Mixtape review-Drunken Babble by Kalie Uchis

Mixtape review-Drunken Babble by Kalie Uchis by Dan-O It is possible I have fallen so hard for Kali Uchis music because of her diction. I think her diction is better than mine has ever been in the 3,849 years I’ve been on this planet (long story).  In 2012 she released the mixtape collection Drunken Babble producedContinue reading “Mixtape review-Drunken Babble by Kalie Uchis”

#Bandcampgold-Whatever It Takes by The James Hunter Six

#Bandcampgold-Whatever It Takes by The James Hunter Six by Dan-O Music criticism makes my skin crawl when it becomes too coy about areas of specialization. Example: when a soul album like Whatever It Takes by The James Hunter Six comes out the criticism given by experts is very watery and ephemeral “this is nostalgic stuffContinue reading “#Bandcampgold-Whatever It Takes by The James Hunter Six”

#BandcampGold-A Common Wonder by Amerigo Gazaway, Stevie Wonder & Common

#BandcampGold-A Common Wonder by Amerigo Gazaway, Stevie Wonder, & Common By Dan-O Amerigo Gazaway is the best mash up dude in the world right now because when he picks two artists he doesn’t just jam them together he weaves them together. He’s paired Fela Kuti with De La Soul, Mos Def with Marvin Gaye allContinue reading “#BandcampGold-A Common Wonder by Amerigo Gazaway, Stevie Wonder & Common”

Contrasting The Unsatisfying with The Satisfying

Contrasting The Unsatisfying with The Satisfying By Dan-O From the first Kehlani song I heard I filed her into my head as an important person. She has world domination pipes and a real versatility to her. Her new album SweetSexySavage was built around her ability to dig into many moods and styles of R&B. SheContinue reading “Contrasting The Unsatisfying with The Satisfying”

My Star Wars Analogy between Miguel and Leon Bridges

My Star Wars Analogy between Miguel and Leon Bridges by Dan-O Miguel’s new album Wildheart is not short of brilliant. It’s like an intimidating layer cake of sexual pop music that carries Prince’s style with R. Kelly’s nymphomaniacal intention. Leon Bridges Come Home album is on the opposite side of the spectrum but just asContinue reading “My Star Wars Analogy between Miguel and Leon Bridges”

Song Review-Bab​y Come Around by IZA produced by Snoop Dogg

Song Review-Bab​y Come Around by IZA produced by Snoop Dogg by Dan-O I could probably get you interested in the mixtape Flower In The Jungle by IZA with a simple tagline. Polish singer does a DJ Skee mixtape produced entirely by Snoop Dogg. Those components alone would make a lot of rap fans press playContinue reading “Song Review-Bab​y Come Around by IZA produced by Snoop Dogg”