jazz

Neo-psychedelia has experienced a warm embrace in our decade. Under that neo-psych umbrella, dream pop is included which is a “subgenre” that I’m less familiar with. It always feels kind of pretentious to throw these labels out there. I have always been fascinated with anything related to the world of psychedelia which primarily stems from […]

The radio recording room is occupied by five mythical figures. Benjamin Cymbra, the singer, fills the silence with the sound of a breeze he simulates with his mouth and hands. Augustus Search, on the keyboard, is focused on mixing sounds that transmit a transcendental ambiance. “And in a strange way undefined/ Lose in the one […]

The musicians enter the stage. The lights are low. At last he appears. In the back center of the stage, André Rosinha initiates the release concert for his first album Pórtico, back in January. Before each song, André indicates the tempo to the other musicians of the quintet by patting his chest, wearing a smile […]

By: Taylor Pierce Photos by: Shawn Caves Last week, I grabbed some good friends and took a road trip to Columbus, Ohio to see Booty&theKidd accompanied by two other local artists perform live at Kafe Kerouac. The eight-piece jazz/hip-hop band drew a large crowd to the quaint venue to celebrate the release of their EP, […]

Photo courtesy of  MTV.com By:Tyler Thompson Review: Drunk Artist: Thundercat Label: Brainfeeder Release: Feb. 24, 2017 Rating:        Thundercat’s 23-track LP Drunk, is his absolute best to date that will have listeners buzzed with audible ecstasy. The bassist-virtuoso percolates his grooviest and funkadelic sound to boot while also tackling immensely personal assessments of life itself. He invites […]

Snow Aalegra bringing back soul and jazz Scribed by: Tyler Thompson Album: Don’t Explain Record Label: ARTrium and Def Jam Records Female soul and jazz vocalists are truly one of a kind; a special kind of beauty is sung painting canvases of love, loss and self discovery. Legendary jazz vocalist Amy Winehouse poured herself into […]


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