Tag Archives: Bobby Womack

Friday on My Mind: Best Songs from Quentin Tarantino Films

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Yesterday marked Quentin Tarantino’s 51st birthday. While he may be a part of the film world, the music world feels a lotRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Some tough news to start off the year -- soul great Bobby Womack‘s doctor has confirmed that he is suffering from symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Womack has been very musically active in the last few years, releasing his album The Bravest Man in the Universe on XL last year, and collaborating with Gorillaz on 2010′s PlasticRead more...

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Album Review: Bobby Womack - The Bravest Man In The Universe

If you Google Bobby Womack, the first result, as of late June 2012, is his official website. It’s pretty safe to assume that although it’s peppered with quotes about loss and heartbreak from his autobiography, Womack didn’t actually write the 68-year interactive timeline documenting his entire music career sitting on the homepage. The only immediateRead more...

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Out This Week 6/12

Following an 18-year hiatus, soul singer Bobby Womack returns to top this week’s list of new releases with The Bravest Man In The Universe, which easily ranks among the legendary singer’s best albums to date. Following the approach he took with the late Gil Scott-Heron’s excellent final record, producer and XL Recordings head Richard Russell,Read more...

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Monday Music News

R&B party-starters Fitz and the Tantrums have been touring pretty much non-stop since the release of their 2010 debut, Pickin’ Up the Pieces, but this fall, they’ll have a new album, and subsequently, a new reason to relentlessly tour. On October 9th, the band will release their currently-untitled sophomore effort via Dangerbird Records. To celebrate,Read more...

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Thursday Music News

Seattle electronic band Beat Connection has debuted the first single from their upcoming full length release Palace Garden. “Palace Garden, 4am” sees the band going in a wonderful new direction, complete with vibrant live drums and Tom Eddy’s gorgeous vocals. Palace Garden will be out June 19 on Moshi Moshi/Tenderage Records. See them at Sasquatch!Read more...

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Tuesday Music News

Finally, Twin Shadow has announced a follow up to phenomenal 2010 album Forget. On June 10, Confess will be released via 4AD, and the first single, “Five Seconds”, is available below for the price of an email address. “Five Seconds” is a beautiful extension of the ideas he began on Forget, and if similar materialRead more...

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Monday Music News

No longer content with having babies and doing solo projects, ethereal indie rock band Sigur Ros are taking a break from their break to drop their newest studio album in four years this coming May.  The record, titled Valtari, promises to explore “new” territory by blending sounds both ambient, grand, and introverted.Check out ekki mukk fromRead more...

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Friday Music News

SXSW is seeing some odd last minute additions to the lineup. Next week, Jay-Z will be returning to Austin (he made a surprise performance last year for Kanye West‘s G.O.O.D. Music label) to play for American Express. The entire performance will be streamed live on the AmEx Youtube page here. So look for it 6pmRead more...

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