Les Nubians – Veuillez Veiller Sur Vous Reves

In anticipation for the release of their highly anticipated upcoming album, Nu Revolution, French duo Les Nubians have released a video to the track “Veuillez Veiller Sur Vous Reves” (that’s French for “Don’t Let Your Dreams Fall Asleep) featuring French MC John Banzaï. Nu Revolution is slated to be released in April and features, among […]

KING (@wearekingmusic) – The Story

The past 48 hours have been an adventure for Los Angeles based trio KING. Questlove happened upon their music serendipitously on Twitter, and as to be expected, when tweeted by an artist and celebrity of this caliber followers followed suit and followed KING. Now with over 1,000 followers, the talented group have won over people […]

Stephanie Morillo & Belle Boussole – Midnight Aria

Electro-soul duo Belle Boussole have teamed up with, erm, me, Stephanie “Radio” Morillo, to create a song about love and lust underneath streetlights. The tune, “Midnight Aria” was co-written by Bryan McGurn and I, and features Belle Boussole’s decadent soul-infused funk pop music as well as my penchant for dramatic lyrics and jazzy vocals. It […]

Introducing Najwa Mahiaddin (@najwamahiaddin)

Malaysian R&B/soul singer Najwa Mahiaddin is widely known as an artist with exceptional musicianship. Just recently she performed at the “Dimanakan Ku Cari Ganti: Satu Indiepretasi” event, commemorating the contributions of iconic Malaysian artist P. Ramlee to the national culture. A student at the International College of Music, Najwa’s been delighting Malaysian audiences for years […]

Interview with Vanessa Fernandez

Vanessa Fernandez is known in her native Singapore as a DJ for radio station 987fm as well as being a singer with a powerful, versatile voice. She’s been making her name in the local scene, giving her the opportunity to work with different producers and musicians and honing in on her sound. Here’s what Vanessa […]

Interview with Belle Boussole

If one had to chart some points in the history of electric-soul duo Belle Boussole, these might stick out: a love of music-making (Bryan), happening upon a music career on accident (Nicole), a marriage (Bryan and Nicole) and a move to New York. Belle Boussole’s Bryan McGurn and Nicole McGurn came to music through different […]

Introducing Yvette Rovira

Here’s one fresh out the inbox. New York City-based chanteuse Yvette Rovira is gearing up to release her eponymous debut album this August. The Berklee College of Music graduate delivers an infectious and sophisticated blend of funk, R&B and pop. It’s exactly what we need for a summer weekend. Here’s “Let’s Go Out Tonight” by […]

The Disco Biscuits Set to Release New Album, Planet Anthem, in March

Everyone’s favorite electronic jam band, The Disco Biscuits, are set to release their latest album, Planet Anthem on March 16th. Since they started in 1995 they have successfully and creatively merged the jam band experience with live electronics into crazy shows worth watching. With their new album however, the band finds itself in a new […]

Silhouette Brown

NY/London group Silhouette Brown is bringing some new age soul music to boomboomchik. The masterminds behind this  seductive sound are Dego, Kaidi Tatham, and Bembe Segue and adds newcomer Philadelphia vocalist, Lady Alma. Silhouette Brown fuses jazz, soul, and hip hop into  head-nodding groove that is hard to escape. Their production work is spot on […]

New Mixtape: B.O.B Vs. Bobby Ray

My friend put me on to this mixtape from ATL (Atlanta for the un-educated)  producer Bobby Ray. Not usually a fan of these kinds of mixtapes, but this guy has some dope beats, and vocals (he both sings and raps on the 22 track tape).  It is a concept mixtape titled B.O.B vs Bobby Ray, […]

Introducing: Joe Burge

Oakland producer Joe Burge is here to seduce you with his smooth, silky R&B/soul tracks. He started playing piano when he was eight years old and along the way picked up guitar and bass. A few years later his parents buy him a 4 track and a drum machine– the rest is history. With this […]

Music Video: Sade – Soldier Of Love

It has been 8 years since Sade released new music, but that is about to change. Below is the video to the new Sade single, “Soldier of Love,” which she  co-produced with Mike Pela. The song was written by Sade along with longtime collaborators Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman and Paul Spencer Denman. It is the […]

Free Download: Karina Pasian – Perfectly Different

Karina Pasian first hit the soundwaves in spring of 2008 with the single “16 @ War” off of her Grammy-nominated debut album, First Love. In anticipation for her sophomore album, this young chanteuse has blessed us all with a free download of her new song called “Perfectly Different”. Karina does best when accompanied by few […]

Check It: NewDay – She’s Hollywood

Real simple. They are called NewDay, a band from Brooklyn made up of Devon “D.E” Johnson and Antonio “TONE” Husband. They have an urban-pop style/top 40 type sound. “She’s Hollywood” is the their new single off The Distortion Project Album. Pretty catchy if you ask me. enjoY! NewDay – She’s Hollywood

Samuel – Starry Eyed (Ellie Goulding Cover)

The Knocks seem to be an up and coming production duo cranking out track after track. With originals and remixes floating around the blog-o-sphere, they have teamed up with NYC artist Samuel to produce a track which is a re-working of Ellie Goulding‘s track, “Starry Eyed” The track has this very R&B Top 40 pop […]

You Are My My My Superhero

This loungy hip-hop track comes courtesy of DC rising star Tabi Bonney. Tabi has a new music video for “Jet Setter”, the next single off of Dope, the first installment of the three-part series entitled Dope, Fresh, Superstar. Tabi’s rhymes are fresh, and his beats are crisp. He tends to do a lot of “studder” […]

Come Over – Estelle ft. Sean Paul

This track was sent over from our friends at iMergeAndSee. It is the latest Estelle track with guest vocals by Sean Paul. The jam has a nice dub/reggae sound that is just ever-so-grooving. Estelle’s vocals are beautifully placed in the mix (and beautiful to begin with) with Sean Paul doing his typical rhymes. This track […]

Trillogy – Warning

The Merriam Webster Dictionary describes a Trilogy: as a series of three dramas or literary or musical compositions that are closely related and develop one theme. This is how you would describe these three multi-talented individuals known as Trillogy. From Maryland, Trillogy is made up of Rita Tyler, OxPro & Jay-Will. they have crafted some […]

Your Weekend Beat Box:Jemex and David Guetta ft. Kelly Rowland

Happy Friday! It’s spring time, it’s sunny out and we have some hot tracks lined up for you today. First up, “El Fin” the single from producer Jemex’s album “Square 1” which is expected to drop in early June. The album contains 4 songs and one mix bringing you a plethora of flavorful sounds from […]

Throwback: The Notations – Super People

Although the 70’s were before my time, there sure was some good disoc/soul music around. Granted i don’t know a lot about that era/style of music, i was amazed when a buddy of mine passed on this super track from The Notations called Super People.The Notations, a Chicago based vocal group which consists of members […]