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Album review | Meet Me At The Crossroads

UbuntuFM | Sweet Lu Olutosin | Meet Me At The Crossroads

#Reviews #Soul #Jazz #USA

Sweet Lu Olutosin released a very entertaining Soul-Jazz album
With a Billboard #1 Traditional Jazz album to his credit and a mission to rejuvenate the souls of audiences everywhere, "Sweet Lu" Olutosin continues to shine the light of his 'spirit music' with his latest release "Meet Me At The Crossroads".

Eric Bibb | Global Griot

UbuntuFM | Eric Bibb | Global Griot

#Reviews #World Eric Bibb

A message from the global messenger
Master Chef Bibb is serving us so many different dishes and flavours with this release - 24 in total - that there is simply no way of denying or disliking what he has on offer. 

REVIEW | Neil Young | 'Cortez the Killer'

UbuntuFM | REVIEW | Neil Young | 'Cortez the Killer'

#Reviews #Rock Neil Young

'Cortez the Killer' is a song by Neil Young from his 1975 album, "Zuma". It was recorded with Young's band Crazy Horse. It has ranked #39 on Guitar World's 100 Greatest Guitar Solos and #329 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. The song re-appeared in a live rendition on "Weld" (1991). This article discusses an alternate view on the classic track.

Sly & Robbie meet Dubmatix | Overdubbed

UbuntuFM | Sly & Robbie meet Dubmatix | Overdubbed

#Reviews #Reggae #Dub Dubmatix

It’s about time for a Grammy…
In Reggae, all roads lead to the “Riddim Twins”, Sly & Robbie. Now, Sly & Robbie meet Dubmatix. The Canadian producer and multi-instrumentalist got his hands on original Sly & Robbie tracks and spent months crafting this new album, "Overdubbed". 

Louis Ville | “Eponyme”

Louis Ville | “Eponyme” | UbuntuFM

#Reviews #Pop #Jazz

A collage of deep thinking, deep feeling, and deep music.
"Eponyme" is the latest release by Louis Ville, who has staked the roads of France and Europe with several hundred concerts. Over the years, his exceptional charisma has thrown his emotions into an ever denser audience that he carries with humor to the confines of his sensitive universe. "Eponyme" is a work of art that reminds us again of what makes La douce France great...

All This Huxley | "All This Huxley"

All This Huxley | "All This Huxley" | UbuntuFM

#Reviews #Rock #Indie #USA All This Huxley

This eclectic indie album from All This Huxley shows off the band's considerable talent for pairing their erudite, dystopian lyrics with majestic guitars and insistent riffs, drawing inspiration from the likes of Modest Mouse, Tom Waits, Warren Zevon, The Districts, and old Wilco.

Yerry Rellum | 'I Feel Love'

UbuntuFM | Yerry Rellum | 'I Feel Love'

#Reviews #Soul #NL #Surinam Yerry Rellum

Strong Soul. A modern day Soul Classic.
Yerry Rellum orginating from Surinam but based in the Netherlands, has released what may turn out to be a modern day Soul Classic.

Faces | Long Player

UbuntuFM | Faces | Long Player (1971)

#Reviews #Blues #Rock

British Blues Rock at its best
LONG PLAYER was the second album by the British rock group Faces with Rod Stewart, Ronnie Lane and Ronnie Wood amongst its members. On a good day, Faces could wrestle the title of greatest rock & roll band away from the Rolling Stones.

Hugh Masekela | Stimela (Coal Train)

Hugh Masekela | Stimela (Coal Train)

#Reviews #Jazz #SouthAfrica Hugh Masekela

A song of hope against a backdrop of social injustice
Hugh Masekela - who passed on Jan 23, 2018 - is an integral part of South African modern history, being part of the resistance against 'apartheid' oppression, the social issues he addressed in his music as well as being a larger-than-life figure.