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Reviews of Events, Music and concerts by the DeeperTheBeats team

Review: Aloe Blacc – Lift Your Spirit

The third album from Aloe Blacc “Lift Your Sprit.” Does to your heart, what it says on the cover. “Lift Your Sprit.” The intelligent ‘Gospel Soul’ vocal execution, makes this a most accessible and delightful album. Moving from an independent label, to a major (Interscope Records) has not blunted the quality, and the essence of this Soul Man. “Lift Your …

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Review : An evening with Gregory Porter …Blues, Southern Soul and Jazz!

Gregory Porter Live

“I do not agree, this is not for me, No Musical Genocide….” Gregory Porter Venue: 02 Shepherds Bush Empire 19th March Photography: Kingsley Davis Nina Ferro Nina Ferro has established a firm International fanbase, a Jazz singer whose effortless and stunning vocal range has earned her many outstanding praises from Jazz legends including Mr.Tony Bennett. She is of one the …

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Review: ‘Mrs Carter World Tour 2014’

Mrs Carter World Tour - O2 Arena Londoon

“Lemme hear you say Hey Ms Carter” “He Monica Lewinsky-ed all over my gown” With new spectacular costumes, a 20 song set-list Queen Bey kicks off her European Tour. Beyonce has released the latest single off of her sexually charged music video, filmed on the streets of Brooklyn with her new alter ego ‘Yonce’. The single ‘Partition’ was released 2 …

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Review: The Robert Glasper Experience Hits London Town

Robert Glasper Experiment

“I didn’t want to make the same record twice” “If Miles was here, trust me, Miles would’ve already recorded with Usher and Rihanna” Robert Glasper ‘Black Radio’ fuses Neo-soul, Hip-Hop and R&B and places them into a ‘melting pot’ of innovative music styles that sits comfortably with the listeners ears…Black Radio 2 finds Glasper and his musical collaborators, creating another …

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Book Review: The Brixton Academy A Riotous Life In The Music Business

Simon Parkes outside Brixton Academy

Contributing Editor: Debby Williams Photography Courtesy: Evening Standard This book is unlike any other music anthology, firstly it is autobiographical and secondly it is almost a love story except the love interest is a crumbling old building (there’s hope for us all then), formerly the Astoria circa 1929. Parkes describes his love at first sight of this magnificent edifice. This …

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Review: Prince & 3RDEYEGIRL – “Hit and Run Tour” London

“I would die for you” Prince The Arrival of the ‘Visionary and Musical Genius’ that is ‘Prince’ was long overdue in the UK, this was an event that was highly anticipated, since early Summer 2013. Prince recorded the tracks at his famous Studio, with Canadian Guitarist Donna Grantis, Bassist Ida Nielsen and Hannah ‘Ford’ Welton, they flew to Minneapolis recorded …

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