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Spotinews recomendation
05.12.16

Hello. From last month: the new album by soul-pop singer-songwriter Dawn Richard. Enjoy! Dawn Richard – RedemptionFiled under: 2016, Pop, Singer-songwriter, Soul

Afro Monk review
21.11.16

Jhene Aiko is a female R&B artist that I’ve been completely obsessed with. The album is quite old and was released in 2013 but it’s something I think you’d all enjoy!

Clash review
16.11.16

An attempt to channel the turmoil of 2016 America...

Clash review
09.11.16

New ground resolutely unbroken, with safety in 11 numbers

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

"I've got friends and I've got family/I got help from all the people who love me." More

Clash review
09.11.16

A promising debut, if slightly unfulfilling...

Clash review
09.11.16

The unfiltered voice of a refreshingly real star...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

The story of Charles Bradley is a quintessentially American one. As chronicled in the excellent documentary Soul of America, he was down on his luck until he was discovered as a...

The Pier review
09.11.16

With the opening track, “Have It All,” the band immediately makes it known that they are no longer riding on the coattails of “Rude,” as the song features a uniquely upbeat sound...

Clash review
09.11.16

Traversing a new plane of foreboding electronic soul...

Clash review
09.11.16

A bruised and reflective soul finds his voice in remarkable fashion...

Clash review
09.11.16

Shooting for the transcendant, but sadly misses...

Clash review
09.11.16

Much-anticipated debut album matches the hype...

Clash review
09.11.16

A truly marvellous work from an artist in full creative control...

Clash review
03.11.16

A record that will feel like an emancipation for JoJo and her fans...

Clash review
01.11.16

Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge produce an album of reflective celebration...

Spotinews recomendation
24.10.16

Hello again. The smooth debut album by Kadhja Bonet was a sweet surprise for me. Genre: soul. Enjoy! (US version here) Kadhja Bonet – The VisitorFiled under: 2016, Soul

Spotinews recomendation
22.10.16

Hi again. St. Lenox is the handle used by Andrew Choi. This is his second album and it’s very good, very good indeed. Genre: pop. Enjoy! St. Lenox – Ten Hymns from My American...

Spotinews recomendation
20.10.16

Hello again. The final update of this release week is the new album by soul singer-songwriter Jamie Lidell. Read this review and enjoy! (Spotinews 076) Jamie Lidell – Building a...

Clash review
15.09.16

Pristine production from the South London newcomer...

Clash review
13.09.16

An enormously broad, yet also taut, creative debut set...

Clash review
02.11.15

AWOL artist makes good on initial potential...

The Quietus review
20.10.15

Despite being wealthy and successful, there's still an air of 'always the bridesmaid' about Janet Jackson, thanks in part to existing in the considerable shadow of her older...

Clash review
13.10.15

A flawed but engaging journey through the blues...

The Quietus review
27.08.15

Willis Earl Beal isn't exactly deprived of a backstory. A semi-mythologising malcontent, a wanderlust-ridden experimental soul outsider plagued by life-long anxiety, insomnia and...

Under The Radar review
31.08.15

In the last two years since he was plucked from homelessness and obscurity, signed to (and quickly released from) a big record label deal, man of mystery Willis Earl Beal has been...

Clash review
17.08.15

Mercury nominee's star continues to rise...

The Quietus review
03.08.15

South Africa's long a cappella tradition continues with The Soil, a Soweto grown trio who combine the same warm, golden-rich vocal harmonies that bought Ladysmith Black Mambazo...

Clash review
27.07.15

Vibrant energy with retro rock and blues sentiments...