Monophonics – “Warpaint” [Video]

Bay Area-based Monophonics announced their upcoming full-length Sage Motel, out May 13th via Colemine Records. The psychedelic soul band, Monophonics, cordially invites you to attend the grand re-opening of the once thriving, once vibrant establishment, the legendary Sage Motel. A place where folks experience the highs and lows of human existence. A place where big … Read more

Kendra Morris: Nine Lives [Album Review]

Kendra MorrisNine LivesColemine/Karma Chief Records [2022] Kendra Morris has been releasing music for over a decade, putting out several albums, EPs, and singles since 2011 while collaborating with the likes of Czarface and Chico Mann along the way. She joined the ever-expanding roster of Colemine Records imprint Karma Chief in 2021 with her excellent single … Read more

Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio: Cold As Weiss [Album Review]

Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioCold As WeissColemine Records [2022] Ever since their debut album Close But No Cigar dropped in 2018, Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio has been one of the most consistent bands on the Colemine Records roster, pumping out instrumental jazz-funk that recalls the greats from the 60s and early 70s. The deceptively simple setup—which … Read more

M Ross Perkins: E Pluribus M Ross (Opaque Blue Wax | 750 Copies)

Dayton, Ohio’s M Ross Perkins is back with his sophomore full-length, E Pluribus M Ross. The album, his first for Colemine/Karma Chief Records, is another masterclass in home recording with 12 shimmering slices of purely perfect psychedelic pop. In describing Perkins, it’s not wrong to namecheck Rhodes and Nilsson, but you have to expand that … Read more

Andrew Gabbard: Homemade [Album Review]

Andrew GabbardHomemadeKarma Chief/Colemine Records [2021] If you’ve paid any attention to the Dayton/Cincinnati music scene over the last two decades, you’ve probably encountered the music of Andrew Gabbard at some point. He’s played garage rock in Thee Shams, explored cosmic American psych with Buffalo Killers, and released several solo projects under various guises throughout the … Read more

Fire Track: Andrew Gabbard – “Getting High”

Andrew Gabbard’s (Gabbard Brothers, Buffalo Killers) new studio album Homemade drops December 3rd via Colemine Records imprint Karma Chief Records. A musician whose influences span hard rock, psych, garage rock, and energetic pop, Andrew Gabbard has long been a force on the Southwestern Ohio music scene. Working with Thee Shams, Buffalo Killers, and currently as … Read more

GA-20: Try It…You Might Like It! [Album Review]

GA-20Try It…You Might Like It!Karma Chief/Alligator Records [2021] Boston’s GA-20 proved on their 2019 release, Lonely Soul, that the blues can be for everyone. The group crossed genres with their pristine technique, electric style, and funky groove. The band now returns with a smoldering tribute record to the legendary Chicago bluesman Theodore Roosevelt “Hound Dog” … Read more

Durand Jones & The Indications: Private Space [Album Review]

Durand Jones & The IndicationsPrivate SpaceDead Oceans/Colemine Records [2021] Durand Jones & The Indications is easily one of the first bands I would point someone to if they wanted to hear some quality modern day retro soul. The Indiana five-piece has quickly rose to the top of my list since their 2016 self-titled debut and … Read more

Durand Jones & The Indications – “Love Will Work It Out” [Video]

Durand Jones & The Indications have just released a new single/video, “Love Will Work It Out,” from their forthcoming album, Private Space, out July 30th on Dead Oceans in association with Colemine Records. Anchored by the high-low harmonies of Aaron Frazer (drums/vocals) and Durand Jones (vocals), and rounded out by Blake Rhein (guitar), Steve Okonski … Read more

Eugene McDaniels: Headless Heroes Of The Apocalypse (Hellfire Red Wax | 300 Copies)

“It was a black man in open, conscious resistance of the power that was trying to keep him enslaved—that was me…At last I had a chance to say what I believed in my deepest heart about politics, slavery, and about the genocide of Indians.”—Eugene McDaniels aka the left rev mc d. talking about his album, … Read more

Durand Jones & The Indications – “Witchoo” [Video]

Durand Jones & The Indications announce their new album, Private Space, out July 30th on Dead Oceans in association with Colemine Records, and a fall North American tour. Following the Indications’ 2019 Headphone Approved album, American Love Call, Private Space unlocks the door to a wider range of sounds, boldly launching the band into a … Read more

Artists Of The Week: Discover, Support, Share

Today at AOW, Chicago’s Neal Francis brings a funky groove your way, Kneeling In Piss showcase why they are a hidden gem in Columbus, Ohio and the indie Australian group Skegss make their US debut with a record that covers all areas of rock that should stick in your head. Neal FrancisChicago, Illinois If you … Read more

The Resonaires: Standing With You 7″ (Orange Wax | 1000 Copies)

Here is the debut single from The Resonaires! A group featuring members that have been apart of some of the pivotal artists of the soul revival movement: Sharon Jones, Charles Bradley, Lee Fields. Now striking out on their own with the powerful vocals of Saundra Williams. The Resonaires first single and 7″ is sure to … Read more

The Harlem Gospel Travelers: Nothing But His Love 7″ (Clear Wax | 1000 Copies)

As the world around us succumbs to disgusting hate-fueled violence, folks are looking for answers….looking for a ray of hope. And while it may not save the world, Colemine Records is certainly helping with these new tune from The Harlem Gospel Travelers. The tracks will for sure bring a note of positivity in your life. … Read more

Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio: I Told You So [Album Review]

Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioI Told You SoColemine Records [2021] Great music always finds a way to captivate its audience and find new listeners. That is the way I feel about this excellent new record from Seattle-based soul-jazz group Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio. The group’s sophomore studio album, I Told You So, will turn your ears … Read more

Fire Track: Andrew Gabbard – “Wake Up, Brother”

Andrew Gabbard (Buffalo Killers, Gabbard Brothers) keeps 2021 rolling with his new infectious single “Wake, Up, Brother.” The track is off his forthcoming LP Homemade Album from Karma Chief/Colemine Records. “I wrote the first verse of this song on a plane about a year ago (can’t believe it’s been that long) when I was on … Read more

Neal Francis: Demos EP (Black Wax | 2000 Copies)

Here are the initial demos that eventually became Neal Francis’ debut album, Changes. Since releasing his debut album, Neal has toured the country headlining and supporting acts such as Black Pumas, Lee Fields & The Expressions, and The Revivalists. As he prepares for his sophomore LP, here is a peek into the initial sketches at … Read more

Fire Track: Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio – “Call Your Mom”

Seattle-based soul-jazz groove-machine Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio are set to release their sophomore studio album, I Told You So, on January 29th via Colemine Records. Their first single “Call Your Mom,” should get you ready for another organ driven jazz experience. DLO3 conjures the smoky 1960s jazz stylings of Jimmy Smith and Baby Face Willette, … Read more

Ghost Funk Orchestra: An Ode To Escapism [Album Review]

Ghost Funk OrchestraAn Ode To EscapismKarma Chief/Colemine Records [2020] Sometimes you come across an album that feels like it’s tailor-made for you. Maybe the songs perfectly fit what’s going on in your life at the time. Maybe they hit just the right mix of genres and styles, to the point that it feels like it … Read more

The Freedom Affair – “Give A Little Love” [Video]

Freedom Is Love is the debut album from Kansas City’s newest soul collective, The Freedom Affair. The album explores themes of love, heartache, empowerment, and togetherness through a varying landscape of hard-hitting funk, luscious soul, and everything in between. “Give A Little Love” is the new video from the recently released record. “This song and … Read more

Fat Night – “Live For Each Other” [Video]

Chicago-based, indie/funk/soul four-piece Fat Night have a video for their single “Live For Each Other” – it is the title track from their sophomore album Live for Each Other which is out now via Acrophase Records. “Live For Each Other” is akin to the soul sound of the ’60s and ’70s scene. It’s a call … Read more

Artists Of The Week: Discover, Support, Share

How about some artists to check out before the weekend. This week Chicago’s Miranda Winters shows off her solo talents away from her band Melkbelly, we have some great collective soul from Kansas City in The Freedom Affair and to wrap things up moving to the west coast with indie rock from Portland’s Floating Room. … Read more

Aaron Frazer: Introducing… (Purple & Blue Nebula Wax | 3000 Copies)

Aaron Frazer (of Durand Jones & The Indications) has just announced his debut album, Introducing…, out January 8th, 2021 that will be co-released by Dead Oceans and Easy Eye Sound. The album is available to pre-order now on exclusive transparent purple and blue nebula vinyl, that is also currently included in a nice bundle including … Read more

Artists Of The Week: Discover, Support, Share

AOW’s goal is to always help our readers find at least one new artist for their playlist and hopefully their physical collection. Today, all the way from Dublin, TFN is featuring the debut from Pillow Queens, out of Ohio and from the ashes of Buffalo Killers we get The Gabbard Brothers and finally coming to … Read more

Rudy De Anda – “Espume” [Video]

Conceived in the 1980s in Mexico and brought to California through the border inside of his 6-month-pregnant mother, Rudy de Anda is releasing his debut solo record, a love letter to the long historical lineage of rock ’n’ roll music as interpreted through his multicultural lens. “I write my own story, I don’t want to be defined by any scene” De … Read more