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Your Weekly Weekend Music Mix | 6/6/14

 MUSIC INSTA-BABE: Rita Ora Rita Ora is a British singer-songwriter who released her first album in 2012 and is currently featured on Iggy Azalea’s song “Black Widow” from the chart-topping album “The New Classic”. She is currently signed to Roc Nation and one can hope that a follow up album is forthcoming. Rita Ora is a babe. You should follow her on Instagram @RitaOra. And fellas … she’s … Read More Your Weekly Weekend Music Mix | 6/6/14

Rachel Goodrich & The Grrrls| Hotel Cafe | 2/28/14

After The Record Company wrapped up their set, they told the crowd to hang out to catch their friend Rachel Goodrich play a set. I hadn’t intended on hanging out, but I decided I’d google her to see what she was all about before deciding whether to leave or not. Allmusic.com described her style as follows: “Miami Beach-based singer/songwriter Rachel Goodrich‘s eclectic blend of vaudeville-inspired indie pop, swing-jazz and country-folk … Read More Rachel Goodrich & The Grrrls| Hotel Cafe | 2/28/14

Music Tidbit: “Tuesday Heartbreak” by Stevie Wonder

“Tuesday Heartbreak” was track 4 on Stevie Wonder’s 15th album “Talking Book“.  The album’s first track was “You Are the Sunshine of My Life“,which earned Stevie Wonder his first Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.  “Talking Book” is a must have for anybody who wants vintage, hit-making Stevie. “Tuesday Heartbreak” is one of my favorite tracks off of the album.  Written by … Read More Music Tidbit: “Tuesday Heartbreak” by Stevie Wonder

The Robert Glasper Experiment at The Roxy 2/8/13

I’ve always prided myself in being a jazz aficionado.  I’ve tried to educate myself in the history (I’ve watched Ken Burns’s documentary twice) and cultural significance (I wrote my senior Anthropology paper on the influence of Jazz Music on society and culture) of Jazz Music. I don’t listen to much radio these days, and the music that I “discover” tends to be through word … Read More The Robert Glasper Experiment at The Roxy 2/8/13