Category Archives: Music

When ice melts: Haitus Kaiyote

It’s like musical icicles melting one note at a time because the sun has decided to shine. A bit sharp in some places but mainly smooth, and cold to the touch, it can pack a donkey load of heat if … Continue reading

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Simply the Music :Review Ayo album titled Billie Eve

  Apart haunting my mind since 2006 this singer songwriter has definitely made an impression and continues to climb the charts in Europe.  Ayo (meaning “joy” in Nigerian Yorba) has been rendering her listeners at peace since I saw her … Continue reading

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New Album: Lykke Li Wounded Rhymes

It’s an interesting time when a girl becomes a woman. There is the physical aspect that can sometimes be unbearable, it pulls on the core of a child during a time when they are just starting to figure out who … Continue reading

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Esperanza Spalding, need I say more!

Anyone who knows anything about music knows that the base is the heart of any musical operation.  It’s  a sound that is  as smooth as freshly whipped cream, it strikes hard at your soul and resonates  until it  settles in … Continue reading

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Album Review: Authenticity

Why are some songs so awesome?  That is a question that sometimes can’t be answered, but when things, yes, things magically fall into place its kismet, and this is where we segue to, The Foreign Exchange.   At the helm of FE, Phonte … Continue reading

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The XX factor

Is there such a thing as subdued rock? Well the XX are surely making that their calling card. Their debut album is super subdued and touches on angst an amazing achievement for the band. Guitars and synthesized drum beats serve as the … Continue reading

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Where did all the Gingers go?

            A.  M.I.A killed them. Literally she did in her video “Born Free” the U.K rapper has taken a whole new approach to spreading a political message that speaks volumes.  |The carnage doesn’t last long as she instills nine … Continue reading

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