Oceana

Website Myspace FaceBook Twitter Youtube Good afternoon.  My eyes and ears have been opened this day to the soothing voice of Oceana.  With a heavy influence from the great Maceo Parker, she brings a fresh sound to this genre.  Her voice is heavy with a subdued emotion, and feeling that adds many nuances to her music. Her […]

Chrisette Michele’s Epiphany for $2.99!!!!!

Morning.  Was doing my morning Soul searching, and came across this great deal. You can get Chrisette Michele’s new album Epiphany. It’s a DRM free download from Amazon. This touches on what I said yesterday about more and more artists being independent from the large music companies, and which lets the fan/customer benefit. Well… don’t delay and get your copy. […]

Muhsinah…. A quite strength

Website Myspace FaceBook Twitter Youtube There isn’t a way to describe Muhsinah.  I learned about her, when I was posting over at Brown Sugar.  She has a very different style, complex style that takes a good ear to really appreciate, and understand.  Once you get it, you’re hooked.  Then you find out that she has […]

Summer Concerts in Memphis

It looks like Memphis will have a much better summer concert turnout, compared to last year.  With Memphis it has become harder and harder to really grab the headliners, or even leseer known artists.  So, to make sure that we don’t miss the good shows, I have compiled a list of the shows that I am […]

Memphis Soul Lovers, you have a voice

Good afternoon. Wifey, just made me aware of a chance to vote on who Mix and Mingle will have in their next show. Just click the link and vote for one of the five artists. The voting ends May 4th Monday. The artists that you have a choice of, are Anthony David, Kem, Tamia, Rachelle […]

Upcoming album releases…. Get Ready

Here are some of the albums that I am really looking forward this spring and summer. Which ones are you looking forward to being released? Choklate – To Whom It May Concern: May 9th, 2009. She is one of my favorite artist from 2007. I was just entranced by her voice. I was very happy […]

Ayah release Debut album 4:15 today

Website Twitter MySpace FaceBook YouTube Just found out about this artist, Ayah.  Today she released her debut album “4:15”.  From the music that I have heard, I would say it’s like an upbeat smoothness.  Reminds me a little of Joy Denalane.  Her album is available on her site today on CD.  It will be released […]

For only 951 Prince fans, the Prince Opus

You have to ask yourself a question. Are you a true Prince fan that you think you are?  This is the test right here. Prince has released The Prince Opus.  It’s a 280 page book that is 13″ x 20″, that weighs 38lbs.  It’s leather hand bound, with it’s own velvet case.  To add to […]

Natalie Gardiner, the Fix you didn’t know you needed

Website MySpace Twitter FaceBook You know how you try some new food dish, and wonder how you have lived without it?  That is Natalie Gardiner.  Before last month, I had never heard of her or her two albums.  Sad, I know.  Well… now that I know about her, everything is right in the world.  Normally when […]

Double the Contest, Double the Goodness

Well… I’ve finally getting these contests going.  The site is finally done, and time to celebrate.  Ok, here is the deal.  There are two contests, since there are two parts of Soulified, so double the goodness. Music Contest For the music lovers, there are two chances to win. The prize is a copy of Prince’s […]

Soul Unsigned Collection

Spent some time up late surfing, and came across this great collection of music at Soul Unsigned.  It’s a website that has Soul artists that have not signed with any record labels, yet.  Based on their talent and the Soul Unsigned Vol. 1, Soul Unsigned EP 001, and Soul Unsigned EP 002 they won’t be […]

Updated: Prince performs on Jay Leno

Click Screen to Play [qt:/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/Prince032709.mov /wp-content/uploads/2009/03/Prince032709_poster.mov /wp-content/uploads/2009/03/Prince032709.mp4 500 352]Click Screen to Play I finally got video working on the site after a few hours.  Anyway, here is the video of Prince and his band performing “Never Gonna Age”, from the album MPLSound.  Prince is also performing tonight (Thursday), and also tomorrow night (Friday). Both performances […]

Cassandra Wilson Releases “Closer to You: The Pop Side”

Cassandra Wilson has an album being released April 7, 2009. It’s titled “Closer to You: The Pop Side“. It’s a compilation of her pop song covers over the years. It’s being released by Blue Note, who she has been with since 1993. This collection of covers surely shows the ability for her and her voice […]