Written by | October 15, 2015 13:52 | No Comments

Overall, he seemed much more at ease than at the MSG set. MSG was only the third time Steve had even performed Songs In The Key Of Life in its entirety, and he was being very careful. Last night he was looser and though the sound was tight, the band was looser as well. The vibe was more controlled and less tense.

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Written by | May 29, 2015 5:01 | No Comments

Superstition – Stevie Wonder – Stevie on things you don’t understand but all these years later, what the hell? “… ain’t the way”? Is that what you wanna tell me. Still, it sounds awful good – A

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Written by | March 7, 2014 0:03 | No Comments

His ode to Duke ellington is not jazz, it is pop, and it might have a groove but it isn’t taken from Ellington but this ebullient, bouncy, and very tuneful dance number needs none of that to echo a Black Excellence that deserves the term. “You can feel it all over” is as hooky as an advertising jingle and memorable as your own middle name.

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Written by | February 12, 2014 0:07 | No Comments

They didn’t play music to the animals but sounds of different frequencies and intensities and the results showed that neurons of the mice kept in the dark could ‘hear much softer sounds’ than the other animals. ‘They also have much finer discrimination ability as far as identifying pitch goes,’

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Written by | January 21, 2014 0:03 | No Comments

Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours) – Stevie Wonders – Stevies scream that opens this song is so good he coulda sung anything after and it would have worked but what he sang was one of the great Motown tracks -a real slippy funk belter in the chorus, and a soulful chorus.

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Written by | October 1, 2013 0:05 | No Comments

Elton John releases his best album in a long long long time, and Drake and Kings Of Leon keep on doing what they always do, with no small amount of success. Bassist Kevin Jenkins drops a real good soul album and Icona Pop owed us more than five new songs. But we will take it.

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