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Interview: Macy Gray on her formative days, the essence of authentic singing, and more

For over two decades, Macy Gray has left an unmistakable imprint on the world of neo-soul. Her signature raspy, yet smooth vocal tonality has defined such classics as “I Try,” “Sweet Baby,” and “First Time,” all of which would ultimately contribute to her amassing 25 million sales worldwide. Gray’s new …

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Black Magic Flower Power fuse funk and psych rock with retro-visuals on “Funky Town Sex Machine”

Arizona based boogie rock band Black Magic Flower Power has set aside time from their intense touring schedule to release the official music video for their new single, “Funky Town Sex Machine” watch it below. “Wanting to show the true funkadelic style of this project and for people who have …

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Grammy Nominee Multi-Instrumentalist, MASA TAKUMI, Hosts First Live Music Event in U.S.

Masa Takumi It’s every musician’s dream to bring their live art to the United States… I want to thank the Village Studios for having me, as well as the incredibly receptive American fans.” — Grammy Nominee Multi-Instrumentalist, MASA TAKUMI MASA, a Japanese multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, producer, and performer who has …

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The Motet comes to Jersey City on May 23 – Interview with Ryan Jalbert

Since 1998, Colorado’s The Motet has maintained their signature foundation of 70s-inspired jazz grooves with accents of punchy funk. The Denver-based septet strove through numerous incarnations, finding stability in 2016 by welcoming vocalist Lyle Divinsky and sax player Drew Sayers into the fold. This expansion proved noteworthy, as it was …

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