Categories
New Music

Check out R&B electronic DIY soul artist from Los Angeles CA- FL Jones

The modern era of music has given way to enigmas and artists of all shapes and forms who break the norm of what we have come to expect as far as what an artist truly is.  ​FL Jones is one such artist that epitomizes the essence of the modern era. A multi-talented vocalist and musician originally from Beaufort South Carolina. FL Jones is an educator and entrepreneur who owns a professional development and coaching company by day, and goes by the alter ego moniker of FL Jones as a professional recording artist. ​FL Jones is making music that is thoughtful, conscious and driven by a desire to motivate, inspire, comfort and spread love and joy to all those that hear it.

A Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, his journey began when he landed a leading role in the Australian company of the legendary musical, “Rent.”  This led to numerous performances on Australia’s largest morning television program, as well as a Rolling Stone Australia interview and photo shoot. He then returned to the US and following performances in New York at venues such as the Jazz Standard, Sullivan’s Hall, the Bitter End and the Cutting Room he eventually transitioned into recording his own music. This period of evolution led to the growth of ​FL Jones’s creativity and undeniable talent. He has ultimately developed a style of songwriting and performance that is transparent, daring and full of hope and reflective of his experiences, thought and ambitions, turning his pain and passion into purpose and lessons into studio sessions.

​FL Jones has had a vast array of musical influences however he accredits the pivotal influences in his music to Prince, Stevie, Funkadelic, House music, Soul music, Sting, The Police, Bowie, Coltrane and World Music. This all culminates in ​FL Jones producing a musical experience that is enjoyable, easy going and fun but still seeks to provoke thought. FL Jones uses his music as a vehicle to express his perspectives and tell stories. His overarching ambition is to leave everyone a little happier and more inspired than they were before. FL also scored the feature film, “200 American” and served as a composer and music supervisor on the films “Whirlwind” “Raw Moves.”, and most recently “Naked As We Came In”. He also formed the band Adult Entertainment where he met his guitarist and now label partner Nahuel Franco. Together with Nahuel and Karo Moralyan, the trio formed FNK Records.

​FL Jones has 2 official projects in his repertoire “Becoming Myself” (Album) and “Love Someone” EP. Both projects found success with his debut album garnering a semi-finalist nomination for “best new artist” on SoulTracks.com along with his Sophomore Project, blurring the lines between pop, rock and funk. He will be releasing his latest EP “Revival” on the 13th of February 2021. This project will showcase his lyricism in a uniquely constructed piece of musical artistry. His music exhibits not only his versatility and vocal prowess, but has surely cemented his style and paved the way for the varied expressions of his musical ideas and artistic craft.  This is the music that will push the boundaries of our perception as well as inspire and drive us to introspective conversations. It’s the music that may not change the world, but can change the people in the world.

Blow Your Mind
Categories
New Music

Caddy Muzik is a blend of every flavor and culture of black soul music!

Cadillac Muzik are American music producers, songwriters, and Alternative Hip Hop artists from San Antonio, Texas. The duo is composed of San Antonio-based artists Beseja “CaddyMack” Moses and Scott “DaddyDvil” Campbell.  Inspired by Southern rap legends such as OutKast, 8Ball & MJG, and fellow Texans UGK — as well as scores of soul, funk, and earlier hip-hop artists — they formed Cadillac Muzik in 2010 with the intent to promote good times and celebrate individuality.

The band released their first project called Cadillac Muzik in 2012.  In 2014, the duo released FunkyLand.  In 2015 was their single Sky High followed by Vibration in 2016, and then Mind Play in 2017. Mind Play has charted #8 on the European Indie Top 200 Charts and number 40 on the DRT National Airplay Top 150 chart.  Cadillac Muzik has also made appearances on Kens 5 (San Antonio Express-News) in April 2017, News 4 (San Antonio Express-News) in June 2017, San Antonio Current Magazine in May 2017, and Texas Public Radio in August 2017.

A pause in their release schedule ended in 2018 with Lac Gospel, which registered on Billboard’s R&B Album Sales chart. Moses and Campbell quickly followed up the next year with Groove Nation. The EP fared even better commercially than the preceding titles and hit several Billboard Magazine charts, including Heatseekers and Independent Albums.  The band quickly peaked at #12 on the Billboard R&B Album Sales Charts for their project titled Lac Gospel. The following year in 2019, they ranked #10 for R&B Album Sales, #22 for Heatseekers Albums, and #45 for Independent Albums Sales for their project Groove Nation.  In 2020, the band released 2 Albums/EPs titled Playa Innovators and Digital Upload.  October 2020 the band quickly followed up the previous projects with another single titled Cerebral Celebration. The duo found their influences for this project from Houstonʼs UGK to alt-rappers A Tribe Called Quest,The Pharcyde, and the psychedelic funk collective Parliament-Funkadelic.  Ending the year in 2020, the band released a single titled “Gamble Love” which peaked at #86 on Cashbox Top 200 Airplay Charts and #5 on Cashbox Top 150 Independent Airplay Charts.

Categories
New Music

Eric Gable brings back that smooth quiet storm flavor

If you were a soul music fan in the late 80s and early 90s, you definitely knew the name Eric Gable. He is an expressive singer with a big voice. He’s moved all the way to #1 with his hit “Remember The First Time”. For the next decade, he would produce a bunch of radio friendly cuts.

Now Orpheus Entertainment is putting together some of Eric’s best cuts – and making them available digitally for the first time. Keep your eyes open for the album Straight from My Heart. This is smooth soul at its finest! The collection includes a song that sounds perfect for Adult Soul radio in 2021. It is a real treat to have this music available on the new album.

Produced by the legendary Paul Laurence, “I Can Make You Feel Good” is a perfect nighttime jam and a true display of an artist at the top of his game. Check it out below and listen to clips from the entire album. Let’s welcome this classic artist back into this growing movement.