE 12/13/13: The Child of Lov’s manager, Trey Reames, has released a statement to the NME regarding the singer’s untimely death: “On behalf of the family and as his manager I must announce that Martijn … read more »

POSTED December 13, 2013 10:51AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Vinyl Archeology: Cosmo Baker’s Selections of Power and Positvity

Today, America votes to elect the president who’ll serve for the next four years. In 2009′s FADER #59, Philly-born and Brooklyn-based DJ Cosmo Baker selected this group of old songs to celebrate the beginning of … read more »

POSTED November 6, 2012 3:06PM IN REHEATERS TAGS: , , , ,

Video: The Child of Lov, “Heal”

Enigmatic The Child of Lov emerged earlier this summer with a funky, soulful demo for “Heal.” Here’s the official video for the track, shot in Atlanta by Focus Creeps, which sheds a bit more light … read more »

POSTED October 8, 2012 10:49AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

Daily Inspiration: Don Cornelius

This morning, Don Cornelius, creator and host of the beloved dance show Soul Train, was found dead in his Los Angeles home. Politically and musically conservative, Cornelius nevertheless extended the olive branch to hip hop … read more »

POSTED February 1, 2012 7:05PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,
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Dollars to Pounds: Lianne La Havas

I love a girl who will openly discuss female facial hair. Interview done, coffee drained and talk turns to what a girl should do about a hairy upper lip. “Bleach,” I say. “Threading!” counters Lianne … read more »

POSTED October 20, 2011 3:46PM IN DOLLARS TO POUNDS, MP3 / STREAMS Comments (5) TAGS: ,

Lungu Lungu: Efya’s Got Soul

In Ghana, to make money, artists need to perform. To perform, artists need a hit. To make a hit, artists need… money, but not necessarily talent. Explaining this last sentence could turn into an essay, … read more »

POSTED October 5, 2011 2:15PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,