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“Rise” is the clarion call from Butter in his new single and video

Butter, might best be described as nearly a “jack of all creative trades.” The list of his talents - drummer, producer, songwriter, filmmaker, DJ and video director - certainly suggests that description would not be far off base. He might also be considered a savvy, 21st century artist who recognized the value in this high ...

Rini weaves newness into the sounds of home

Vocalist, composer and violinist, Harini S Raghavan or Rini as she is now most known, is an artist unabashedly proud of her heritage and its rich soundtrack. It is the bedrock of her compelling sound. But she’s also discovered that wonderful things can happen when you thirst for, explore, and are open to incorporating new ...

Chris Rob is No Doubt on The Soul Seen

As the saying goes, timing is everything.  A plan was already set to revisit, as part of retrospective series, The Soul Seen, our past interview with the uber - talented, Chris Rob. So imagine our surprise when not only would we, by chance, run into him, but that he would grace us with a heads ...

JSWISS reveals the irony of fame on his powerful new song, Famous

The expeditiously growing respect and acclaim for skill-laden, hip - hop artist JSWISS is very clear, well - earned and certainly deserved. The NY native whose work has previously been featured here on I SPY SOUL, has gone about building his rep the old fashioned way, through steady grinding and his undying desire to hone ...

teddycrockett’s going to Sell The World on his new EP

teddycrockett — Many may not be familiar with the name of the super cool, singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer, but he’s far from new to the music scene. If you fancy yourself an ardent, soul music maven plugged into its eclectic vastness, especially on the vibrant independent tip over the last decade plus, you’ve heard ...

Will Downing is a part of The Soul Seen

The Soul Seen™ is a retrospective of past features that provide a snapshot in time in the careers, from fledgling to legendary, of these very talented artists. The projects featured are older now, but no less significant. The insights and perspectives they shared, speak to their success and as you will find, still resonate today. From the ...

The Only Way: Yusef Komunyakaa and Tomás Doncker pay tribute to Nelson Mandela

This day marks what would have been the 100th birthday of globally beloved and exalted, anti-apartheid champion, political leader and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.  On this day we remember this extraordinary man’s long and intrepid crusade for civil rights and against oppression of the South African government, waged with unyielding tenacity and ...