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Emily King just released an exquisite video for “Distance”. The song is amazing and the visuals are captivating. I could not help analyzing the vivid vintage look of each shot. I don’t know about you, but I love when an artist’s music video matches the feel of the song. Kudos to director, Paul Jung for capturing the emotion accurately.

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Music Break

Video of the Week: LOLO’s Year Round Summer of Love

“From now on I think you are gonna see a lot of me…”

Lolo sashays through Coney Island’s famous amusement park during off-season shut down and gets crazy at her favorite Brooklyn studio – Shabby Road for the visual of Year Round Summer of Love, which was made of 1,350 stills.

Year Round Summer of Love was recorded in Los Angeles and produced by legendary hip hop knob twiddler Mark Batson (Dr Dre, Eminem, Jay Z) who produced the bulk of Lolo’’s forthcoming debut album, ”Weapon For Saturday”.

Year Round Summer of Love is out now.

Special thanks to Charmfactory

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Covers, Music Break

Must Watch: Kendra Morris Covers Rolling Stone’s ‘Miss You’

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Kendra Morris helps a few mature women get their sexy back in the visual for her rendition of the Rolling Stones’, “Miss You.” Her take on the classic track will have your feet tapping no doubt, but you must listen to her entire cover album, Mockingbird. Track after track is repeat worthy. Especially tracks such as, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie and “Shine On You Crazy Diamond” by Pink Floyd.

Mockingbird is out July 30th via Wax Poetics Records, and is now streaming on KCRW.com. .

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Crush of the Week

Crush of the Week: The Stuyvesants – Refined {Stream}

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Listening to The Stuyvesants’ (not pictured above) Refined album puts a nice close to this crazy work week. It is literally 25 minutes of aural bliss. The two-man band from Bedford-Stuyvesant, NY, Producer Allan Cole (Algorythm), and record collector Darien Victor Birks (Flwrpt), pays homage to 70s classic soul. We can dig it fellas. Click below and find out for yourself.

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Ear Treat

Ear Treat: Amel Larrieux’s ‘Afraid’

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Amel Larrieux came out of hiding and blessed fans with her new single “Afraid”. According to SoulBounce, the track is possibly from her long-awaited album, Ice Cream Every Day. We can definitely confirm that we’re not afraid to add this jazzy tune to our summer playlist.

Spotted on Soul Bounce

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