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Alex Harris – New EP “FREQUENCY” is released!

  1. Alex Harris new EP, Frequency, is Out Now. We can raise the vibration of the planet through music and positive energy. Click here to listen
  2. Alex Harris Virtual Album Release Party’s FREE LIVE Performance of his new EP, Frequency “



Meet Alex…..

Alex Harris has a growing following world-wide due to his electrifying and soulful performances. His polished lyrical styling, and dynamic energy, is a breath of fresh air with an earthy twist, that transcends genres and captivates audiences. In each song, the soulful and powerful vocalist reveals his creative ability to connect love-stories with his southern Gospel roots invoking the vibration of a ‘soul-revival’. Alex’s unique vocal sound and songwriting ability captured the attention of the legendary music executive and producer, Richard Gottehrer, while working alongside GRAMMY Award winning producer and songwriter, David (Swagg R’celious) Harris at the Orchard Studio in NYC, in a songwriting session, and was offered a recording contract on the spot. Out of this partnership “Frequency” was born. It is a unique sonic blend of southern soul, alternative grooves, and Gospel grit.

Here is Alex on the “southern soul” tip, demonstrating his versatility. (He sounds like he’s right off the STAX label, doesn’t he?)…I’m expecting BIG things from him in the R&B, Southern Soul, Neo Soul, Smooth Jazz and Pop music marketplaces.

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Bootsy Collins – Power of the ONE

Bootsy Collins Single Release from his New Album “The Power Of The One”
Featuring, Guitars: George Benson
Keyboards: Brian Culbertson
Spacebass: Bootsy Collins
Live Drums & Percussion: Bootsy Collins
Live Horns: Brennan Johns
Lead Vocals: Bootsy Collins
Background Vocals: The Williams Singers & Bootsy Collins
Rap: Ouiwey Collins

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Executive Brass

Do you like Tower of Power?
Do you actually know how to do the “Oakland Stroke?”
Would you like to slide in a little “EAST BAY GREASE?”
Are you down with the FUNK?

If that is the case then you will love Executive Brass and their new release called “You’re My Inspiration!”
Check out the music above and then go on over to their website at and let us know what cha think!

Founded by San Francisco East-Bay Area natives Lincoln Adler and Phil Adams, Executive Brass specializes in music created with the highest production quality, positive messaging, and diverse artistic expression.

Influenced by Jazz, R&B, Funk and Latin genres, Lincoln and Phil, who met as music majors at Cal Berkeley, formed Executive Branch Productions to bring their compositions to an audience that has an appreciation for music expressed across myriad styles. As horn players, given their proficiency on saxophone and trumpet respectively, Lincoln and Phil feature robust horn section arrangements prominently in their productions.

As working musicians performing in many different groups throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, Lincoln and Phil collaborate with an ethnically diverse group of Bay-Area based artists, spanning many generations, to create their brand of music as expressed through Executive Brass.

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New Release from Prince: Prince‘s estate released ‘I Need A Man’, a previously unheard song written by the star in the early 1980s.

Hear a previously unreleased song by Prince, ‘I Need A Man’
A song originally intended for The Hookers/Vanity 6 and, later, Bonnie Raitt (courtesy of NME )

Prince‘s estate have released ‘I Need A Man’, a previously unheard song written by the star in the early 1980s.

Charlotte Krol
17th September 2020

The track previews a super deluxe reissue of Prince’s 1987 album ‘Sign O’ the Times’, which features 63 unreleased songs as well as a previously unseen concert film.

As Consequence Of Sound reports, the track was originally written and recorded in 1981 for The Hookers, a new girl band Prince wanted to assemble that eventually became Vanity 6. ‘I Need A Man’ was one of the early Hookers songs that didn’t make the cut for Vanity 6’s one and only 1982 self-titled album.

Prince (1958-2016) performs onstage during the 1984 Purple Rain Tour on November 4, 1984, at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. CREDIT: Ross Marino/Getty Images
Five years later, Prince was so impressed by Grammy nominee Bonnie Raitt’s performance at the 1987 ceremony that he contacted her to form a creative partnership. A completely reworked version of ‘I Need A Man’ was proposed but the collaboration never materialised.

‘I Need A Man’ is preceded by three other teasers of the upcoming compendium: ‘Cosmic Day’, ‘Witness 4 The Prosecution (Version 1)’ and a never-before-released 1979 version of ‘I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man’. The ‘Sign O’ the Times’ deluxe reissue is set for release on September 25 via Prince’s website.

In other news, Sheila E has spoken about working with Prince, saying the pair worked on many songs together that are still unreleased.

The drummer and singer began working with the late star in 1984 on his album ‘Purple Rain’. He also went on to produce her debut solo record ‘The Glamorous Life’ in the same year, which led to them becoming frequent collaborators.

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LE.ROXY – So Typical

Plezant and Brielle, a.k.a. the band “LE.ROXY” are the vocalists, songwriters, producers and power-couple you need right now. NYC-born and raised, Family and Music are their life.

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The Altons – When You Go (That’s When You’ll Know)

Are yall really for some NEW MUSIC that’s off the hook?  This song is a COLD BLOODED MONSTER!! Something that will make you SWOON and SING ALONG the FIRST Time you hear it? Look no further, check out this new release one by Southern California’s Altons and let me know if I am “correct” or if I am “crazy?” Statuned to for more on THE ALTONS…

I’m tempted to say that the Miracles are a prime vocal influence, but that would be discounting the obvious influence of the Five Stairsteps, Delfonics, etc. However instrumentally, they are influenced by WAR, Santana, Malo, etc. But never mind what I think……Tell me what do you think (in the comments)

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GoGo Godson – Funk U

Did yall think that the days of STANK AZZ FUNK were over with? Well guess again. Take a listen to the song FUNK U” by our boy Go Go Godson, straight outta DC and you just might change your mind! Is there FUNK music in the year 2020. Can we possibly FUNK our way thru Coronavirus??? Here is a potential “life raft” from GOGO GODSON. Let me know what yall think…

Bad brother! He’s also a member of gogo group Trouble Funk!
–George H. Darden II

Cool ….. On the same feel as Doin’ the Butt … It’ll make You tap a serious toe, then get up & rock it!!!
–Habibah Abdul-Shaheed
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Tre Williams – In the Heat of a Moment

Are you a fan of what some people call “100% Raw Soul?” Then look no further, cuz our friend Tre Williams is BACK and taking NO PRISONERS. The new release from one of Soul-Patrol’s favorite artists, is definitely “grown folks music.” Stay tuned to for more on Tre Williams, in the meanwhile take a listen and let us know what cha think in the comments!

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Pete Belasco – “Strong and Able”

New from Pete Belasco – “Strong and Able

As we relaunch, we wanted to include this feature on our friend Pete Belasco’s brand new album “Strong and Able.” Pete has long been a favorite of mine, not only have we previously featured him on, but his music was also in heavy rotation at As an added bonus, we also wanted to introduce a new recurring feature, with our friend Darryl King. In Philadelphia Daryl was known far and wide as the go to guy for new music at the legendary Sound of Market record store, in Center City (where I had been a customer since the 1980’s). Since the demise of the store Darryl has upped his game and moved his person to person new music recommendations to video, with the web series “Shine the Light.” So rather than have me tell you about Pete Belasco’s new album, we thought that it would be perfect to have Daryl do it…..“Sound of Market Style!”

Strong and Able is the re-emergence of an artist whose music lives in its own lane…a uniquely recognizable voice and sound; A collection of sultry passion set in song.Strong and Able is a collection of personal experiences put into song. A pure reflection on the resilience of soul, spirit, and rediscovery.

“Humans have issues and drama, and musicians are human…so, you can fill in the blanks. There’s a template, an overlay of life issues for all of us. Mine is possibly not that different than yours.”
– Pete Belasco

Track Listing:
Strong and Able
Stop the Presses
Top of the World
My Sunshine
Moment Away
Keeping It Real
Fan Your Flame
When You’re Ready
Rubber Ball
Pick it up (analog or digital) at: