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Happy Birthday Beth Orton

100 days ago
Magnet MagazineHappy birthday Beth Orton. Live as you dream. Read Beth in MAGNET on the Slits, Talking Heads, Curtis Mayfield, David Bowie, Joni Mitchell, Erykah Badu and more: The post Happy Birthday Beth Orton appeared first on Magnet Magazine. more info

Eddie Chacon :: Holy Hell

224 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardElectronic soul singer Eddie Chacon returns with "Holy Hell," and a new label in Stones Throw Records. In a new Sissy Chacon-directed video, Eddie and producer John Carroll Kirby go cruising in a message scrawled 1986 Lincoln Mach 7, cooing a message... more info

The Veldt’s “Check Out Your Mind” Cover Takes Curtis Mayfield Into The Realm Of Shoegaze

260 days ago
Stereogum The Raleigh and NYC-based rock band the Veldt have been around since 1986. At the peak of the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area’s ascent to “next Seattle” status, they were championed by no less a shoegaze authority than Robin Guthrie, a... more info

The Mark Williams - "Ain't Nothing Wrong" [R'n'B, Soul, Funk]

1303 days ago
Totally Fuzzy"Ain't Nothing Wrong" music video by The Mark WilliamsAdded: 29-08-2019Genre : R'n'B, Soul, FunkDescription : themarkwms.comThe story of the king of the streets sQB...-If you looked up the definition of show business renaissance... more info

Okay Kaya – “Believe” (Cher Cover)

1457 days ago
StereogumNorwegian-born and New York-based Okay Kaya has been gaining traction as of late. The King Krule collaborator first grabbed our attention back in 2016 with a Curtis Mayfield cover. Last year, she released her debut album, Both, which included highli... more info

National registry adds Jay-Z, Curtis Mayfield, Cyndi Lauper, RFK recordings

1465 days ago
Chicago Sun-Times, ILSongs performed by Jay-Z, Curtis Mayfield and Cyndi Lauper, as well as RFK's MLK speech, are among 25 recordings added to national registry. more info

JAY-Z, Nina Simone, Cyndi Lauper music added to Library of Congress

1465 days ago
Consequence of SoundRitchie Valens' "La Bamba", Curtis Mayfield's Superfly, Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" will also be archived. more info

Why Director X chose Future to follow in Curtis Mayfield's footsteps curating the ‘SuperFly’ soundtrack

1736 days ago
L.A. Times - EntertainmentIn 1972, in the heyday of soul and funk, director Gordon Parks Jr. set out to find the perfect artist to encapsulate the energy of New York City for his first film, the blaxploitation classic "Super Fly." He found that artist in soul musician Curtis ... more info

‘Superfly’ director wanted Future to be his Curtis Mayfield

1743 days ago
New York PostFor his new remake of the 1972 blaxploitation classic “Superfly,” Director X knew the music was going to have to live up to that title. No doubt, the ghost of the Curtis Mayfield soundtrack — one of the defining R&B albums of the ’70s — loo... more info

'Superfly' is a flashy, violent and fitfully compelling remake of the 1972 blaxploitation hit

1746 days ago
L.A. Times - Entertainment“I know it’s a rotten game, but it’s the only one the Man left us to play.” With those words, spoken by one weary drug dealer to another, the 1972 film “Super Fly” offered up a soulful lament to go with its moody... more info

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