Stroll down memory lane with Jalen N’Gonda Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.  From time to time, you’ll find an artist that channels a classic genre so perfectly, they seem to exist outside the contemporary. Leon Bridges’ debut album was one such gem, and joining his ranks is Jalen N’Gonda, with his new Talking About Mary EP that honors soul legends with … Continue reading

Noname Fones Home

sngalbums: Soul is a commonly known genre of music, but like most genres, its origins are an amalgam of cultural and personal influences. The term itself suggests a depth that transcends the structure of what we know as soul, which recently has made way for an electronic vein of music that is equally emotionally potent. But noname’s recent mixtape Telefone actually has led me to … Continue reading Noname Fones Home