Soul

John Spignesi Band calls up good spirits in new EP "three.."

If you need a breather from the tension of 2020 that seems to not let up, we got New Haven’s John Spignesi Band to help you relax for a while with a new EP titled three.. John Spignesi, the talented guitarist and vocalist of the band, has assembled a group of gents that know how to jam, sticky-good: Chris Mitchell provides the ambient keys in each track, Matt Alling some lightning-fast drum fills in “For you” and new bassist Joe Jeffery a growling bass intro in “The Bottom Line.” John Spignesi leads the way, in the way a jam band leader should, with a sense of fun above seriousness in performance, pressing importance in instrumental execution. In soulful rock tracks like “Make It Count,” it is easy to imagine a world connected, in the enjoyment of kind spirits and good stories. For the open road or the afternoon at home, there is three. streaming below. - Rene Cobar, photo by Isa Rose 

   

Ngozzi "Just A Girl"

Singer/Songwriter Ngozzi recently released her debut single "Just A Girl". This is a blend of folk and soul that fits perfectly with the her lyrics about finding yourself in a different place than you thought you would be when you were "Just A Girl".

   

Chaepter "New Day New Bby"

Chaepter has released a new single called "New Day New Bdy". This is his second single of 2020 and a continuation of his exploration of sultry pop and R&B.

   

A Deli Premiere: "Last Goodbye" by Andrea Capozzoli

Hard to imagine a smoother, groovier, and more exquisite start to the week than the one Andrea Capozzoli serves up in her latest single “Last Goodbye.” Oh yes, the song is all the neo-soul goodness that has characterized Capozzoli’s trajectory, but there is added emotion and undertones of liberation in Capozzoli’s velvety, assertive vocals. Accurately, and oh so delicately landing on each note change, the artist dances past the sweet guitar riffs and the accompanying swing to bask in the growing excitement of the song’s soulful choruses. “Last Goodbye” is an ode to a friend’s triumphant escape from a toxic relationship, and yet, it is for all lovers who have done just that, and for those brewing the courage to join them in freedom, in strength. Andrea Capozzoli’s method is a prime example of the ever-lasting power of R&B/soul in the age of computer-generated hits: nothing beats watching musicians shaping the molten goodness of their skill into precious pieces for all to enjoy. Dmitry Ishenko (bass),  Dave Ross (guitar,) and Rob Mitzner (drums) accompany Capozzoli in “Last Goodbye” premiering below. - Rene Cobar

   

Tasha "But There's Still The Moon"

Tasha has released a new single called "But There's Still The Moon". This is the folk-tinged, R&B singer's first single since the release of her acclaimed 2018 debut album Alone at Last.

You can catch Tasha opening for Dirty Projectors on June 3rd at Thalia Hall.