The Best Thing About Saturday Night Live in 2014?

The Best Thing About Saturday Night Live in 2014?

Maybe they should make SNL consist of all musical performances this season...
No, George Clinton Does Not Explain The Pink Dreads In His New Book

No, George Clinton Does Not Explain The Pink Dreads In His New Book

Does George Clinton's new memoir give you uncut funk, the Bomb?
Stevie Wonder Spreads "Magic" To Boston On Key Of Life Tour

Stevie Wonder Spreads “Magic” To Boston On Key Of Life Tour

Make no mistake. Stevie's still got it.
Blerd Radio 2014 | Episode 16 A: Let's Go To The Hall (Of Fame)

Blerd Radio 2014 | Episode 16 A: Let’s Go To The Hall (Of Fame)

Green Day? Nine Inch Nails? Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame? So THESE guys are the establishment now?
Blerd Radio 2014 | Episode 15: I Love My Dead Gay Son

Blerd Radio 2014 | Episode 15: I Love My Dead Gay Son

Spooky Electric would like to have a word with you about our latest podcast...
The Idiot Box: "Black-ish" & "Marry Me"

The Idiot Box: “Black-ish” & “Marry Me”

Don't give up on the network sitcom just yet-"Black-ish" and "Marry Me" have serious potential.
Jennifer Hudson Establishes Identity; Sings Her Ass Off on JHud

Jennifer Hudson Establishes Identity; Sings Her Ass Off on JHud

Jennifer Hudson gets delightfully retro on a surprisingly good new album.
Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (THE TOP TEN)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (THE TOP TEN)

Can you stand the suspense? Well, worry no more-the top ten is here.
Bass!! How Low Can You Go? Classic P.E. Albums Being Reissued

Bass!! How Low Can You Go? Classic P.E. Albums Being Reissued

Get ready to have the noise brought all over again.
Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (20-11)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (20-11)

We give it up for DeBarge in the next-to-last installment of our ranking of each #1 R&B hit of the '80s.
News
Damien Rice Announces Spring 2015 Tour

Damien Rice Announces Spring 2015 Tour

Damien Rice hits the concert trail. Check the article for dates.

Throw Up Your Ws: The Clan Is Back With "Ruckus In B-Minor"

Throw Up Your Ws: The Clan Is Back With “Ruckus In B-Minor”

Clan (still) in da front!

The Idiot Box: "Black-ish" & "Marry Me"

The Idiot Box: “Black-ish” & “Marry Me”

Don’t give up on the network sitcom just yet-“Black-ish” and “Marry Me” have serious potential.

Glen Phillips Gives Us Options With Rarities/Demos Release

Glen Phillips Gives Us Options With Rarities/Demos Release

Always a good day when you can add new music by Glen Phillips to your collection.

Bass!! How Low Can You Go? Classic P.E. Albums Being Reissued

Bass!! How Low Can You Go? Classic P.E. Albums Being Reissued

Get ready to have the noise brought all over again.

Guest Column: Michael Jackson Fans Unite To Thrill The World

Guest Column: Michael Jackson Fans Unite To Thrill The World

Honor the funk of 40,000 years and be charitable at the same time!-That’s the concept of Thrill the World.

Guster Announces 2015 Tour Dates; Season 2 of "Makin' Friends With Ryan Miller"

Guster Announces 2015 Tour Dates; Season 2 of “Makin’ Friends With Ryan Miller”

The “Evermotion” continues; Guster announces 2015 tour dates, while Ryan Miller’s reality series gets ready for Season 2.

It's An Awards Bonanza: Chris Brown Leads 2014 Soul Train Awards Nominees

It’s An Awards Bonanza: Chris Brown Leads 2014 Soul Train Awards Nominees

Wendy Williams will be hosting the 2014 Soul Train Music Awards–who are the hot nominees this year?

Iggy Azalea Leads American Music Awards Nominees

Iggy Azalea Leads American Music Awards Nominees

Pharrell Williams joins Iggy Azalea, Eminem, John Legend and others on the list of American Music Awards nominees.

What Would You Say...To A Reissue Of Under The Table And Dreaming?

What Would You Say…To A Reissue Of Under The Table And Dreaming?

“Under The Table & Dreaming” is being reissued for its 20th anniversary. Oh, they were so angry then…

Let's Fight Over Who Gets Inducted Into The Rock Hall: 2015 Edition

Let’s Fight Over Who Gets Inducted Into The Rock Hall: 2015 Edition

The Smiths are human and they need to be loved (by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame)…just like everybody else does.

Guster Goes Electro? Check Out "Simple Machine"

Guster Goes Electro? Check Out “Simple Machine”

No farm animals were hurt during the recording of Guster’s latest single.

Reviews
Some Way Out Funk Courtesy Of The Legendary Steve Arrington

Some Way Out Funk Courtesy Of The Legendary Steve Arrington

Have you had your funk today?

Completely Random Song Of The Day: Cause & Effect's "You Think You Know Her"

Completely Random Song Of The Day: Cause & Effect’s “You Think You Know Her”

You can enjoy the silence…or you can play the lone top 40 hit for synth duo/Depeche Mode clones Cause & Effect.

Throw Up Your Ws: The Clan Is Back With "Ruckus In B-Minor"

Throw Up Your Ws: The Clan Is Back With “Ruckus In B-Minor”

Clan (still) in da front!

Jennifer Hudson Establishes Identity; Sings Her Ass Off on JHud

Jennifer Hudson Establishes Identity; Sings Her Ass Off on JHud

Jennifer Hudson gets delightfully retro on a surprisingly good new album.

Rock The Vote With Andre Cymone

Rock The Vote With Andre Cymone

Before you go to the polls next Tuesday (and especially if you weren’t planning to go,) Andre Cymone would like a word with you.

A Diva Disaster: The Queen Of Soul Stumbles With Covers Collection

A Diva Disaster: The Queen Of Soul Stumbles With Covers Collection

No, Aretha. Just…no.

Lenny Kravitz Struts To A Dancier Beat On New Album

Lenny Kravitz Struts To A Dancier Beat On New Album

Lenny celebrates 25 years of being Lenny by…being Lenny.

"Better Days" Ahead: New Music From Bad Rabbits

“Better Days” Ahead: New Music From Bad Rabbits

A little funk, a little rock=the always dope Bad Rabbits. Check out their new song and see whether they’re coming to a town near you.

Album Review: Prince's Art Official Age

Album Review: Prince’s Art Official Age

Is “Art Official Age” a return to form? Or is it more of the same ol’ lazy that we’ve been getting from Prince for most of the past decade?

Guster Goes Electro? Check Out "Simple Machine"

Guster Goes Electro? Check Out “Simple Machine”

No farm animals were hurt during the recording of Guster’s latest single.

Ryan Montbleau & Tall Heights Give Us "All Or Nothing"

Ryan Montbleau & Tall Heights Give Us “All Or Nothing”

Check out some new music from spectacularly be-hatted singer/songwriter Ryan Montbleau.

Get Naked All Over Again With A New Andre Cymone Remix

Get Naked All Over Again With A New Andre Cymone Remix

Get ready to get naked one mo’ gin with Andre Cymone.

Features
Flyte Brothers XXVI: Ralph Tresvant's "Sensitivity"

Flyte Brothers XXVI: Ralph Tresvant’s “Sensitivity”

As sensitive as it gets…

Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars Deliver A Winter Heater With "Uptown Funk"

Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars Deliver A Winter Heater With “Uptown Funk”

Get ready to boogie with Bruno Mars & Mark Ronson.

Blerd Radio 2014 | Episode 16 A: Let's Go To The Hall (Of Fame)

Blerd Radio 2014 | Episode 16 A: Let’s Go To The Hall (Of Fame)

Green Day? Nine Inch Nails? Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame? So THESE guys are the establishment now?

Blerd Radio 2014 | Episode 15: I Love My Dead Gay Son

Blerd Radio 2014 | Episode 15: I Love My Dead Gay Son

Spooky Electric would like to have a word with you about our latest podcast…

Flyte Brothers XXV: Patti Austin's "The Heat Of Heat"

Flyte Brothers XXV: Patti Austin’s “The Heat Of Heat”

Jam and Lewis meet Patti Austin-the result is appropriately heat-inducing.

Mayer Hawthorne Makes His Family "Stars" In New Video

Mayer Hawthorne Makes His Family “Stars” In New Video

Mayer Hawthorne is still working the year old “Where Does This Door Go” album, and one of its best singles, “The Stars Are Ours,” gets the video treatment.

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (THE TOP TEN)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (THE TOP TEN)

Can you stand the suspense? Well, worry no more-the top ten is here.

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (20-11)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (20-11)

We give it up for DeBarge in the next-to-last installment of our ranking of each #1 R&B hit of the ’80s.

Playlistomania: 1989

Playlistomania: 1989

A Spotify playlist that’ll give you a pretty good idea of what I was jammin’ to in the year of Taylor Swift’s birth.

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (30-21)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (30-21)

Let’s keep on movin’ to the top of our ranking of each song to hit #1 R&B on Billboard in the ’80s. In this installment-Soul II Soul and more!

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (40-31)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (40-31)

It’s not time to say “hasta la vista, baby” just yet…but we’re close!

Flyte Brothers 24: Boyz II Men's "4 Seasons Of Loneliness"

Flyte Brothers 24: Boyz II Men’s “4 Seasons Of Loneliness”

Get lonely with Boyz II Men in the latest Flyte Brothers column.