28HundredMedia is the army, better yet the navy My video production partner and I met Adrian Younge in a Midtown Manhattan hotel with a lobby that looked like it was decorated by Daft Punk and Don Draper’s lovechild. After failing to find a suitable interview spot in the public area of the establishment, Younge’s manager […]
Joshua Lerner is mighty healthy. Shit moves quickly on Twelve Reasons to Die. When “An Unexpected Call (The Set Up)” begins, our hero Pretty Tony is knocked out by men in the backseat of his girlfriend’s car. One line later, he wakes up in a “melting pot” in the DeLuca family compound. By the end […]
Trust in Alex Piyevsky Adrian Younge’s career is fun to ponder from a nerd’s perspective…. In the next month the man will release albums with both soul legends The Delphonics and rap legend Ghostface Killah. Judging by early previews, the results of both collaborations are stellar. What does this mean? Is this a singular work […]
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Adrian Younge Presents the Delfonics “Stop and Look (And You Have Found Love)” from Wax Poetics on Vimeo. Adrian Younge and….the fabulous Delfonics. Black and white boogie. Falsettos and dirty beats. Mad glares and shiny suits and searing soul. Stop and Look and watch this video in its entirety. It is the best new one […]
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In the words of the honorable Clifford Smith describing my all-time favorite chef: this is some marvelous shit. Adrian Younge, psychedelic soul satrap, meets up with the Delfonics to wring new life out of their amber-preserved vocal cords. This is somewhere between “Hey There, Lonely Girl” and The Temptations’ Psychedelic Shack, or maybe it is […]
Adrian Younge, Old Soul January 3, 2012
No better way to start your year, day, or deluge than psychedelic soul. This is a battle-scarred serum that has done my mind right since my first diurnal doldrums (age 7, phonics class). Currently, no one holds the throne but Los Angeles’ own Adrian Younge. It’s a crime concomitant with minor arson to have left […]
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