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With their newest album, Heaven, released ten years since their debut record, it’s clear The Walkmen have a lot of memories to look back on. Singer and guitarist Hamilton Leithauser, guitarist Paul Maroon, bassist Walter Martin, and drummer Matt Barrick all stopped by the WERS studio for a special live performance (keyboardist Peter Bauer was unable to join with [...]
Tony! Toni! Tone! – “Just Me and You” VS Bobby Valention ft. Raphael Sadiq – “Just Me and You” I prefer the Bobby Valentino version; I think it has more soul and romance to it. For some reason the original version seems to bore me where as the Bobby Valentino version gets me more [...]
The Chill Spot riddim is a riddim you cannot miss. Produced by Chimney Records, it gives off a stress-free feeling. It was released March 2012, but has become a heavy hitter recently. The riddim has something for everyone. It is a type that you can just play in the car, when you’re cleaning the house, [...]
The life of the great legendary singer Robert Nessa Marley, otherwise known as Bob Marley, is depicted in the documentary Marley. If you are a Marley fan, I know you have already watched this and may have many feelings about it. If you have not seen it- you need to. According to Bob Marley’s official [...]
June is Black Music Month, on June 20th 889@Night is highlighting Ice Cube.
June is Black Music Month, on June 20th Rockers is highlighting Jah Cure.
For this week’s Timeless Tuesday, we will commemorate “Juneteenth”. “Juneteenth” is celebrated on June 19th every year to celebrate the official announcement of the abolishment of slavery. On June 19th, 1865 in Galveston, Texas union soldiers, led by General Gordon Granger, of the Civil War arrived and told all the slaves that they were officially free. Galveston [...]
Moving from London, UK to Atlanta, Georgia may seem anticlimactic for a rising musician, but for Georgina Callaghan, known to the world as Callaghan, that was her path to a music career. It all started with an email to Shawn Mullins via MySpace back in 2009. “I met Shawn in an unusual way,” said Callaghan [...]
Jon B, born Jonathan David Buck, was born in Rhode Island, but his family decided to move to California and raise him there. Jon B’s father was a music professor and his mother was a pianist. His two siblings also played instruments as well. Jon B first started so sing at the age of four [...]
June is Black Music Month, on June 19th 889@Night is highlighting Tupac.