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FELY TCHACO – Yita (Deep Water)

April 16, 2021

Fely 2021 Diving into conflicting emotions of displaced souls, Ivorian artist evokes the wonder of life. The release of this album on International Women’s Day speaks volumes of its creator’s relevance and her striving for liberation on every level possible. … Continue reading

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SHIRLEY KING – Blues For A King

September 6, 2020

Cleopatra 2020 B.B.’s baby marks her 70th anniversary with a personal twist on choice classics and a sprinkling of new tunes. Despite a brace of albums issued in the ’90s and an occasional concert alongside her old man, so-called “the … Continue reading

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DAVID SANCIOUS – Eyes Wide Open

June 20, 2020

Not By Sight 2020 Major jazz-rock mover embraces sociopolitical agenda and infuses it with human factor. It’s been a decade and a half since David Sancious was last heard of as a solo artist, upon the release of “Cinema” that, … Continue reading

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VARIOUS ARTISTS – 5 Years Of Modern Funk

April 23, 2020

Austin Boogie Crew 2020 Lassoing the groove in anniversary style, Texan record label presents a tasty slice of their finger-popping roster. Funk’s never been the same since its chunks began dissolving in a disco bouillabaisse to get smoothed on the … Continue reading

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CORNELL “CC” CARTER – Absoulutely

November 16, 2019

Izipho Soul 2019 Coming down from dock of the bay, San Francisco singer refines his grop on a chosen genre. If this album’s uncompromising title and – finally! – full-color artwork suggest CC has found the formula he’s been alchemically … Continue reading

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