Posts tagged ‘R&B’

April 16, 2021

Friday 5×5

Friday 5×5 is our segment where we give you five new tracks to check out and give ourselves the challenge of describing said tracks in only five words.

Today we economically tell you about new music from Gallant, I Know I Know, James Diomede, Paul Cook & The Chronicles and HYMNS.

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April 8, 2021

Fasman’s Finds – Odunsi

Fasman’s Finds is our column from Rebecca Fasman (intrepid record nerd, DJ, and curator at the Kinsey Institute) in which she shares what she’s listening to and why. 

Now that it’s spring, I want to listen to music that’s lighter, that makes me move, that makes me want to be outside, that reminds me of having a body and being part of larger ecosystems. I’ve been listening to Everything You Heard Is True by Odunsi (The Engine). It’s a synth-y, percussive, spacey RnB album and I can’t get enough of it right now. 

Odunsi is really good at creating space on a track – some of the percussive elements sound like breath (you can hear it clearly in Shuga Rush but really it’s throughout the whole album), and there’s welcome space between the exhalations. In a season of rebirth and rediscovery, it’s refreshing for breath and the body to be so present on an album. 

April 5, 2021

Play Listy For Me – New Hip Hop, R&B & Soul Vol. 2

Play Listy For Me is our column where we share with you all the music we recently talked about in a genre blocked playlist, plus extra bonus songs.

Just like L’Trimm we too like the cars that go boom. So we made them a playlist. Rattle your trunk and/or AirPods with these bangers.

March 12, 2021

Play Listy For Me – New Hip Hop, Soul & R&B Volume 1

Play Listy For Me is our new column where we share with you all the music we recently talked about in a genre blocked playlist, plus extra bonus songs.

Today we get you ready for the weekend with songs to get you hype and songs to make you vibe with all the hip hop, soul & R&B songs we’ve talked about in the last two weeks along with a few bonus jams.

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