SHADES OF SOUL X ARTFORM RADIO FEB 2020

Here’s my most recent outing on Artform Radio/WorldWide FM. You’ll have to excuse the few seconds of silence preceding song #2 (Jamila Woods). Warped records = ugh. Tracklisting: Les Mogol: Sunset in Golden Horn Jamila Woods: Betty Truthettes: So Good to be Alive (Teddy Pendergrass) Ciel Miner: Stardust (Philadelphia) King Nando: Where Is My Future? … Continue reading SHADES OF SOUL X ARTFORM RADIO FEB 2020

INTRODUCING SOUL SIDES VOL. 3

Soul Sides Vol. 3 (2014) by Oliver Wang on Mixcloud The idea behind Soul Sides Vol. 3, of course, goes back to the first two volumes but the inspiration to finally get around to putting one together is really owed to an old KALX acquaintance, Marin Moran. A few months back, she had sent me … Continue reading INTRODUCING SOUL SIDES VOL. 3

2013 REWIND PT. 2 (DISCOVERIES)

Shades of Soul, EP 1.7 – 1.8: The Best of 2013 by Oliver Wang on Mixcloud My last Shades of Soul show covered my favorite recordings of 2013 and the second hour, beginning right around the 1:00 mark, focuses on the older songs I discovered this year. I won’t go into every song on there … Continue reading 2013 REWIND PT. 2 (DISCOVERIES)

SINGLE SERVINGS: THE FAB FESTIVALS TAKE ON TYRONE

Los Fabulosos Festivals: Can I Change My Mind? From 7″ (Onda Nueva, 1970) I first posted this song over four years ago; it was left off (I think) the Panama 3 comp by Soundway and the compiler, Beto, was kind enough to share a copy of the song with me. Four years later and I … Continue reading SINGLE SERVINGS: THE FAB FESTIVALS TAKE ON TYRONE

TYRONE DAVIS: CAN’T KEEP THIS GOOD MAN DOWN

Tyrone Davis: Knock On Wood Can’t Keep a Good Man Down Can I Change My Mind From Can I Change My Mind? (Dakar, 1969) Late pass. Yeah, I know, I should have posted about this album years ago, especially since its title track is a favorite. But truth be told…I never owned the album; just … Continue reading TYRONE DAVIS: CAN’T KEEP THIS GOOD MAN DOWN

THE BLUE NOTES: AFRO-CARIBBEAN SOUL

The Blue Notes: Fever Quando Quando Can I Change My Mind From Moving Up With (Proctor and Blue, 196?) Picked this one up from Good Records in NYC when I was out East the other week. Given that one style of West Indies music – steel drum – can be real hit and miss, I … Continue reading THE BLUE NOTES: AFRO-CARIBBEAN SOUL