Tag Archives: funk

CRACK OF DAWN – Spotlight

September 1, 2018

G-Three 2017 Invigorating return of Canadian soulsters who reinvent their past to seize the day and scale new heights. For a group with a sole record under collective belt, COD have had a good run of cult following since 1976 … Continue reading

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August 30, 2018

Lavender Katydid 2017 When day and night ain’t no enough, insomnia must bring delirious brilliance and four more hours will do nicely. Humor always was this artist’s saving grace, hearty laughter keeping him warm in Windy City, yet there’s a … Continue reading

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EDWIN STARR – Soul Singer

August 16, 2018

Angel Air 2018 Late warbler’s entire output for English label that failed to elevate him back to higher ground. By 1983, when Edwin Starr relocated to Albion, his hits had dried up, yet there still was too much honey in … Continue reading

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March 26, 2018

Snake Anthony 2018 Closer to home, Brooklyn band hit their stride to get in the groove and not let go. For all the sneakiness this group’s name suggests, things have never been easy for them – although, one can say … Continue reading

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December 4, 2017

Jelly Ellington 2017 Ready for a breakout, American tunesmith prepares a smorgasbord of tasty sounds. Jonathan Ellington’s name and nickname may suggest he’s a piano player yet, in reality, this Austin-based artist is a mean guitarist. His axe chops are … Continue reading

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