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Listen Up: Rick McCarthy takes listener on jazz journey with 'What I See'

Worcester Telegram 29 Jun 2022
This song alone, in addition to McCarthy and Solaperto, features Dr ... The sheer amount of talent – there are 26 performers on the album, including McCarthy – brings a unique spark to each song, and it’s delightful ... The song has a kind of honky-tonk funk to it, a vibrancy that makes the whole song shine.

Iconic one-hit wonders from the past 50-plus years

Lincoln Journal Star 29 Jun 2022
Some one-hit wonders continue making music for years, but never manage to produce another successful song ... Long before Coolio released his 1994 single “Fantastic Voyage,” the lesser-known funk band Lakeside recorded a song of the same name, which was #1 on Billboard’s R&B chart and slid into #55 on Billboard’s Hot 100.

45th Street Brass bringing a little New Orleans street sound to the Ellensburg Music Festival

Ellensburg Daily Record 28 Jun 2022
The group showcases an exceptional blend of funk, jazz, soul and pop music rising out of the Seattle music scene. The brass band setup means that the groove is at the center of the music, like on the streets of New Orleans, driving each song and serving as the connecting thread, both within the songs and within the whole set.

MinnPost Picks: Kate Bush’s ‘Stranger’ windfall; the great tampon shortage of 2022; and the genesis ...

MinnPost 28 Jun 2022
Will and Carlton made the song “Apache” a part of pop culture ... be done to one song — Grandmaster Flash’s “Apache.” That’s not the original, though ... But thanks to a pioneering Bronx DJ, the 1972 song became more than just “five minutes of funk” … it became the genesis of hip-hop.

Mallorca Live review: Spanish heroes and international legends come together to party

NME 28 Jun 2022
... of the annual song contest into an urgent, fun-filled 60-minutes, complete with dance routines and costume changes ... New song ‘Compliance’ is a synth-pop banger, all pomp and disco funk while a frantic ‘Won’t Stand Down’ throws down with the best of Muse’s guitar anthems.

Baha Mar Announces Partnership with Bruno Mars' Premium Rum, SelvaRey

Victoria Advocate 27 Jun 2022
This comes after "Leave The Door Open" becomes Bruno's 17th song to reach Multi-Platinum status ... Bruno is also the first artist to have two songs spend 24 or more weeks in the Hot 100's Top 5 ("That's What I Like" and "Uptown Funk"), making him the only artist to have both a four-time and six-time platinum single from the same album.

Diana Ross brings Motown glamour to Glastonbury

BBC News 26 Jun 2022
After the band finished one of her newer songs, a euphoric disco cherry bomb called Tomorrow, she carried on the chorus a capella, apparently having the time of her life ... The highlight was the Chic-penned Upside Down, a song that's essentially a never-ending cycle of brilliant hooks.

‘Miraculously we’re here’: St Vincent, Paul McCartney, Billie Eilish and more meet biggest Glastonbury crowd in years

The Observer 26 Jun 2022
He sprinted through a mixture of Beatles, Wings and solo songs with the occasional meandering anecdote for punctuation ... The only misstep was a newer song, My Valentine ... The first song the unknown Beatles ever recorded, In Spite of All the Danger, led to their first hit, Love Me Do.

Hear H.E.R. Cover Sly and the Family Stone Classic ‘Dance to the Music’

Rollingstone 24 Jun 2022
The song, produced by Jack Antonoff, sees H.E.R. singing the funk tune over a grooving melody led by bass, saxophones, and synths parts ... That track was also produced by Antonoff, who wrote the song alongside Kevin Parker, Sam ...

Bonerama to bring its New Orleans brass funk rock to Jimmy's

Portsmouth Herald 24 Jun 2022
What do you get when you have a band that features a handful of trombone players piecing together incendiary brass fueled New Orleans flavored jazzy funk rock? Bonerama, that’s what ... I think the very first show we did have a stage for the trombones, and we played music from New Orleans funk to jazz and even covered some rock songs.

Border Crossings: Rozzi

Voa News 24 Jun 2022
Rozzi’s smoky, full-bodied vocals, with songs that move seamlessly from ...

The band Harriet Tubman blows into Minneapolis Thursday at the Icehouse (doors at 5, show ...

MinnPost 23 Jun 2022
The phases are arrayed in different ways from song to song, but the organic nature of what Harriet Tubman plays is palpable ... The throb and pulse of Gibbs on bass can be the tent-pole rhythm of dub and funk songs, fatten the mix of punk and metal retain the agility of improvisational jazz ... With a frame like “Redemption Song,” they know.

The 40 best songs of 2022 so far

Finger Lakes Times 23 Jun 2022
Yet as always great songs have helped get us through — some old (Kate Bush’s resurrected “Running Up That Hill”), some brand-new (Beyoncé's “Break My Soul,” which dropped just this week) ... Like a prequel to Sam Hunt’s “Break Up in a Small Town,” Ashton’s winsome country-soul song savors the pleasures of a place where there’s nothing to do.

The best songs of 2022 … so far

Las Vegas Review-Journal 23 Jun 2022
Yet as always great songs have helped get us through — some old (Kate Bush’s resurrected “Running Up That Hill”), some brand-new (Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul,” which dropped just this week) ... Not so on “Caprisongs,” the most song-centric LP of her career.

Chicago House mixtape: Sun-Times readers pick their essential tracks

Chicago Sun-Times 23 Jun 2022
The late Chicago House pioneer DJ Frankie Knuckles plays at the Def Mix 20th Anniversary Weekender at Turnmills nightclub on May 6, 2007 in London. Claire Greenway/Getty Images ... In addition to their favorite songs, many lifted up the names of Chicago-made House legends like Frankie Knuckles, Farley “Jackmaster” Funk and Steve “Silk” Hurley ... ....

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