Tag Archives: r&B

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Recommended: Stream Shamir’s debut album “Ratchet” — straight up electro-soul-disco

Photo by Mathew Parri Thomas Whether his sonic grooves are smooth and sexy, or playful and vibrant, there is nothing “ratchet” about Shamir’s music. The Las Vegas native may not be able to purchase an alcoholic beverage legally, but despite his young age of 20, he sure knows how to deliver electronic soul-disco to the […]

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Hot Artist Alert: Yonas Michael shares sultry new single “South Pacific”

Los Angeles hip hop artist, Yonas Michael has taken the reigns behind the mic once again. Formerly one part of the hip hop duo U-N-I, Yonas has taken his birth name to reveal his new solo project. Bursting with old time-y jazz and soul influences, as well as modern experimental beats and clever samples — […]

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Robert Glasper
Robert Glasper to headline El Rey Theatre in support of new album with original trio

  Robert Glasper is making a highly anticipated return to his acoustic jazz trio for his new album, Covered (The Robert Glasper Trio recorded live at Capitol Studios), which will be released June 16 on Blue Note Records. To celebrate the new record, Robert Glasper will headline the El Rey Theatre on Wednesday, June 17! […]

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Charles Bradley shines with all things love, passion and soul at The Roxy

The screaming eagle of soul, the man with more heart and soul than anyone on the planet, the one-and-only, Charles Bradley dazzled fans at The Roxy this past Friday. With so much love and passion, Charles enamoured the crowd with his every word and expression. If you have yet to see the great Charles Bradley […]

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Win a Stax Records Music & Clothing Swag Bundle

Memphis’ legendary Stax Records have helped launch the careers of many prominent African American artists since their inception in 1959 and they continue to play an integral part in showcasing the immense musical talents of timeless artists such as Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Booker T & the MG’s, Wilson Pickett, and Staples Singers, just to […]

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Featured Interview: Beacon discuss their process and how playing live has affected their sound

Thomas Mullarney and Jacob Gosset are on tour again with Beacon. On the release of their newest EP L1 the duo have been trying new things and designing new live arrangements to take on the road. When I speak to them over the phone on Friday, they are gearing up for their show in Seattle and […]

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Tink
Tink and Future Brown book Los Angeles date at Jewels Catch One

The Church On York is hosting an eclectic night of music this Saturday, January 31st at Jewels Catch One. From hip hop and r&B to psychedelic pop, electro and more — the night will be christened with a live performance by Tink and Future Brown, along with DJ sets by Juan Maclean, Peaking Lights, M. GEDDES […]

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The Roots Kick Off The New Year Right at The Observatory

The Roots The Roots wasted no time in getting 2015 started off on the right foot by having a show on the first day of the new year. To get the groove going last night, the show kicked off with Lion Babe opening for the Roots. Lead vocalist Jillian Harvey came out dressed all in white, with […]

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Theophilus London to Headline The Echoplex

Fashion forward and slick as hell, singer-songwriter Theophilus London, breathes new life into a spectrum of genres from soul-pop to indie-electro to rap and R&B. He is touring in support of his newest album release, Vibes, which was executive produced by Kanye West and showcases his penchant for catchy, expressive lyrics and extremely dance-able jams. […]

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Win tickets to Inc. at Los Globos

It’s about to get real smooth and sexy. Inc. is making their way to Los Angeles on Monday, Aug. 11 with a performance at Los Globos. The two brothers, Andrew and Daniel Aged, deliver a poetic dose of indie r&b and soul music. This is the kind of show you want to bring a sweetheart […]

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