The story of Tennessee music is a tale of two cities, really: Nashville and Memphis. But to count out Chattanooga is to ignore the origins of the Impressions, the long-running, socially conscious soul group that launched the careers of Jerry Butler and Curtis Mayfield. On the street corners of mid-t ... More >>
Bacardi "Like It Live" With Kid Cudi
Monday, June 13
Better than: Sleeping. Just kidding!
The thought behind Bacardi's "Like It Live" marketing campaign is simple: if people "like" something on Facebook, they must love it in real life. So as soon as you put a bunch of "like"-able thing ... More >>
Profound gratitude is due to SOTC guru Christopher R. Weingarten for pointing us to soul-rap hybrid Aloe Blacc's outstanding Velvet Underground nod, transforming "Femme Fatale" into a gently swinging space-r&b lament that underscores this dude's growing deification amid the Stones Throw set. ... More >>