Month: July 2012

Roy Ayers Ubiquity – A Tear To A Smile (Audio) (1975)

Roy Ayers’ fusion sound is best exemplified in this 1975 release.

Marvin Gaye – Here, My Dear (1978)

With the recent release of Nasir’s open letter to Kelis, let’s take a look back at the original black king scorned.

Gary Clark Jr. – Bright Lights (Live) (Video) (2010)

Check out this masterful performance by Gary Clark Jr.

Abdullah Ibrahim – For John Coltrane (Live) | A Midsummer Night’s Eulogy

Taking a moment out to eulogize one of our most important figures, forty-five years later.

Columbia Nights – Make Some Room (Audio)

Columbia Nights reexamines a lost gem from the Sade songbook.

Rick James feat. Roy Ayers – Throwin’ Down Album (1982) (Audio)

Roy Ayers and Rick James combine for this album that many fans may not know about.

“Songs for Women” and Other Interesting Stories

Of all the conversation surrounding artist Frank Ocean, it always goes back to the music.