Esperanza Spalding: Emily’s D+Evolution

I have been a fan of Esperanza Spalding for years and must say that her latest album has once again, blown me away. After her last album, The Radio Society, I have been anticipating her next creation. Her musicianship with the bass and her vocal skills are amazing. Each of her albums have a different…

Judith Hill

My spotlight of the day is an incredible soul singer-songwriter, Judith Hill. Her debut album, Back in Time, is filled with moving ballads, funky grooves, and a lot of soul and heart. Be sure to check out this album and the soundtrack she did for Spike Lee’s Red Hook Summer. You can listen to them both…

Prince

Recently we have lost one of the great innovators of music and the music industry: Prince. Prince is probably most well known by his movie and soundtrack, Purple Rain, but if you stopped at his hits of the 80s you will have missed some of Prince’s best work. Prince had moving ballads, funky grooves, and…

Record stores/Back to Vinyl

It’s great to see that some things are coming back such as vinyl records. My taste in music is overall pretty old-school. My favorite era of music is probably the 70s due to the lyrical depth and great instrumentation. With the digital sound of today, every detail stands out. Every guitar riff, every bass line,…

JC + The Voidz:Tyranny

Julian Casablancas + The Voidz released a new album called Tyranny that really stands out among the album shelves of packaged babble. If you are not familiar with Julian Casablancas, I highly recommend checking out  his band the Strokes. He also has a solo album titled, Phrazes for the Young that I believe shows great dynamic…