Posts Tagged ‘soul’

BMHProfileFeeling “lucky” is often an elusive quality, but Boston-based Alt-rockers, Blue Moon Harem, have nailed that singular emotion with their new single, “Lucky,” off their forthcoming third album, ‘Deep Into Blue.’

“Lucky” is a fresh, upbeat, and hooky piece that elicits a sense of wonder, lightness, and warmth.  The music rolls through your body, tugs at the heart, and says “Come! Let’s have some fun!”   Good-time acoustic guitar rhythms pump out a Folksy/Americana sound. Just a hint of bluesy soul in the lead brightens up your day, and the Alt-Rock style that holds it all together is a cool mix of power and layers and drive.   (more…)

Lettrice_LawrenceAccomplished gospel, jazz, and soul artist, Lettrice Lawrence, is no stranger to the stage, and now, thanks to Shine On Records, she’s breaking out with her new singles, “Get Outta My Way” and “My Man,” which are packed with a whole lot of soul and blues and an electric passion that you’ll just have to hear to believe!


diddley-featuredimageAll this month, I’m excited to point our October Spotlight on local rock band, Diddley!

Bringing their heartfelt groove to area stages for more than a decade, Diddley’s “music from soul to soul” is all about making personal connections with those around you, and when you groove with these classic/southern rock tunes, you’re gonna have a good time!


Alan Hieber, Contributing Writer

This Dayton based singer/songwriter with roots from Kentucky sets herself apart within the country music genre. Growing up in Kentucky, Jamie Suttle had a multitude of musical influences that are present in the South like R&B, blues, soul and gospel.



London-born singer-songwriter, Teni, is out with her sultry debut album, Afrodisiac, which is an evocative fusion of smooth jazz, reggae, and afrobeats.   This well-developed album is packed full with steamy hits, powerful beats and soulful lyrics!  If you’re a fan of Sade, Nina Simone, Billie Holliday and other similar artists, Afrodisiac is must-buy and is currently available on iTunes and Amazon!


Motown Gold – Sizzling Hot Party Music! | UK

Posted: November 24, 2013 by Kimberly Weiss in Non-Local Bands
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Motown Gold offers a sizzling hot array of Motown and Soul music and are one of four party acts handpicked by the UK based company Ear Candy to perform at private and corporate events!

This act  has a fantastic set of music designed to keep their audiences engaged and happy for hours, including hits from artists such as Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, Sister Sledge, Tina Turner, Ben E. King and many more!   Click HERE for Motown Gold’s entire song list and demos of “Superstition” by Stevie Wonder, “Dancing in the Streets” by Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, and”Reach Out” by the Four Topps!  Their high energy and entertaining performances are reflected in the tremendous number of positive reviews on Ear Candy’s website and the juicy tidbits of sample works and video on their site! (more…)

Straight out of Yellow Springs, OH, I’d like to introduce you to Gin-Soaked Angels–  “Electricoustic multi-instrumental Soul Rock four-piece with panache and class out the wazoo”
These guys started less than a year ago, but they’ve been working their way around the Dayton area and paying their musician dues!  While they don’t currently have any shows booked, rest assured, they’ll be playing a venue near you soon!   These multi-talented young musicians are cool cats and play their own brand of original music as well as some tribute songs and aren’t afraid to rock out at your local music venue or coffee shop!  They just wanna play some good tunes and have some good times with you!

I got to check out some of their live videos today, and I can’t wait for these cats to have some professional recording

Gin-soaked Angels

completed that will really emphasize and clarify their unique sound and style!  Silky smooth, jazzy bluesy leads… groovy bass and percussion beats, and soulful vocals are what you’ll get every time from these guys!

Click HERE to watch Gin-Soaked Angels perform Rodeo Clown (Jack Johnson) at Peach’s Grill! Check out their Facebook page to follow them and see more videos! 

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fourthComing up this July 4th, I’m pleased to let you know about about a great show happening at Dayton Taste jazz club in Trotwood, OH!

Dayton Taste is hosting a 4th of July Musical Showcase Extravaganza, hosted by the talented Chris Surratt and featuring two great bands, Dayton’s own Vibe 5 (classical to jazz, polka to gospel, hip hop, R&B) and out of Cinci, Natural Progression (R&B/Neo-Soul/Pop). They will also have many other local singers and artists joining these bands on stage throughout the night.

Show will start around 9 p.m. and go until the wee hours of the next morning. You do NOT want to miss this show!

The price to view the show is only $10. You can purchase tickets in advance or the day of the show via the Dayton Taste website HERE or call 937-854-7060. Reservations are strongly recommended.