Elaquent – The Scenic Route [Album]

No one takes the scenic route any more. It’s the joke a lost father says to his anxious children, “We’re TAKING the scenic route.” Everything moves fast, direct, overnight and sometimes it takes artists like Elaquent to slow things down. “Black Magic”¬†employs cool, breezy keys, sharp snares and takes its time to build—it’s as if his R&B means ‘relax’ and ‘breathe’. It’s chilled out. It’s … Continue reading Elaquent – The Scenic Route [Album]

Kae – “MOVE/LOVE” [Free DL]

Scoop some ice, pour a glass of bourbon and get comfortable. You’ll be here for a while. Kae, an Italian singer/songwriter, brings the jazz club to your headphones with a cover of Robert Glasper’s “MOVE/LOVE.” So, relax, stay a while. This is gorgeous. The title’s slash is presumably added because there’s no way either can exist without the other when listening to her smoky, lay-atop-the-piano, … Continue reading Kae – “MOVE/LOVE” [Free DL]

Kae – “MOVE/LOVE” [Free DL]

Scoop some ice, pour a glass of bourbon and get comfortable. You’ll be here for a while. Kae, an Italian singer/songwriter, brings the jazz club to your headphones with a cover of Robert Glasper’s “MOVE/LOVE.” So, relax, stay a while. This is gorgeous. The title’s slash is presumably added because there’s no way either can exist without the other when listening to her smoky, lay-atop-the-piano, … Continue reading Kae – “MOVE/LOVE” [Free DL]