Posts tagged "charles bradley"

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Porches, Loretta Lynn, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from post-punk brawlers, country legends, and more.
SPIN Staff / February 5, 2016

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

This past Sunday closed out New Orleans Jazz Fest's second weekend at the city's Fair Grounds Race Course. The gigantic festival has become an institution…
SPIN Staff / May 5, 2014

Charles Bradley Belts (and Sweats) Out the Heartache at Bowery Ballroom

Fearsomely committed soul belter Charles Bradley made our Top 20 R&B Albums of 2013 list with his swaggering, retro-minded Victim of Love, but he's even…
SPIN Staff / January 20, 2014

The 15 Best Music Documentaries Streaming on Netflix Now

Whether it's a snow day where you are, or simply the waning holidaze keeping you indoors, we've got enough Netflix-streaming music documentaries below to program…
Chris Martins / January 3, 2014

Hear Charles Bradley’s Smoldering Black Sabbath Cover ‘Changes’

It's no surprise that Charles Bradley made SPIN's 20 Best R&B Albums of 2013. The 65-year-old Screaming Eagle of Soul's voice is lament incarnate, and…
Chris Martins / December 18, 2013

Charles Bradley Reunites With Old Band on Scorching ‘Ain’t It a Sin’

If Charles Bradley's latest track is wrong, then let's pour the Repeal Day rye already and blast the thing on repeat with the windows down,…
Marc Hogan / December 5, 2013

Charles Bradley’s Journey to Late-in-Life Success Chronicled in New Documentary

Charles Bradley is the subject of a soon-to-be-released documentary, Charles Bradley: Soul of America. Directed by Poull Brien, the feature film examines the soul survivor's remarkable…
Kyle McGovern / July 11, 2013

Watch Charles Bradley Talk James Brown in Behind-the-Scenes Video

"This is the longest it ever happened to me. Being happy." That's Charles Bradley, speaking in a new behind-the-scenes video about the soul powerhouse's new…
Marc Hogan / May 29, 2013

God’s Dictionary: A Chat With Soul Survivor Charles Bradley

Charles Bradley's story is the stuff of a pulp novel. Alone and homeless by the time he was 14, Bradley drifted from his native Gainesville,…
Josh Stillman / April 1, 2013

See Charles Bradley Sing Inside of a Bush for ‘Strictly Reserved for You’

Never you mind that Charles Bradley is 64 years old — the late-blooming soul man and onetime James Brown impersonator "re-creates the sound of his…
Chris Martins / March 28, 2013

Charles Bradley Keeps His Love ‘Strictly Reserved for You’ on Soul-Steeped Single

The title of Charles Bradley's upcoming album is Victim of Love, but instead of being hurt by love, he celebrates it on opening track "Strictly Reserved…
Marc Hogan / January 29, 2013

FREE ALBUM: Get SPIN’s Mix for Outside Lands

From August 12-14, San Francisco's Golden Gate Park welcomes the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, the fast-growing event that delivers a stellar lineup --…
SPIN Staff / August 9, 2011

Charles Bradley, Sharon Jones Cover Marvin Gaye

Sharon Jones, Charles Bradley, Janelle Monáe, Grace Potter, Stevie Wonder, and Jay Leno bandleader Ricky Minor will come together this weekend in Los Angeles to…
Kevin O'Donnell / July 22, 2011

FREE ALBUM: SPIN Tribute to Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’

SPIN's August issue pays tribute to the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind, and as part of our package we tapped some of our favorite contemporary…
SPIN Staff / July 19, 2011

Charles Bradley, ‘No Time for Dreaming’ (Dunham)

It'd be easy to mistake Charles Bradley's debutalbum for a lost soul classic, from the throwback cover art to the Otis Redding- and James Brown-inspired…
Josh Modell / January 25, 2011