BUY HERE After a treacherous face off with Mother Nature here in New York City, Israel Ka’ano’i “IZ” Kamakawiwo’ole transports us away from our worries to the beautiful islands of Hawaii with his smashing rendition of the classic “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”. Check out the video below for extra sunshine. The skilled, Honolulu-born ukelele player, [...]
BUY HERE The electronic genre adopted his face as the first representation of anonymous area of music. His face became symbolic for dance music, ambient soundscapes and has now been around for 11 albums, 21 award nominations and 15 world-class musical awards.
A follow up to last week’s throwback, we’re taking you back to 1994 again this week. T-Boz, Left Eye, and Chili recorded and released their album, CrazySexyCool, hitting the streets via LaFace Records under the name TLC on Halloween of this awesome music year. “Creep,” TLC’s first number one hit single in which they sing [...]
BUY HERE My favorite year in music has to be 1994. Many musically historic moments occurred this year: Nirvana played their final concert, the Verbier Festival launched in Switzerland, Oasis’ Definitely Maybe became the fastest selling debut in the UK, the Eagles reunited for their Hell Freezes Over tour, Green Day revived Punk with their [...]
BUY HERE This week, we’re honoring Nate Dogg, Hip Hop’s hook man, who in his life (cut short by unfortunate complications from a stroke in 2011) helped define the G-funk sound of 1990s rap. With his smooth vocals on tracks of some of the genre’s most prolific cuts he garnered four Grammy nominations.
BUY HERE The term ‘One hit wonder’ is a musical slur to most, but the term seems unavoidable to describe Jimmy Soul and his career, which mostly revolved around number one hit success on the Billboard Hot 100, “If You Wanna Be Happy.”
BUY HERE Probably one of the coolest things to ever come out of Sweden, setting the standard for pop deliciousness from the top of the charts all through the 1970s, ABBA is this week’s Thursday Throwback. With great looks, song writing ability and bravado, the world became a brighter place when the hit factory [...]
BUY HERE Annie Lennox pushes the envelope. Male backup singers in ballet outfits and bear suits: that’s Annie. A lifetime achievement award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to the British Music Industry:’ that’s Annie too. She was “the white Grace Jones,” and a style icon for the androgynous fashion outbreak of the 80′s–a style [...]