A simple but beautiful clip for Adele’s new single.
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 talks about “Someone Like You,” what it means to her, and performs a version of the track from her breakthrough album 21, live in her home.
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.
Funky cats Monkeyboxing.com bring you “Filthy Rhythm, Dirty Soul”, a new mixtape featuring the dopest cuts from some of the finest current purveyors of funk, soul, hip-hop, nu/ghettofunk, and reggae.
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.
Ben Deignan is one of the hottest up and coming artists in the soul-funk sphere, and he just dropped a mix that’ll teach you why.
Dig this video from neo-soul Stones Throw crooner Mayer Hawthorne, with a smooth 60s style for those feeling nostalgic.
Sweet-ass new video from John Legend and the Roots, featuring an awesome guest spot from Melanie Fiona. Good music for a Friday, mates.
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.
Monday kicks off with some of the sweetest, sickest old-school funk and soul you’ll ever have the pleasure of hearing courtesy of NYC DJ Akalepse and his weekly party Props at Le Poisson Rouge.