Posts tagged "Raphael Saadiq"

Watch Janelle Monae Light Up ‘Electric Lady’ on ‘Maya Rudolph’

Here’s hoping some of you caught The Maya Rudolph Show last night on NBC, because we’d be more than happy to write about more performances like…
Marc Hogan / May 20, 2014

Janelle Monae Will Electrify ‘The Maya Rudolph Show’ on NBC

Maya Rudolph has a variety-show special coming to NBC next month, and it will feature Janelle Monáe as a musical guest and Raphael Saadiq as bandleader.
Marc Hogan / April 25, 2014

Prediction: The 10 Biggest Songs of Summer

Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, and Taio Cruz may have beat fans into submission last summer with their monster radio hits "Teenage Dream," "Alejandro," and "Dynamite"…
Kevin O'Donnell / June 3, 2011

Raphael Saadiq, ‘Stone Rollin’ (Columbia)

Raphael Saadiq's retro soul homage is almost too expertly calibrated. Cases in point: "Heart Attack," which riffs on the driving tempo of Sly and the…
Mosi Reeves / May 10, 2011

So Many New Albums! Okkervil River + 14 More

Here's our take on the best and worst albums available online and in record stores Tuesday, May 10:…
SPIN Staff / May 10, 2011

Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week: Lollapalooza Edition!

Lots of musicians tweet -- but all that Twitters is not gold.
Anna Hyclak / July 30, 2010

Raphael Saadiq Wows in Seattle Tour Opener

One city, four concerts, nine months: Most performers would wear out their welcome, but Raphael Saadiq is not most performers -- and Seattle can't get…
Jonathan Zwickel / November 17, 2009

WATCH: Soul Star Raphael Saadiq

Cool retro-soul records -- namely from fair-haired dudes in what SPIN's Charles Aaron dubbed the "White Soulboy Invasion"earlier this year -- litter the record release…
Peter Gaston / November 12, 2009

Modest Mouse, Sheryl Crow, Katy Perry Top Bumbershoot Bill

The initial lineup for the 39th annual Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival has been announced, along with the promise that there's "much more to come."…
Melissa Goldstein / April 2, 2009