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R&B

Cody ChesnuTT – Gunpowder on the Letter ft Gary Clark Jr

After taking a nearly 10 year break between full length albums, you would hope there would be some leftovers from Cody ChesnuTT‘s underrated 2012 album, Landing On A Hundred. Luckily, that is just what Mr. ChesnuTT released to the world today in the form of an EP full of B-Sides and Remixes (Amazon). Lead cut […]

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R&B

Miguel – Simplethings

This soundtrack to Girls is getting ooc. Miguel does his thang on “Simplethings”. ‘Girls Volume 2: All Adventurous Women Do…’ drops on 2/11 (Amazon). BONUS: Miguel – Do You (Cashmere Cat remix)

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Indie

St. Paul & The Broken Bones – Greetings EP

I’ve been meaning to write about St. Paul & The Broken Bones since my man Carter sent them my way. The problem is, I can’t stop listening to them. If you like Alabama Shakes, Mayer Hawthorne or Pickwick, you’re soon to be obsessed with this six piece R&B/Soul outfit by way of Birmingham, AL. Lead […]

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Blues

The Heavy – What Makes A Man & June 18th show at The Shelter

Fresh off an appearance during the NFL Draft , England soul/blues rockers The Heavy (trust me, you’ve heard “How You Like Me Now” before) are hoping to conquer the rest of the states this Summer. Their latest full length release The Glorious Dead (itunes) is already making waves with melodic singalong “Curse Me Good” and growling blues number “What Makes […]

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R&B

Har Mar Superstar – Lady, You Shot Me

While JT definitely fills a pop/R&B void, he doesn’t quite have the soul of Har Mar Superstar aka Sean Tillman’s latest jam. “Lady, You Shot Me” is the lead cut off the soul-leaning singer’s 5th album, Bye Bye 17 and this one song might even surpass Mayer Hawthorne and JC Brooks’ recent efforts. Stream below, […]

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Blues

JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound: I Am Trying To Break Your Heart cover

Who says I don’t take suggestions from friends and readers? If you are on the same Mayer Hawthorne, Alabama Shakes, and Fitz and the Tantrums train that I’m on, you’re gonna like JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound. Their cover of Wilco’s “I Am Trying To Break Your Heart” piles on the soul and emotion […]