The Jack Moves "Seasons Change" (Wax Poetics Records)

The Jack Moves drop new single “Seasons Change” and perform for HuffPost’s A-Sides

Wax Poetics Records artists the Jack Moves recently visited HuffPost’s A-Sides with Jon Chattman for an interview about the upcoming record….

February 25th, 2015 | Wax Poetics | Tracks/Videos

“Come Away” video from singer/guitarist Miles Tackett of Breakestra

  With his 2014 release The Fool Who Wonders, guitarist Miles Tackett stepped away from the funk stylings of Breakestra, the…

February 6th, 2015 | Wax Poetics | Videos
Funky Four Plus One

Deborah Harry invited the Funky 4 + 1 on to SNL for the first televised rap performance

As Blondie went on hiatus, lead singer Deborah Harry appeared on Saturday Night Live as both the host and musical guest. It was…

January 6th, 2015 | Wax Poetics | Videos
The Jack Moves

Wax Poetics Records presents the Jack Moves, premieres “Doublin’ Down” video

Newark duo drops new single and video, premiering on Mass Appeal. New album out in 2015.

December 29th, 2014 | Wax Poetics | Videos
Wax Tailor - Nelson Mandela

Wax Tailor honors Nelson Mandela with his live symphonic performance of “Am I Free”

  French producer Wax Tailor has released a 4LP box set and a 2CD and DVD edition of Phonovisions Symphonic…

December 10th, 2014 | Wax Poetics | Videos

South African group Fantasma drops “Eye of the Sun” video and shares Spotify playlist

South African group Fantasma recently released their debut EP, Eye of the Sun, via Soundway Records. Fronted by creative pioneer and filmmaker Spoek…

December 2nd, 2014 | Wax Poetics | Playlists/Videos

Atlanta’s Far Out Family premiere “Real Boy Pinocchio” video

The ATL new jacks on what it means to be a real boy.

November 11th, 2014 | Wax Poetics | Videos
Donald Byrd "Blackbyrd"

Rare footage of Donald Byrd performing the Larry Mizell–penned “Black Byrd”

Gilles Peterson has dug up some very rare footage from the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1973…

November 5th, 2014 | Francis Devin Rimer | Videos
Mosaic UneXpected TuRns

Premiere of new video “Falling” by MoZaic

Florida outtaspace soul singer-songwriter drops ‘Unexpected Turns’ on November 4.

October 25th, 2014 | Wax Poetics | Videos

Kutiman drops new album created with all YouTube samples

Check the newest video and explore the entire album, “Thru You Too.

October 2nd, 2014 | Wax Poetics | Videos
Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye and band rehearses “I Want You” before concert

Effortless cool from the prince of soul

September 29th, 2014 | Wax Poetics | Videos
Emma Donovan and the PutBacks

Video premiere of “Daddy” by Melbourne act Emma Donovan and the PutBacks

Download the track for free

September 17th, 2014 | Francis Devin Rimer | Videos
The Como Mamas Daptone Records

Daptone Records gospel trio the Como Mamas drops new 45 backed by the Menahan Street Band

Watch the exclusive a cappella version of “Well, Well” for the Music Maker Relief Foundation.

September 10th, 2014 | Wax Poetics | New Releases/Videos
Gizmo (Okayplayer)

Okayplayer/ Revive-signed bassist and singer Gizmo drops new video

Berklee grad brings his blend of jazz and pop and rock and funk on the road.

September 8th, 2014 | Wax Poetics | Videos
Tower Records

Video of Tower Records on Sunset, Los Angeles, in 1971

From the Internet Archive and the Center for Sacramento History, we bring you a glimpse into record heaven in 1971. This…

August 26th, 2014 | Wax Poetics | Videos
Injusticia Peliroja

Peliroja’s Injusticia album stream and “Situaciones” video premiere

Producer and guitarist Jacob Plasse has united some of his old friends—players from the Daptones, Pedrito Martinez Group, and Los Hacheros—to form Peliroja, a New York collective inspired by the sounds of Ethiopia, Dominican Republic, Cuba, and the Congo.

August 14th, 2014 | Wax Poetics | New Releases/Videos
Sheila Brody

Bride of Funkenstein Sheila Brody drops new EP produced by Gary G-Wiz (Bomb Squad, Sons of Bazerk)

Detroit native Sheila Brody was one of George Clinton’s Brides of Funkenstein. “George taught me to write down all your thoughts and…

July 29th, 2014 | Wax Poetics | Videos
Lost Midas (Tru Thoughts)

Lost Midas release new album, Off the Course, and video, “Head Games”

  Tru Thoughts artist Lost Midas drops new album, Off the Course, on July 29 in the U.S. There is…

July 21st, 2014 | Wax Poetics | Videos
Quantic Magnetica (Tru Thoughts)

Quantic releases video for “You Will Return” featuring Alice Russell

  Quantic released his new album, Magnetica, on May 10. It brilliantly combines the different styles and genres that Will…

June 17th, 2014 | Wax Poetics | Videos
La Mecanica Popular

La Mecánica Popular premieres new video “Guajiro”

La Mecánica Popular is at the forefront of the new Latin sound of Brooklyn, torchbearers of a local tradition of…

June 9th, 2014 | Andrew Mason | Videos
Miles Tackett

New video-single from Miles Tackett of L.A. funk band Breakestra

Miles Tackett, best known as the founder, bandleader, guitarist, producer, and songwriter of the Los Angeles funk/soul/jazz group Breakestra, is venturing out…

May 29th, 2014 | Wax Poetics | Videos
Derrick May Detroit Techno

A fireside chat with Detroit techno pioneer Derrick May

Detroit techno pioneer Derrick May always has something to say. While frequenting his favorite coffee shop, May would breakdown his…

May 27th, 2014 | Zachary Weedon | Videos

Induce “Ride Around”

The track takes a semi-Motorik beat and slows it down a bit.

March 3rd, 2014 | Wax Poetics | Videos

Zara McFarlane “Open Heart” [VIDEO]

Her lyrically conscious original songwriting brings to mind Nina Simone and Roberta Flack circa First Take era.

February 3rd, 2014 | Wax Poetics | Videos

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