Robin McKelle's fourth and latest album on Okeh/Sony Records is called Soul Flower and features original compositions inspired by the sounds of Motown and Stax Records in the early 1970's. Robin McKelle began to show her talent in R&B groups from the age of fifteen. After taking up the piano and French horn, she studied … Continue reading Groove Loves Melody talks with Robin McKelle
From southern Italy, Camera Soul's second set, Not For Ordinary People comes with more R&B/funk intention than the group's first release, Words Don't Speak. While the sound still recalls 70's/80's R&B primarily (especially the related productions of Maurice White (Earth, Wind, & Fire / The Emotions ), it isn't any more of a "retro" sound … Continue reading Camera Soul – Not For Ordinary People
Italian veteran composers and brothers, Piero & Pirro Lombardi, along with Serena Brancale are back with a new Camera Soul set. And once again, the sounds plants squarely in late 1970s/early 1980s soul/R&B . Produced by Marco Rossi, it brings to mind the classic productions of Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire / The Emotions), … Continue reading TuneCrush: Camera Soul “My Heart”
Next new single from Janelle Monae is a contagious piece of fun. Enjoy "Dance Apocalyptic". Great way to "dance like no one's watching". From the upcoming album, The Electric Lady.
While working with artists and bands like Axl Smith, Tuomo, Osmo Ikonen, Northern Governors, & Yona, a trio of friends from Helsinki, Finaland, decided to strike out of their own with a production sound that's as much influenced by hip-hop as soul. With Heini Ikonen on vocals, Eliel Viitala on drums, Tatu Santaniemi on bass, … Continue reading Dolla Lova – Fall For You
Dallas-based vocalist, Jurni Rayne, has released her video for the single "What Happens When" from the film, The Last Fall. Connect with Jurni at Facebook.
After having one of the most successful Kickstarter campaigns of 2011, Tony-winner Levi Kreis returns with his fourth studio offering, Imagine Paradise. Levi bares more than ever on this recording, as first seen by the cover as names as Kickstarter donors grace his body. He's also taking stronger elements of pop and dance production and … Continue reading Levi Kreis – Imagine Paradise