Win Tickets To See Charles Bradley Pay Tribute To James Brown

This Saturday, January 28th, the soulful Charles Bradley will be performing as Black Velvet—paying tribute to James Brown’s music—at the Hiro Ballroom in NYC. BRM has a pair of tickets for this show, and we’ll be giving them to the first person who tweets this story at @beyondracemedia and @Charles_Bradley. This should be an incredible show to see. Check out Charles Bradley singing his heart out below.  Read More

Top Albums of 2011: 60-41

Better late than never, right? Well, at least that’s what we like to tell ourselves. Albeit quite a few weeks into 2012, here is BRM‘s list for the top albums of 2011, continuing with numbers 60 to 41… 60 – The Kills, Blood Pressures (Domino)59 – Common, The Dreamer / The Believer (Think Common / Warner)58 – Active Child, You Are All I See (Vagrant) 57 – Caveman, CoCo Beware (Magic Man!) 56 – Little Dragon, Ritual Union (Peacefrog) 55... Read More

Charles Bradley Anounces Tour

Charles Bradley is returning to New York in December for two shows before going on a Midwest and Australian tour in February. The 63-year old soul singer will headline a sold out show at New York’s Bowery Ballroom this Saturday, December 3 and has been added to the New Year’s Eve show at Music Hall of Williamsburg with the Budos Band. Check out the latest single, “Heartaches & Pain,” from Bradley’s debut album No Time For Dreaming.... Read More

Daptone Records Celebrates Ten Years

Brooklyn’s Daptone Records is celebrating their 10th anniversary. Celebrations begin in December with a series of intimate shows in Manhattan and Brooklyn. There are already four sold-out Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings shows along with labelmates Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens and The Sugarman 3, who are alternating as opening acts. Other members of Daptone records have shows as well – Charles Bradley will headline show at The Bowery... Read More

Newermind – A Nirvana Tribute Album

This year, Nirvana’s breakout album Nevermind turns twenty years old. To celebrate this, SPIN Magazine has put together a complete re-working of the legendary record—aptly titled Newermind. Newermind features every track on Nevermind, but covered by current artists like JEFF The Brotherhood, Titus Andronicus and Telekinesis… as well as The Meat Puppets and The Vaselines, who were both covered by Nirvana to begin with. Tomorrow, Tuesday... Read More

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