The classic house revival is well underway, sweeping across the international dance music scene as young producers who weren't even old enough to walk in the '90s revel in that decade's sound. Sadly, a lot of these kids are probably unaware that among the pioneers of that deep house sound they love ... More >>
Betty Wright should need no introduction, especially in Miami. The lifelong 305 resident has been making records in South Florida since 1956 when she sang on an album from her family's gospel band, Echoes of Joy, at age two. A veteran solo act by her late teens, Wright became one of R&B's top fe ... More >>
When legendary label Stax Records signs an artist to its roster, you can be sure that they're not thinking about ring tone sales -- but pure soul and the type of music with the power to unhinge and incite, much like artists Isaac Hayes, Moms Mabley and RIchard Pryor did for the label i ... More >>
Isaac HayesHot Buttered Soul (Stax)Forget "Chef," "South Park," and all that Scientology bullshit. Isaac Hayes died last summer. If we're to remember him for just one thing, let it be Hot Buttered Soul.The landmark 1969 LP has been remastered and gussied up with bonus tracks. There are also new line ... More >>
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