Tag Archives: soul music

  • Steven Ivory: B.B. King, Blue No More

    May 20, 15 by blueolive Comments Off on Steven Ivory: B.B. King, Blue No More

    *Sometimes, an aspect of your life goes amiss and you don’t want to think further than your personal woe. Occasionally, if only temporarily, you want to live in your gloom; wallow in your regret. Happy? Fuck happy.   At least for the time being, your refuge is a pit of sorrow. The only thing you want other than […]

  • Michael Lington: He’s a White Guy, But His Saxophone Doesn’t Know It

    Aug 6, 14 by Cory Alexander Haywood Leave a comment

    *On stage, he shines like a freshly polished trumpet. In his recording studio, he creates smooth blends of intoxicating music.  Michael Lington isn’t your ordinary Jazz musician. For starters, he’s a white guy from Copenhagen, Denmark. More importantly, he’s a world-class saxophone player and he has carved his own place among the biggest and brightest instrumentalists in R&B. On […]

  • Kindred the Family Soul Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Debut Album with ‘Live from London’

    Mar 26, 13 by Al-Lateef Farmer 2 Comments

    *Around ten years ago I was invited to a concert by a group of promoters looking to partner with the group I was working with; nothing came of the meeting, but I was introduced to an act that, ten years later, is still cranking out good music. Kindred the Family Soul was onstage that night […]

  • Surrealism: Bilal Releases ‘A Love Surreal’

    Feb 25, 13 by Al-Lateef Farmer Leave a comment

    *You don’t listen to a Bilal album, you experience it; the latest experience comes courtesy of A Love Surreal, a suite of songs that tug and poke at your emotions until you’re completely enthralled by his amazing vocals and the depths of his lyrics. Anyone who’s experienced 1st Born Second, Airtight’s Revenge or managed to […]

  • The Dream Says Black People Gave Up Soul Music

    Mar 31, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 10 Comments

    *Music producer The Dream took a big bold leap out on a limb all by himself recently when he told the Guardian over the weekend that Black people can’t make good Soul music anymore. (Are you a fan of EURweb? Like us on Facebook or Follow us on Twitter.) As Adele soars off the charts […]

  • Nuwamba – Real Compared to What?

    Nov 1, 11 by Al-Lateef Farmer Leave a comment

    *We all grew up with that person folks requested to sing any and everywhere; school, church, on the block, in the middle of your Uncle’s birthday cookout, it seems like “Sing a little something for us” was always the next thing said. Around Ft. Worth, Texas that person was a young man named Nuwamba, he […]