Records in the Crates – “Cruisin'” ~ Smokey Robinson

"When I was a little girl, I absolutely loved going through my mom and dad's records that they had stored away either underneath the record player or better yet, in crates... In those crates, somewhere between Archie Bell & the Drells, and Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs, my appreciation for music blossomed." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlzY6cWpoMQ   One … Continue reading Records in the Crates – “Cruisin'” ~ Smokey Robinson

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Records in the Crates – “A Letter To Myself” ~ The Chi-Lites

When I was a little girl, I absolutely loved going through my mom and dad's records that they had stored away either underneath the record player or better yet, in crates... In those crates, somewhere between Archie Bell & the Drells, and Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs, my appreciation for music blossomed.    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JxvcUsGZrg One … Continue reading Records in the Crates – “A Letter To Myself” ~ The Chi-Lites

Music Monday ft. PaviElle

Organic, authentic, pure, funky, soul - how else can I describe the debut release Fear Not by St. Paul neo-soul, singer songwriter, PaviElle? Listening to her CD places you there in the nightclub bobbing your head to that kick-snare-hat drumbeat. And when her vocals breakdown into a lower octave then drifts up into a jazzy … Continue reading Music Monday ft. PaviElle

Music Monday ft. Liz Vice

Who would have thought gospel could groove and move you like this? It doesn't even matter if you are a gospel lover, you will undoubtedly appreciate what Liz Vice has done with her debut CD There's a Light. I was hooked from the very first guitar strum of "Empty Me Out" and when the drum … Continue reading Music Monday ft. Liz Vice

Music Monday ft. K. Avett

Music Monday is back featuring East Texas native and newcomer K. Avett. With gospel musical roots, K. Avett brings her hodge-podge of musical tastes to easily maneuver between urban contemporary to jazz to gospel that would make any music lover stand up and take notice. Making her entrance with K. Avett: Revelations, she demonstrates that her … Continue reading Music Monday ft. K. Avett

Music Monday ft. Choklate

The holiday season is here again and I'm always looking for new music to add to my holiday playlist. I was casually scrolling through my twitter timeline when one of my favorite artists tweeted a video to her song -- "Tis the Season" by Choklate. The song actually plays out more like a reprise than … Continue reading Music Monday ft. Choklate

Music Monday ft. Alice Smith

Please forgive me for just now discovering you Ms. Smith. I was just looking at different musical posts and came across a video of her rendition of Cee Lo Green's "Fool For You." Needless to say, I fell in love with her style, her voice, her sound. The song was on continuous REPEAT, and I … Continue reading Music Monday ft. Alice Smith