Tag: Gospel

The Matinee November 10th

The Matinee November 10th

The Matinee November 10th edition is another trip around the world and across music genres. There are some intimate and personal numbers, cathartic political statements, and just some fun tunes. Crack open your favorite beverage and start the weekend with these nine songs. The Boxer Rebellion – “Love Yourself” (London, England) RIYL: Frightened Rabbit, Editors, Phosphorescent When The Boxer Rebellion […]

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Brady Toops – ‘Tried & True’ (album review)

Brady Toops – ‘Tried & True’ (album review)

Our premiere of the signature single “Carolina” from Brady Toops’ sophomore album Tried & True praised his strong yet authentic vocals. Was it too much to expect that the rest of the album would deliver the same quality? After all, the single release usually showcases the artist’s best work, and Brady had set the bar high. He does not disappoint. […]

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Kelvin Jones – “Closer”

Kelvin Jones – “Closer”

  All it takes to breakthrough is one change, one opportunity of exposure. For UK singer-songwriter, Kelvin Jones, that occasion happened last year when his single “Call You Home” was posted on Reddit and then shown on US program Good Morning America. He has since signed with Sony Music, and his first single for the mega label is “Closer”, a jivy, uptempo ditty that […]

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Samm Henshaw – “Redemption”

Samm Henshaw – “Redemption”

Harkening to a time where just a guitar, a simple drum kit, maybe some keys, and a standup bass was all that was needed to create stirring music, 20-year old Samm Henshaw is turning heads with his combination of blues, soul, and gospel. He’s part of a new wave of artists, which includes Gary Clark, Jr., Leon Bridges and Benjamin […]

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Leon Bridges – “Lisa Sawyer”

Leon Bridges – “Lisa Sawyer”

“Lisa Sawyer” is the latest track from future star, Leon Bridges. The native of Fort Worth, Texas has blown people away with his soul, blues, and gospel mix, which is on display on this lovely track. The young man, despite only a handful of tracks to his credit, continues to amaze. “Lisa Sawyer” is on our Weekend Showcase for February […]

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Mundo Musique: Rediscovering the Phenomenal Ruthie Foster

Mundo Musique: Rediscovering the Phenomenal Ruthie Foster

For many festival goers, the highlights usually involve seeing their favourite bands and artists performing outdoors, rain or shine. But for me, the best shows are the ones that you weren’t planning to see, where you are wandering the festival grounds, especially early in the day, and hear something that captures your attention. This was the case when Ruthie Foster […]

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