Sonic Bloom: Avi Wisnia’s “Sky Blue Sky” flies high for us!

Review by: Mut Asheru Summer’s almost over but the party definitely ain’t over. We’re happy to share with you an awesome summer-lover-cozy-chill track from one of our favorite artists Avi Wisnia. SKY BLUE SKY does not disappoint and is saturated with his silky voice and Brazilian jazz goodness. It’s a light one that floats around […]

LookHear of the Week: Sparky Quano “Kaya” – SFW

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Recession Launches Recording Career: “Nu-Vintage” Vocalist Laura Ainsworth Takes Unusual Road to Acclaim

DALLAS, Dec. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — As a girl, Dallas-based singer Laura Ainsworth watched starry-eyed as her dad, big band sax/clarinet master Billy Ainsworth, accompanied such lounge/jazz idols as Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett and Mel Torme. She dreamed of following in their footsteps, not realizing she was witnessing the end of an era. She never […]

Music Interview: Guitarist Mark Letteri of ‘Snarky Puppy’ on the recent Grammy win and working with Lalah Hathaway

Written by: Melody Charles If you’ve been a part of the re-emerging  30+ live music scene in Dallas, TX over the last few years, chances are you’ve heard—or seen—the long, lean guitar-wielding machine known as Mark Letteri. Ahem…make that the Grammy Award-winning guitarist, composer and producer Mark Letteri. For years the Ft. Worth, TX-based performer […]

CD Review: “Oblivion Hymns” by Hammock – You need some light ambient in your life and this is a great place to get it

CD Review by: Corbyn Bricie A blissful entry into the world of light ambient music, OBLIVION HYMNS by Hammock doesn’t meander around hoping to offer itself as a pick me up. It scoops you up for a piggyback ride immediately. And around track two ‘Then the Quiet Explosion’ you’re floating blissfully and happily amongst the […]

CD Review: “Best Man Holiday” Soundtrack. Is it good…or what?

CD Review By: Melody Charles Revelry, rivalries, old friends and new beginnings—the film BEST MAN HOLIDAY not only brought back the entire beloved cast of characters (portrayed by Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Monica Calhoun, Sanaa Lathan and Terrence Howard, to name a few) from its popular 1999 prequel, the recent box office hit […]

LookHear: Anouar Brahem – “Astracan Cafe”

Sonic Bloom: YAMIN…and we mean that!

Sooo yeah, thanks goes out to James Dunn over at dunndealPR for onct again turnin us on to somethin nice and fresh. And now…because we love and care for your earholes…we’re hoping to turn you onto this artist as well. Yamin Semali ladies and gentlemen. This is totally safe for work. East Point, GA native Yamin, […]

CD Review: PRIVATE VIEW by Swing Out Sister

Review By: Melody Charles Not too long ago, the US East Coast tour of Swing Out Sister became a casualty of an act of nature: a humongous cloud of ash that blanketed Europe and made flight impossible for nearly a month. They had a choice to make: letting the newly-composed arrangements of their best-known hits […]

Sonic Bloom: Coyo – Artful Jazz and Native American Flutes

COYO: Of Artful Jazz and Native American Flutes We won’t even pretend to be knowledgeable enough to review their music.  But we think you should know them…So here’s their bio. Coyo’s magical rhythms of the hand drums, melodic voice of the acoustic guitar and penetrating ethereal callings of the wood flute are captivating audiences young […]