A young man and woman dance under the glow of streetlights in alternating scenes in the video for Oceaán‘s understated soulful dance track, “Need U.”
Bundles of supporters gathered at the Liberty Theater in NYC last night for a touching Frankie Knuckles memorial. Fans and the who’s who of dance music, including Francois K, Danny Krivit, David Morales, Louie Vega, Kenny Gonzales, Tedd Paterson, all joined together to pay tribute.
View Ann Nesby‘s (Sounds of Blackness) grand finale performance of “The Pressure” above and a couple pieces from the program below.
Hailing from DC, residing in NYC, and having recorded his upcoming project in Brazil, New School vocal jazz student James Tillman is quickly proving himself to be a force.
Citing classic soul greats like Marvin Gaye and Bill Withers as influences, his sound also touches on modern talents like Jose James and Michael Kiwanuka, while still holding an irrefutable air of the tropical and tranquil Brazilian charm.
His debut EP, Shangri-La, is just around the corner with an April 29 release; lucky for you, we’ve been able to dig up three out of the four tracks for you to cozy up with.
Watch the video for “And Then” above and listen to “Shangri-LA” and “Love Within” below!