January, 2012

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Jneiro Jarel (Dr. Who Dat) – Beat Journey (2006)

"Beat Journey" is an instrumental album by Jneiro Jarel that is over half a decade old, but it still is...

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Duke Ellington & John Coltrane – My Little Brown Book (1962) (Motion Graphic Interpretation)

Visuals provided by Defetto.

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How Does it Feel?: Revisiting Voodoo Twelve Years Later

January 25th, 2012 marks the 12th anniversary of D'Angelo's legendary album "Voodoo", and our newest writer Hayling revisits the album...

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Remembering Etta James

Remembering one of our most important artists, the late Etta James.

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Add-2 – Cotton Fields (with Lyrics) (Video) (2012)

In honor of Martin Luther King day, we would like to shed some light on Chicago emcee Add-2, and his...

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The Cannonball Adderley Quintet – The Price You Got to Pay to Be Free (1970)

A live recorded session of the Cannonball Adderley Quintet shows why Adderley is one of Jazz's elite.

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Donald Byrd – Black Byrd (1972)

Recorded in 1972, Donald Byrd's "Black Byrd" album was ahead of its time in a variety of ways.

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Review: L’Orange – Old Soul (A Tribute to Billie Holiday) (Download) (2011)

Beat maker L' Orange uses the great Billie Holiday as his inspiration for creating this project, which is available for...

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Bobbi Humphrey – Fancy Dancer (1975)

Bobbi Humphrey is synonymous with fusion, and her 1975 release Fancy Dancer is her at her best.

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