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Lee Fields “Magnolia”

Coming at a time when many new artists are trying to emulate the soul and swagger of the 1960s, Mr. Fields showers us with authenticity.

March 4th, 2014 | Wax Poetics | New Releases
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Issue 49

Eddie Palmieri / Lowrider Oldies / Fania & Alegre All-Stars / Cal Tjader / Harlem River Drive / Speed Records

November 15th, 2011 | Wax Poetics | Wax Poetics Magazine
Nina-feat

Issue 48

Nina Simone / Theophilus London / Shock G / Billy Cox / Yabby You / Dom Salvador / Neu! / Hudson Mohawke

September 6th, 2011 | Wax Poetics | Wax Poetics Magazine
Earth, Wind & Fire

Issue 47

Earth, Wind & Fire / Ramsey Lewis / Bobby Womack / Lamont Dozier / Solomon Burke / Billy Ocean / Roy C

June 20th, 2011 | Wax Poetics | Wax Poetics Magazine
Photo by Pat Shepherd

Can’t Knock the Hustle

“We’re all over the United Colors of Benetton,” jokes Electric Wire Hustle drummer Myele Manzanza from Berlin. On the other…

October 12th, 2010 | Marisa Aveling | Articles
Whitefield Brothers

Poetry in Motion

The Whitefield Brothers are a somewhat mysterious group featuring members of the German funk band The Poets of Rhythm. Their music includes world, funk, soul and psych touches, all of which they plainly refer to as “raw soul.”

May 10th, 2010 | David Ma | Articles
Issue 36 - The Brasil Issue

Wax Poetics Issue 36 – The Brazil Issue

For our first Brazil Issue, writer David Katz sat down with tropicalia founder Gilberto Gil at his Bahia residence and…

July 31st, 2009 | Wax Poetics | Wax Poetics Magazine
Spurling

Soul Man

There was a time when no one in their right mind messed with Charles Spurling. James Brown tried it once,…

December 4th, 2008 | Charles Waring | Articles
Lou Rawls, David Axelrod, and H. B. Barnum in Capitol Studios.

The Axe

The other day, I called David Axelrod to clarify some points for this interview. I asked about fellow arranger extraordinaire…

November 1st, 2005 | Egon | Articles

A look back twenty years on Aaliyah’s short but influential career.

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