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Birthplace of singer, activist Nina Simone to be preserved

TRYON, N.C. – The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the …

National Trust

The World’s Best Independent Record Stores

In tandem with the resurgence of vinyl, independent record stores have enjoyed a boom in popularity in recent years. No longer the dusty preserve of …

Buddy Guy - Cognac (Audio) ft. Jeff Beck, Keith Richards

Oprah's Master Class: James Taylor

Inner Space and Outer Space: Carl Sagan’s Letters to Timothy Leary (1974)

Letter from Dr. Carl Sagan to Dr. Timothy Leary – February 19, 1974<p><b>By Lisa Rein and Michael Horowitz</b><p><i>(See full text of letters at the bottom of this</i> …

World Peace

The Opioid that Made a Fortune for Its Maker — and for Its Prescribers

Insys Therapeutics paid millions of dollars to doctors. The company called it a “speaker program,” but prosecutors now call it something else: a kickback scheme.


Diamond D Stunts, Blunts & Hip Hop 25th Anniversary Mixtape

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Diamond D’s debut LP <i>Stunts, Blunts & Hip Hop</i>, originally released September 22, 1992, our buddy Chris Read has …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Watch High End: Our Documentary on Luxury Weed

With California transitioning from medical marijuana to legalizing it for recreational use, the market for weed is evolving. More and more brands are …

When Jazz Ruled The World: The Rise And Reign Of America’s One True Art

Nowadays, in the second decade of the 21st Century, jazz may seem to many a marginalised music. Of course, it goes without saying that there are …

Universal Music

The Vancouver Brunch To-Do List

A few years ago, I found myself in Portland over Easter weekend. When my friends and I asked a local about potential restaurant closures on Easter …

Vancouver author tells tale of botched million dollar heist

Forty years ago, at 402 West Pender Street, a team of thieves carried out a dramatic robbery of the Vancouver Safety Deposit Vault, a private company.<p>…

Western Canada

Stream the “Complete” John Coltrane Playlist: A 94-Hour Journey Through 700+ Transformative Tracks

In a contrarian take on the legacy of John Coltrane on the 50th anniversary of his death last year, Zack Graham at <i>GQ</i> did not recommend <i>Giant Steps</i> nor</i> …

Soul Music


540 - Giles Peterson - Worldwide Vol.1 - AM Disc (2000)


Rockin’ You Eternally: The Leon Ware & Marcos Valle Story

“All the roots of the samba and rhythm & blues and soul are the same: Black,” Marcos Valle explained from his home in Rio de Janeiro on the subject …



2008-2018 chart

Bitcoin price plunges 18% on crackdown fears; cryptocurrency rivals also fall

Bitcoin tumbled 18 per cent on Tuesday to a four-week trough close to USD $11,000, after reports that a ban on trading of cryptocurrencies in South …

Azzedine Alaïa by Ellen von Unwerth

Azzedine Alaïa

The 200 Best Songs of the 1960s

This song is best known for being the inspirational tale of the band’s hook-handed drummer, but I’ll put up the chorus of “Moulty” against any other from the decade—“Louie Louie,” “Mony Mony,” anything—as being the biggest, loudest, and most unintelligible, made all the more dynamically triumphant …

Jimi Hendrix

Hy's Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar

Succeeding on Personality<p>Hy knew next to nothing about running a restaurant. But with the help of his girlfriend, Barbara Mathewson, who soon became …

Family Business

fototeka LAPD Historic Image Gallery

Swizzle Sticks, Rockhead’s Paradise - 1928

Rockhead’s Paradise Club – The House that Rockhead Built<p><i>Rohinton Ghandhi</i><p><i>Don't it always seem to go…That you don't know what you've got til it's</i> …

Great Depression

Rick Hall obituary

Record producer who established the soul-drenched ‘Muscle Shoals sound’<p>In the music industry of the 1960s, Rick Hall was the epitome of the “record man”, capable of functioning as guitarist, songwriter, music publisher, recording studio proprietor, record label boss and, most significantly, record …