Bok Bok feat. Kelela: Melba’s Call

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Joining forces with British producer—and founder of the record label Night Slugs—Bok Bok, Los Angeles-based singer Kelela again mesmerizes with her stunning vocals (which are reminiscent of a young Janet Jackson) on “Melba’s Call.” The song plays off moments of silence almost as much as it does its minimal, at times spacey, beats. It’s a track that ebbs and flows in a surprising way (without …

Marvin Sease: Candy Licker

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Filmmaker, digital strategist and founder of Soul Aquatics (a freestyle jam session and participatory music experience), Philadelphia-based musician and creative extraordinaire Rashid Zakat brings us this week’s #PrivateJam. Picking an ever-so-slightly embarrassing favorite, Zakat has selected a live performance of a Marvin Sease classic. Explains Zakat, “Marvin Sease makes R. Kelly look like Bill Withers. His unapologetic raunchy southern soul sounds like line music, if …

How To Dress Well: Words I Don’t Remember

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It’s been a year and a half since Tom Krell released Total Loss, his second studio album under the moniker How To Dress Well. With his sensual, falsetto-style vocals set to simple beats, Krell lures listeners in track after track, and anyone who caught his intimate live act would only fall more entranced by his utterly passionate delivery. This week Krell dropped “Words I Don’t …