Mayer Hawthorne “A Long Time”

This fly white guy salutes his hometown with a retro video featuring Highland Park’s Channel 68, and The New Dance Show, a low-budget Soul Train from the 80s and early 90s – Hawthorne’s favorite after-school show when he was a kid.

Adele “Rolling In The Deep”

Adele dominated this year’s MTV VMAs, with this clip winning all the technical awards: Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Direction and Best Editing. Impressive.

King Khan & The Shrines “Land of the Freak”

King Kahn & The Shrines bring you “Land of the Freak”, 3:34 minutes of funked-out psychedelic soul. If you get the chance to see them live you should do it – The Shrines horn section will blow the doors off the joint, and King Kahn likes to get REAL loose.

Mixtape: Steph Jones “Gravity”

Dig this new mixtape from neo-soul upstart Steph Jones – if you’re looking for music to get a lady going in the right direction, this could be the stuff.