London’s Joy Orbison continuing the trend of late 90s and early 00s R&B revival. Re-working Donnell Jones’ “U Know What’s Up.” Left Eye is nowhere to be found, inevitably because Joy is a wise man who wants to avoid blasphemy. I am fully in favor of this reappraisal of the R&B of that era. Anyone […]
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Sach O wishes he could look so easily disaffected. In the liner notes to Hotflush’s new compilation, there’s lots of talk about the label being a musical outlier. While I won’t disagree that their biggest success stories Mount Kimbie and Joy Orbison stand apart from easy genre classifications, I’d also posit that the label’s best […]