The neo-soul grooves graduate with a hint of electronic buildups
A Mixture of Club Music and Ballads Doesn't Fuse Well
In Joshua Radin’s new record titled, “Wax Wings”, we get a refreshing look back at simple yet elegant lyrics. In an almost unplugged album, it’s a refreshing step back in time to early singer songwriting. With Radin, each song is a little bit like the one before, but yet also strangely different. He opens up with a song titled,...
A Strong Mix of Heartbreak, Duets, and Toy Story
First off, here’s a disclaimer. Please don’t go into a Bob Dylan show expecting the same man from 1966, 1975 or even the same man you saw in the 1980s. Expect to see the great musician who has successfully melded jazz, blues and rock for over a decade and transformed his live shows into a performance that no fan...
Most people spend time with their significant others on their anniversaries. Not pianist Bob Szajner, though. On the day of his 18th wedding anniversary, he and a couple of friends teamed up for a six-hour-long marathon jam session which resulted in The Bob Szajner Triad, a three record set from which Down Beatrice Street derives. On Oct. 8, 1978, Szajner,...
What do you get when you put five incredibly talented musicians into a studio and allow them to jam with no restrictions? In this case, it’s a group of guys collectively known as Cinque creating a free-flowing album titled Catch A Corner. “Catch a corner” is an expression that means “finding a place to hang out with friends.” And that’s...
If you’re a fan of the jazz bebop era of the 1950s and 1960s when saxophonists like Cannonball Adderley and Phil Woods were blowing listeners’ minds, then Inside Out by The Bill Harris Quintet is right up your alley. This straight-ahead jazz record transports us to those days when creating an infectious melody didn’t warrant the use of special...
Froggy Fresh is the mysterious rapper behind a series of hit Youtube music videos featuring his poor rapping skills and awkward best friend. Almost a year ago, a rapper by the name of Krispy Kreme dropped this music video onto Youtube. Pretty bad, right? So bad that it's genius. The fast-growing popularity of the mysterious Krispy Kreme generated quite the...