curtis harding

Kt Emmerson: Curtis Harding, Soul Food…Soul Power

Curtis Harding is available on iTunes. by Kt Emmerson   I may be an 80’s baby, deeply influenced by the wavy, romantic, melancholy of an alt-college radio playset, but sometimes a sudden Motown riff, smoky R&B smoldering refrain, or 60’s psychedelic intonation demands I take a breath, slow my rebellious soul, taste a little salty backroom…

Shukura Chapman Rearview

Shukura Chapman EP Rearview out now. by Walter Price   I hope I get this geography correct. Brisbane based, New Zealand raised, UK born soulful singer-songwriter Shukura Chapman has just released a new 3 track EP titled Rearview. So many attractive and magnetizing layers about this release. Here are just three. First, Chapman handles drums, vocals, guitar and ukulele…

Nina Simone

Nina Simone

    “There’s no excuse for the young people not knowing who the heroes and heroines are or were.” – Nina Simone       Check out Nina Simone: Website  /  Documentary  

Vintage Trouble review

Vintage Trouble 1 Hopeful Rd.

There are tunes that are so smooth you feel like they barely touch the ground… by Maria Haskins   What even is this album? Witchcraft, probably. Magic, certainly. Or maybe science fiction: some kind of timewarped version of the past, come back to tempt us with its lush, alluring sounds. All I know is that…