Phony Ppl at Blue Note Jazz Club

The Brooklyn based band is back! (Try saying that three times fast) As a part of The Late Night Groove Series, Phony Ppl will be gracing the stage of the historic Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City’s Greenwich Village this Friday for what they call “a rare set”. This is no ordinary performance. The squad is rumored to summon up some old tunes as well as dish out new material, and in light of front man, DyME-a-DuZin’s... Read More

Nick Waterhouse – Time’s All Gone [7.8]

It’s an inherently human quality to feel you were born in the wrong decade; It’s a thought you get when popular music doesn’t seem to give you the chills, clothes don’t fit just right, and culture seems like a meaningless wash. For retro rocker, Nick Waterhouse, this feeling can’t be more relevant. Underneath his characteristic Buddy Holly Wayfarers and treated hair, he looks like any California-raised new millennium-bred... Read More

Catching Up With Kyle Henderson of The Producers

  In the wake of the massive success that The Knack scored in 1979 with their debut album Get The Knack and its number-one hit “My Sharona,” the next few years witnessed what Rolling Stone once called a power pop panic. Every record company scrambled to sign a band with snappy tunes and skinny ties (sometimes more than one band) in the hopes that they would nail the next Knack. While the power pop movement was a transatlantic phenomenon,... Read More

Maya Azucena Debuts Music Video for “Cry Love”

Transcendant soul-singer, Maya Azucena, has debuted the music video for “Cry Love,” the first single off of her June 2011 release of the same name. A true favorite of Beyond Race, Azucena dons a pair of angels wings to match her angelic voice and message. Check out the video below.   Here is a link to purchase Cry Love on Itunes   Words by Jon Mennella  Read More

Icebird (rjd2 and Aaron Livingston) Launch “Charmed Life” Remix Contest

In support of their recent collaborative release, The Abandoned Lullaby, DJ/producer, rjd2, and Philadephia-based soul singer, Aaron Livingston, are launching a remix competition for their album’s latest single, “Charmed Life.” The duo, with the help of a full band, are performing under the name, Icebird. Their sound resurfaces the lush arrangements of rjd2′s critically acclaimed solo albums, Deadringer and Since We Last Spoke,... Read More

PSA Video for Mayer Hawthorne’s Upcoming Album, “How Do You Do?”

Neo-Soul Artist, Mayer Hawthorne, is gearing up to release his third album, How Do You Do? on October 11th. Check out this Public Service Announcement for the record. See if you can name the face drops. Also, check out the teaser for the upcoming music video, “The Walk.” UPDATE: The video is here… Words by Jon Mennella  Read More

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