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Sugar's Picks July 14, 2014
4:13 pm
Sat July 12, 2014

Sugar's Picks July 14,2014

SlowClub / Complete Surrender / Wichita

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1. Slowclub / Complete Surrender / Wichita:  Charles Watson & Rebecca Taylor, a duo from Sheffield,  play many instruments, write wonderful  songs and have made a great CD.

2. Mannish Boys / Wrapped Up And Ready / Delta Groove: Blues at it's Very Best with the full, well respected "Boys" band and a little help from Kim Wilson, Candye Kane (doing an Ike Turner tune!), Bob Corritore, Kid Ramos, Monster Mike Welch & a whole bunch more...

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Sugar's Picks July 7, 2014
2:39 pm
Sat July 5, 2014

Sugar's Picks July 7, 2014

Levon Helm Band / Midnight Ramble Sessions Vol 3 / Vanguard

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1. Levon Helm Band / Midnight Ramble Sessions Vol 3 / Vanguard: The legacy continues with this collection of tracks (2005-2010 sessions held on most Saturdays at the "Barn" in Woodstock, NY) featuring Levon & Amy Helm, Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint, Chris Robinson & a whole band full of heavy musicians!

2. Gold Magnolias / Gold Magnolias / Tortilla Gold: These guys are the Real Thing; Soulful, Rockin &Totally Irresistible!

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Sugar's Picks June 30, 2014
10:35 am
Tue July 1, 2014

SUGAR'S PICKS JUNE 30, 2014

Old Crow Medicine Show / Remedy / ATO

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1. Old Crow Medicine Show / Remedy / ATO:  The Nashville based group has a ton of fun behind their Americana, Bluegrass, Folk, Old Time, Alt Country sound, and you will too!

New Releases For The Week Of June 30, 2014

Sugar's Picks June 23, 2014
12:00 pm
Sat June 21, 2014

Sugar's Picks June 23, 2014

California Honeydrops / Like You Mean It / TubTone

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1. California Honeydrops / Like You Mean It / TubTone: A New Orleans party sound from an Oakland, California band with a blend of Soul, Rock & Blues.

2. Royal Southern Brotherhood / Heartsoulblood / Ruf:  Greg Allman's  son; Devon + Cyril Neville of the Neville Brothers + Blues/Rock Guitarist Mike Zito along wtih drummer Yonrico Scott & Bassist Charlie Wooten make up the Blues/Rock/Funk Supergroup.

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Sugar's Picks June 16, 2014
12:34 pm
Sat June 14, 2014

Sugar's Picks June 16, 2014

David Gray / Mutineers / iht

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1. David Gray / Mutineers / iht: Grammy nominee, 10th studio album, favorite of Bonnie Raitt, the Vocalist, Pianist, Guitarist, Harpist, Harmonica Player, Photographer & Writer comes through again.

2.Jack White / Lazaretto / Columbia: Wild, Wonderful, Witty, Weird, Wicked and & totally Jack White.

3. Ginger Baker / Why? / Motema: Why Not?

New Releases  For The Week of June 16, 2014

Sugar's Picks June 9, 2014
12:30 pm
Sun June 8, 2014

Sugar's Picks June 9, 2014

Keb Mo / BluesAmericana / Kind of Blue

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1. Keb Mo / Blues Americana / Kind Of Blue: He writes, he produces, he sings & plays and he stretches the Blues with a sweet sound and powerful lyrics.

2. Quantic / Magnetica / TruThoughts: An amazing label with artists like Will "Quantic" Holland doing it all; A very cool sound blend of  Soul, World, Reggae, Electronica...

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Sugar's Picks June 2, 2014
5:34 pm
Sun June 1, 2014

Sugar's Picks June 2, 2014

Various Artists / Studio Rio Presents The Brazil Connection / Legacy

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1. Various Artists / Studio Rio Presents The Brazil Connection / Legacy: If you love Bill Withers, Nina Simone, Marvin Gaye, Johnny Nash, Billy Holiday, Sly & The Family Stone, Aretha Franklin... Try it on!

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Sugar's Picks May 26, 2014
12:19 pm
Sat May 24, 2014

Sugar's Picks May 26, 2014

Mingo Trapfish / On Time / Blue Corn

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1. Mingo Fishtrap / On Time / Blue Corn: A Big Group with a Big Sound, Soulful, Funky, Pertinent Lyrics and very Danceable and Hot!

2. Imelda May / Tribal Sampler / Verve: Only 2 whopping  tracks to tease you with - Cannot wait for her new full CD!

3. Taylor Scott / Lonelier With you / Taylor Scott:  He is a rocking Blues guitarist, song writer and a very talented young, cool guy. (Often plays with Otis Taylor Band...)

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Suagr's Picks May 19, 2014
11:52 am
Sun May 18, 2014

Sugar's Picks May 19, 2014

Black Keys / Turn Blue / Nonesuch

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1. Black Keys / Turn Blue / Nonesuch: Great! As you might expect!

2. Meshell Ndegeocello / Comet, Come To Me / Naive: Gorgeous as ever!

3. Matisyahu: Listen and learn!

4. Mr Scruff: Interesting & all over the place!

5. Roy Orbison / Mystery Girl Expanded / Legacy: Read the Liner Notes & play the CD!

New Releases For The Week of May 19, 2014

Sugar's Picks May 12, 2014
1:24 pm
Sat May 10, 2014

Sugar's Picks May 12, 2014

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band /Goin' Home / Concord

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1.Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band / Goin' Home / Concord: Recorded in 11 days in his hometown of Shreveport, LA, the 12 trax feature the young Blues/Rock legend along with pals; Joe Walsh, Keb Mo, Warren Haynes, Robert Randolph, Ringo Starr, Rebirth Brass Band, Kim Wilson & Pastor Brady Blade, Sr!

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Sugar's Picks May 5, 2014
5:23 pm
Sat May 3, 2014

Sugar's Picks May 5, 2014

Incognito / Amplified Soul / Shanachie

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1. Incognito / Amplified Soul / Shanachie: Celebrating their 35th anniversary, the multi piece band covers a lot of territory and is filled with very hot vocals and instrumentation; danceable, sultry & irresistible...

2. Asher Roth / RetroHash / IN Grooves: A fresh blend of Hip Hop, Rock, Soul & Groove with collaboration with ZZ Ward & Vic Mensa.

Sugar's Picks April 28, 2014
12:04 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Sugar's Picks April 28, 2014

John Mayall / A Special Life / Forty Below

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1. John Mayall / A Special Life / Forty Below: The "Godfather Of British Blues" is back and joined by CJ Chenier and the whole CD is Great!

2. Sonny Knight & The Lakers / I'm Still Here / Secret Stash: 50 years after he recorded his first 45 (remember 45s!?) at the age of 17, we have a rich Soul/Funk CD from a truly remarkable musician.

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Sugar's Picks April 21, 2014
4:04 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

Sugar's Picks April 21, 2014

Christos DC / Long Road / Honest Music

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1. Christos DC / Long Road / Honest Music: You can hear the Sly & Robbie  influence along with his time with Black Uhuru & The Itals, not to mention a Jazzy undertone akin to  his co-writing with Thievery Corporation. Christopher Vrenios will carry you right back  to that original sound coming out of Kingston, Jamaica years ago.

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Sugar's Picks April 14, 2014
2:40 pm
Sat April 12, 2014

Sugar's Picks April 14, 2014

Chuck E Weiss / Red Beans & Weiss /Anti

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1. Chuck E Weiss  /Red Beans & Weiss / Anti:  Remember "Chuck E's In Love"? Rickie Lee Jones, Tom Waits, Johnny Depp & LA have fallen in love with him and you will too...

2. Ziggy Marley / Fly Rasta / Tuff Gong: Traditional Reggae is his legacy and he stretches into the musical universe here.

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Sugar's Picks April 7, 2014
5:51 pm
Sun April 6, 2014

Sugar's Picks April 7, 2014

Tweed Funk / First Name Lucky / Tweed Funk

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Tweed Funk / First Name Lucky /Tweed Funk: The Milwaukee band is becoming a favorite of folks that love "Horn Driven, Sweat Soaked Soul Blues..."

New Releases For Week of April 7, 2014

Sugar's Picks Mar 31, 2014
4:17 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

Sugar's Picks Mar 31, 2014

Thievery Corporation / Saudade / ESL

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1. Thievery Corporation/ Saudade / ESL: The Brazilian born genre of Bossa Nova is at the heart of the latest from TC with a title that is interpreted as " The Presence of Absence" - The multi talented musicians & the  5 female vocalists enrich each track with an irresistible lushness!

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Sugar's Picks Mar 24, 2014
1:52 pm
Sat March 22, 2014

Sugar's Picks Mar 24, 2014

Holmes Brothers / Brotherhood / Alligator

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1. The Holmes Brothers / Brotherhood / Alligator:  Blues, Rock & even a cover of  "Amazing Grace" as only these hard chargers can do it!

2. Turkuaz / Future 86 / Hoplite: The 9 piece ensemble from Brooklyn can Funk  it up with the best and with a passion for R&B, World, Pop, Dance & Motown thrown in, they make a party!

Sugar's Picks March 17, 2014
11:04 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Sugar's Picks Week Of March 17, 2014

Aloe Blacc / Lift Your Spirit / Interscope

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1. Aloe Blacc / Lift Your Spirit / Interscope:  His voice, his Soulfulness and his lyrics are irresistible, memorable and deeelicious.

2. Booka Shade / Crossing Borders Featuring Fritz Kalkbrenner / Embassy One: 6 Tracks with that German Club vibe; Tech driven and crashing percussion.

3. Ozomatli / Place In The Sun / Vanguard:  The Rockin'/World group gets it goin!

Sugar's Picks Mar 10, 2014
3:25 pm
Sat March 8, 2014

Sugar's Picks Mar 10, 2014

Euroforquestra / Fire / Euforquestra

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1. Euforquestra / Fire / Euforquestra: Originally from Iowa, they have made Colorado their home base as they spread their own brand of Funk/Dub/AfroBeat/Reggae/Amazing Music.

2. TenSnake / Glow / Virgin: The Hamburg DJ & Producer takes you back to the Dance/Electro Boogie/Synth era with a little help from Guitarist Nile Rodgers, Vocalist Fiora & Jamie Lidell!

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Sugar's Picks Mar 3, 2014
12:40 pm
Sun March 2, 2014

Sugar's Picks Mar 3, 2014

Beck / Morning Phase / Capitol

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1. Beck / Morning Phase / Capitol:  Beautiful Music from a beautiful talent.

2. The Soul Jazz Orchestra / Inner Fire / Strut:  Jazz blended with the wizardry  of  Funk and World.

3. Kipori "Baby Wolf" Woods / Blues Gone Wild / Louisiana Red Hot:  This guy can play, sing, write and produce!  And he brings a healthy dose of  N'Awlins to our table for which we are grateful.

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