A ton of great new music out in the past few days includes songs from Zo!, Justin Timberlake, De La Soul and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
17 years is way too long, but we’re glad Tevin’s back.
Daryl and John have been on my mind a lot these past few days…
I give a listen to new songs by Maxwell & Paul Simon.
Here’s a peek at some stuff I’ve been reading lately.
Popblerd author Mike Joseph details a lengthy struggle with depression that temporarily put him in a mental hospital.
Babyface is still making music for the cool in you.
Canadian singer-songwriter JJ Adrian premieres his new track “Right Now” exclusively on Popblerd.
The legendary Giorgio Moroder sets his sights on rock band My Morning Jacket. Check out the “Compound Fracture” remix.
Pop/R&B superstar Alicia Keys returns with her first new music in over 3 years, “In Common”.
Six years ago, I decided to take a deep dive into Prince’s discography. Here are the original articles.
Chris Collingwood of Fountains of Wayne has a brand new project out, and you should listen to it.
Singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne announces a new project with the bluesy single “Hey, No Pressure”.
A review of the biggest musical event of 2015, Adele’s “25”.
Coldplay returns with a disco-influenced sound on their new single “Adventure Of A Lifetime”
Multi-million selling superstar Adele returns with the song and video “Hello”.
Legendary crooner Bobby Caldwell & producer Jack Splash have teamed up for a project they call Cool Uncle. Check out their first single “Break Away”.
Pop icon Janet Jackson returns with “Unbreakable”, her first album of new material in seven years. How does Miss Janet fare? Check out the review.
An appreciation of George Michael’s “Listen Without Prejudice, Vol. 1”, 25 years (or so) after its release.
The Foreign Exchange give you that good grown-folks soul music on their new album, “Tales From The Land Of Milk And Honey”.
1982 was the year of Marvin and “Sexual Healing”, but as you’ll hear in the latest JCC podcast episode, his former label mates Diana and Stevie didn’t do so bad, either.
The latest Blerd Radio podcast tackles the debut album by R&B superstar Maxwell. Can you believe it’s been 20 years?
We’re ringing out 1982 in the latest episode of the Jheri Curl Chronicles podcast. Me and Thomas Inskeep decided to deviate slightly from our 5-songs-at-a-time format last episode so as not to end on a bad Richard “Dimples” Fields-related note. In the interest of…symmetry (I guess?) we decided to complete the year we started in Episode 8, and deliver the last 7 number 1 R&B tracks of the year. Before we jump ahead, have you listened to our previous episodes? […]
Hydrate yourself with a little H2O in the latest Jheri Curl Chronicles podcast.
Welcome to the year I became a full-fledged adult.
This time around, we’re checking out some #2s from the post-disco era, including two songs by Michael and his brothers.
Ladies and gentlemen out there in podcast land, Thomas Inskeep and I would like to welcome you to the SIXTH episode of the Jheri Curl Chronicles podcast. Yes, folks, we’re taking you down memory lane for a discussion about songs that hit #1 on Billboard Magazine’s Hot R&B Singles chart in the ’80s. If you’ve missed an installment, never fear. You can find them by clicking on the link for each respective episode. We’re up to Episode 6! This installment finishes out […]
De La Soul’s debut gets the podcast treatment, as the Blerd Radio team travels back in time to the D.A.I.S.Y. Age.
If it wasn’t for the dreads, no one would know whether this photo was of Lenny in ’93 or Lenny in 2016.