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Quavo – “Too Much Shaft” (Feat. Saweetie)

155 days ago
StereogumThere aren't too many pieces of movie music more iconic that "Theme From Shaft ." In 1971, Isaac Hayes wrote the symphonic soul score for Shaft, the movie that arguably kicked off the blaxploitation boom. In doing so, Hayes essentially laid the found... more info

The Number Ones: Isaac Hayes’ “Theme From Shaft“

249 days ago
StereogumIn The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958, and working my way up into the present.… more info

Alessia Cara May Not Be The Best New Artist, But She’s Also Not Half Bad

324 days ago
StereogumWhen the world met Alessia Caracciolo three years ago, she was the awkward teenager enduring a house party where she did not belong: "Somewhere in the corner under clouds of marijuana/ With this boy who's hollering, I can hardly hear/ Over this music... more info

Breaks With Tradition: “Hung Up On My Baby”

354 days ago
StereogumThis feels like one of those statements that seems obvious to the point of redundancy, but it's always worth pointing out: Isaac Hayes is one of the great pillars of sampling. Songs that the Black Moses Of Soul wrote, produced, and/or performed have ... more info

Local heroes, soul classics worth a spin

595 days ago
TopixSWEET JAMS: New albums by Barrence Whitfield and the Savages, and Buffalo Tom, pictured, have been released, along with choice reissues of classics by Isaac Hayes. Most songwriters peak. more info

Meet the Musicians Who Gave Isaac Hayes His Groove

703 days ago
New York TimesA new boxed CD set helps shine a light on the band — born out of the Bar-Kays — that backed this soul star on “Hot Buttered Soul” and beyond. more info

40 From 40: 1971

783 days ago
Sweeping The NationSit down, David Hepworth. The year of the first Glastonbury Festival, of Jim Morrison's death, The Concert for Bangladesh, the Montreux Casino fire that inspired Smoke On The Water and... Dave & Ansell Collins - Double BarrelNiney The Observer - ... more info

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show 2017-08-19 Celebrating Isaac Hayes

789 days ago
Core News“We’ll be celebrating the life of Isaac Hayes who would have been 75 years old this week. Our 30 minute Isaac Hayes Trunk of Funk will take us through his prolific writing career, which included hits for Sam & Dave and James & Bobby Purify. Throu... more info

Tricky – “The Only Way”

863 days ago
StereogumEarlier this year, trip-hop pioneer Tricky contributed a new track called "Escape" to the Ghost In The Shell soundtrack. And today, he's shared a new single called "The Only Way," a dazed mutter that's backed by what sounds like something Isaac Hayes... more info

R&B Hall of Fame announces latest inductees

968 days ago
Detroit Free PressJames Brown, Gladys Knight, Isaac Hayes, Patti LaBelle, Mary Wells, Mitch Ryder among those to be honored June 11             more info

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