Aloe Blacc

  • Soulfest 2014 – Sydney, Victoria Park 18/10/14
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    Soulfest 2014 – Sydney, Victoria Park 18/10/14

    When those pole posters first appeared in Sydney, Soulfest seemed as unlikely as it was exciting. The names were like a mirage. Frankly, this kind of lineup was absolutely unheard of, not just in Australia, but in the world, and two names in particular proved most earth-shattering. Don’t get me wrong. Maxwell, Common, Angie Stone,

  • “Three Random Guys” Jam Session Gets Star-Studded Kimmel Re-Enactment
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    “Three Random Guys” Jam Session Gets Star-Studded Kimmel Re-Enactment

    Displeased with his own efforts of not orchestrating that #viral impromptu jam session currently doing the rounds online, the master of virality himself Jimmy Kimmel has taken things up a notch, enlisting the help of the original musicians as well as some special guests to recreate the moment for his YouTube channel. Kicking things off

  • Soulfest 2014 New Zealand Details Announced, Lineup Drops Wednesday
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    Soulfest 2014 New Zealand Details Announced, Lineup Drops Wednesday

    Soulfest, “Australia’s first ever neo-soul, jazz and hip-hop festival,” has just confirmed date, venue and ticket details for its Auckland leg, giving our friends across the ditch in NZ the opportunity to see some of the world’s most soulful acts onstage this October. The festival’s NZ details were revealed via a Facebook post this morning,

  • Aloe Blacc Says ‘Blurred Lines’ Is Damaging People’s Psyches
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    Aloe Blacc Says ‘Blurred Lines’ Is Damaging People’s Psyches

    American soul singer Aloe Blacc, who will soon be touring the country alongside Common, Mos Def, and D’Angelo as part of the inaugural Soulfest, has offered his two cents on the controversy that has long surrounded Robin Thicke‘s 2013 smash Blurred Lines, which he says is damaging. Controversy and allegations of misogyny have long followed

  • SoulFest 2014 Bringing Common, Mos Def & More To Australia
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    SoulFest 2014 Bringing Common, Mos Def & More To Australia

    A mysterious event poster and website advertising an event dubbed SoulFest, billed as “Australia’s first annual neo-soul, jazz and hip-hop festival,” has sparked rumours regarding East Coast appearances from Common, Mos Def, Maxwell, Aloe Blacc, and more soul stars this October. According to theMusic.com.au, the poster was shared by singer and apparent lineup member Anthony

  • Aloe Blacc Australian Tour 2012 – Good Things Tour
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    Aloe Blacc Australian Tour 2012 – Good Things Tour

    American soul sensation Aloe Blacc has announced an Australian tour this January following his Falls Festival appearances in Tasmania, Melbourne and the Southbound Festival. The tour will kick off in Melbourne on the 1st of January, and continue through to Brisbane, Sydney and Adelaide. With his mix of old-soul sensibility and classic R&B musical styling,

  • Good Vibrations Festival Sydney – 12/02/2011
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    Good Vibrations Festival Sydney – 12/02/2011

    The morning of the Good Vibrations festival the sun didn’t so much as peek its face out – you’d be rightly mistaken if you thought we were in the middle of autumn and not smack bang in the second week of February. Considering gum boots which I wore at Parklife in late 2010, I decided

  • Good Vibrations 2011 – Aloe Blacc added to line up
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    Good Vibrations 2011 – Aloe Blacc added to line up

    Two great announcements from the crew over at Jam Music and the Good Vibrations Festival today. 1) They’ve announced the line up and from my first perusal all I can see is a conflict between NAS & Damian Marley with Kelis – half an hour of both sets maybe? 2) Aloe Blacc has been added

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