Tag Archives: Rykodisc

Chuck E. Weiss: Old Souls and Wolf Tickets

Chuck E. Weiss has spent a life in the musical shadows – in dim bars, clubs and studios – cultivating an unparalleled repertoire that’s been called "an anthology of hipster tastes." It’s true. "Old Souls and Wolf Tickets" is an … Continue reading

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Jess Klein: Draw Them Near

Singer/songwriter Jess Klein’s third album, "Draw Them Near," soulfully mixes heartache and hope, folk and rock, youth and wisdom. Released: 3/20/2001 Label: Rykodisc Visit Artist’s Website… Genre: Pop All Jess Klein profiles… Heartache and Healing From Klein’s first heartbreak came … Continue reading

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Supreme Beings of Leisure: Supreme Beings of Leisure

The Supreme Beings of Liesure are proponents of "Retro-Futuristim." The multicultural foursome takes the components of Lounge, Techno, and Indian classical, and wraps it up in a delightful package of introspective soulful groove. Released: 4/27/2000 Label: Rykodisc Visit Artist’s Website… … Continue reading

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Tom Tom Club: The Good, The Bad and The Funky

"We were waiting for Grunge to die," says Chris Frantz, when asked why the Tom Tom Club took eight years to release a new album. On "The Good, The Bad and The Funky", the 80’s rhythm masters have teamed their … Continue reading

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Ned Sublette: Cowboy Rhumba

Singer and bandleader Ned Sublette grew up in a New Mexico town listening to rock, country and Cuban pop. Years later, he realized that the beat he wanted in his twangy songs was the clave, not the shuffle. On Cowboy … Continue reading

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