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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Memories of Aretha Franklin: Soul Legend

When I was growing up, things were pretty chaotic at my house. The times when I couldn’t find something outside to do I’d hide in my room or the basement, reading books and listening to music. I was only 10-years-old when I found my first Aretha Franklin record in the garage. The song was “Natural … Continue reading »

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AM and Shawn Lee Drop Video: Electronic Soul Track "Two Times"

Vocalist-songwriter AM was inspired when he heard Shawn Lee’s 2004 record Music and Rhythm: Ubiquity Studio Sessions, Vol.1. So impressed that the Los Angeles-based artist made contact with Lee in London. What began as a discussion about psychedelic rock, Brazilian music, Italian film soundtracks, soul and electronic beats led the duo to building songs.  Sending recorded … Continue reading »

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AM and Shawn Lee Drop Video: Electronic Soul Track “Two Times”

Vocalist-songwriter AM was inspired when he heard Shawn Lee’s 2004 record Music and Rhythm: Ubiquity Studio Sessions, Vol.1. So impressed that the Los Angeles-based artist made contact with Lee in London. What began as a discussion about psychedelic rock, Brazilian music, Italian film soundtracks, soul and electronic beats led the duo to building songs.  Sending recorded … Continue reading »

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Top Ten Posts on Soulful Alternative

1. Macklemore: The Seattle Rapper’s History and Best Songs 2. The Soul of Rock: The Ramones! 3. Florench Welch Vs. Mick Jagger in a ‘Gimme Shelter’ Vocal Battle 4. Family Dance Mix: 20 Tracks for Kids of All Ages 5. The Soul of Indie Rock: The Pixies 6. Best New Band: Ultraista 7. Seattle’s Own Soul … Continue reading »

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