Nina Simone – Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood

Happy Halloween everybody. Today, I give you, the perfect album to play for trick or treaters. Nina’s voice has always been terrifyingly beautiful, but 1988’s compilation, “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood” is music at it’s unintentionally creepiest. Spooky tracks include, “Strange Fruit,” “I Put A Spell On You,” “I Loves You, Porgy” and the title … Continue reading Nina Simone – Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood

Gregory Porter – Take Me To The Alley

Here's another album that wouldn't be in my life if not for a randomly-listen-to-a-bunch-of-stuff Apple Music session. Luckily it contains the most important ingredient to catch my ear and make me listen to the whole album, a killer first track. That track is, "Holding On," and it showcases all that makes Gregory Porter great; tight … Continue reading Gregory Porter – Take Me To The Alley