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New Music To Know: Laura Mvula’s Unexpected World Of ‘Orchestral Soul’

This is a glimpse into the unexpected world of U.K. singer-songwriter Laura Mvula.

05/23/2013

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New Music To Know: Daley

Some artists are discovered in back room deals by industry insiders who package them and turn them into a commodity that the iTunes buying public can stomach. And some artists, like Manchester’s blue-eyed soulful son Daley, spring (nearly) fully formed from their own imagination with accolades from their peers.

04/01/2013

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Motown Makes The Trip From Detroit To Broadway

Berry Gordy has long been driven to tell the the Motown story and wrote “Motown the Musical,” which will now make its way to Broadway, according to the Detroit News.

06/27/2012

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Last.fm Trends: D’Angelo Makes A Sweet Return

As hiatuses go it’s impressive, but after 12 years D’Angelo looks to be breaking his silence. With YouTube videos of new tracks circulating, fans are hearing their first new material since 2000. Today Last.fm Trends […]

01/30/2012

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Sales of Al Green’s ‘Let’s Stay Together’ Go Through the Roof Thanks to Barack Obama

When President Barack Obama stopped by New York’s Apollo Theater last week for a fundraiser, he had a little fun and went a capella when he saw soul crooner [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Al Green[/lastfm] in the audience. He […]

01/27/2012

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Free Mayer Hawthorne MP3 – “Christmas Time Is Here”

If you don’t know [mp3com-artist]Mayer Hawthorne[/mp3com-artist], you don’t know one of the grooviest retro-soul singers to hit the scene in the past few years. But here’s a good place to start: a sexy, slinky reading […]

12/19/2011

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Tell Me ‘Bout It: Top 10 Joss Stone Songs Inspired By Her Almost Murder

Due to release her sixth album, LP1, in July, it seems highly improbable that bubbly British soul singer and talented Tudors actress, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Joss Stone[/lastfm], would be the alleged victim of a senseless conspiracy by […]

06/15/2011

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