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Nicole WIllis & The Soul Investigators

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Five Songs, 5/3/2022

Nicole Willis & the Soul Investigators, "Light Years Ahead" With the strings here, this is reading very "late Stax" to me, or perhaps Curtis Mayfield. Interestingly, it's an era of soul that for the most part hasn't seen as much of a revival as earlier Stax...

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Five Songs, 2/3/2021

De La Soul feat. Usher, "Greyhounds" De La Soul launched a Kickstarter in 2015 to record their new album using a new method. Tired of chasing and clearing samples, they decided to bring musicians in to the studio to record them playing a bunch of...

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Five Songs, 1/23/2020

Bullfrog, "Mark After Dark" We've had Bullfrog here before, but as a reminder, this is one of Kid Koala's many projects. Most of their album is pretty straight ahead funk, but they mix in some other stuff, such as the tune here which closes the...

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Five Songs, 2/27/2018

Going to see Superchunk tonight, pretty excited about that! Here's today's music. Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators, "A Perfect Kind Of Love" Hey, I asked for more soul yesterday, and shuffle delivered! Nice. OK, uh, uh, how about...some mid 90s indie rock? Marvin Gaye,...