Album in the Crosshairs: Saoul — Paint the World | 2021 | Self-Released

A lovely place to begin, if you’ve been waiting for 17 months to restart the party … Hey, don’t fret We’re gonna make you sweat Don’t forget  The funk’s within you, the funk’s within you — “Splash”, performed by Saoul I call Paint the World the must-listen sequel to SuCcumb, Saoul’s previous album.  Where SuCcumb […]

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Album in the Crosshairs: Saoul — Seldom Oddity EP | Special Edition | self-released | 2019

Saoul wants you to taste the bread. And be sexy while doing it. Plus, he has a new release, Seldom Oddity, to help you along … The unsuppressed, sensual funkiness of the multi-instrumentalist’s EP mirrors writer James Baldwin’s admonition to view sensuality — despite the unequal and on-the-brink times we live in — as a […]

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Album in the Crosshairs — Annabel (lee): I Came Across a Dreamer; Youngbloods, 2018

Three dreams, guided by a polaris of better times, but for the most part pursued by somber realities while awash with indulgent compositions, vocals and lyrics. Count Richard Ellis and Sheila Brown Ellis of the group Annabel (lee) among the shortlist of creatives who can solidly deliver on such an angular approach to storytelling. Their […]

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ALBUM IN THE CROSSHAIRS: ANNABEL (LEE) – BY THE SEA… AND OTHER SOLITARY PLACES (NINJA TUNE / IF MUSIC)

ANNABEL (LEE) BY THE SEA… AND OTHER SOLITARY PLACES NINJA TUNE / IF MUSIC 2015 Beautifully lush at times, brilliantly spartan at others, but stylistically layered and engaging from start to finish, the new album By the Sea… and Other Solitary Places by the group Annabel(Lee) hits your senses like a soundtrack to an expressionist […]

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