Soul

D’Angelo “Interpretations and Remakes”

While we wait (and wait and wait) for D’Angelo, check out this dope compilation of covers of his favorite soul jams.

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Ahu “To Love”

Dope dope new stuff from AHU (full name Ahu Kelesoglu). Long tipped as a vocalist to watch, Ahu steps softly from the shadows of her lauded guest appearances to deliver To Love. It’s a captivating performance from the Turkish singer who I first discovered as the lead vocalist for the Flying …

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Soul

Jamiroquai “White Knuckle Ride”

It’s the Return of the Space Cowboy! I’ve been a fan of Jamiroquai since the first album back in 1992. Mixing funk, jazz and disco, Jason Kay aka Jamiroquai has established himself as one of Britain’s most innovative artist of his generation. Five years after his last studio album, ‘Dynamite’, …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Andreya Triana “Lost Where I Belong”

In the shadows of the Ninja Tune label for a very long time with her collaborations with Mr Scruff and more recently on the Bonobo ‘Black Sand’ album, Andreya Triana will finally deliver her first album on September 07, 2010. The first time I heard Andreya’s voice was back in …

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Music Documentaries
Soul

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson & Bilal “Someday We’ll All Be Free” Video

While we are all waiting for the release of Bilal’s new album, here a little video of Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble featuring Bilal recorded live in Los Angeles. The song is a cover of “Someday We’ll All Be Free” from the one and only Donny Hathaway. Bilal is one of these …

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Hip-Hop Soul

MED + MADlib = So fine music

MED and MADlib are killing it ! Dope as fuck! Representing the west coast, MEDaphoar is my favourite MC from the Stones Throw family.

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Music Documentaries
Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Carl Carlton “She’s a bad mama jama” (1981)

Carl Carlton is not to be confused with Carl Carlson who is Lenny’s ambiguous best friend in the Simpsons. This track is one of my favorite 80’s boogie tracks ever, even if it isn’t the most obscure. It makes me want to be able to dance like the original lockers, …

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She's Got A Habit - Montreal
Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: She’s Got A Habit (Montreal)

Reviewing the great 6 track EP from Montreal group collective She’s Got A Habit.

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Music Documentaries
Soul

Belleruche “Clockwatching” video

Really great video from Belleruche, “Clockwatching” is the first single from their upcoming record called “270 Stories” out in October on the always great Tru Thoughts label

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Soul

Show Review: Gil Scott-Heron @ MTL Jazz Fest

Very touching concert at Montreal’s Jazz Fest from one of true living legends of American music: the criminally underrated “godfather of rap” mr. Gil Scott-Heron The show started a full two hours late but the crowd waited very patiently and hung outside the venue. I think people were this patient …

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Dj Mixes
Soul

Classic Mixes: Christian Pronovost “Reasons to Cry” (2000)

So happy to rediscover this gem for you all. The other day, I remembered that when I was working at Inbeat Records, Christian Pronovost put out this dope mix together called “Reasons to Cry” (Recorded in 2000).

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Future Classics
Soul

Quantic presents Flowering Inferno “Dog with a rope”

Will Holland better known as Quantic keeps the tropical vibes going strong with the second outing of his “Flowering Inferno” collaboration project on the always dope Tru Thoughts label. I have tons of respect for artist who constantly evolve, take risks and don’t adhere to the “if it ain’t broke …

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