Category Archives: r&b

New Music of the Day – CCXII: Joy To The Girl – Nick Black

Well, if that isn’t the feel good hit of the summer I’d like to know what is! As earnest heroes of indie crank out earnest indie songs, rockers master their clichéd poses and pop divas suggest pointless dance routines which … Continue reading

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The Drunken Buddhist – Nick Driver (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It isn’t often that you stick an album on only to find track one being a cross between an advert for the music to follow, an admonishment of the listener about the cultural effects of not paying for music and … Continue reading

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An Intimate Portrait – Kenny Fame (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

  I guess the question that this short collection of music asks us is this….where next for the seemingly tried and tested format of contemporary R&B? And without deviating too far from the recognisable traits of the genre…smooth, beat driven … Continue reading

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New Music of the Day – CXXVI : Heaven – Alpines

There was a time when R&B sat on one side of a certain musical divide and music deemed cooler or more cultish sat on the other. One of the aspects of our non-tribal, post-genre musical world, is that as the … Continue reading

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