April 2017

Recommended for April 2017


 ARTIST:  PJ MORTON   ALBUM:  GUMBO

ARTIST: PJ MORTON

ALBUM: GUMBO

 

A move back to his hometown of New Orleans inspired a "Gumbo" of soulful songs dealing with life, love, religion and the current social climate of the world...

Recommended by DJ Nate Geezie


 ARTIST:  DANIEL CASIMIR   ALBUM:  ESCAPEE

ARTIST: DANIEL CASIMIR

ALBUM: ESCAPEE

Award winning bassist from the UK, delivers a 5-track release featuring some of the UK best and brightest rising talents... 

Recommended by DJ Cleveland Browne

January 2017

Recommended for January 2017


 

The British Soul Legend returns from a 4 year hiatus sounding like he never left...

Recommended by DJ Cleveland Browne

 

 ARTIST:  OMAR   ALBUM:  LOVE IN BEATS

ARTIST: OMAR

ALBUM: LOVE IN BEATS


 ARTIST:  NICK GRANT   ALBUM:  RETURN OF THE COOL

ARTIST: NICK GRANT

ALBUM: RETURN OF THE COOL

 

New comer Nick Grant has been making noise and impressing Hip-Hop greats for the past year, and doesn't disappoint with his major label debut...

Recommended by DJ Nate Geezie

November 2016

Recommended for November 2016


 Artist:  Common   Album:  Black America Again

Artist: Common

Album: Black America Again

 

The Chicago emcee delivers a powerful and timely album reflecting the triumphs and struggles of current Black America.  

Recommended by DJ Nate Geezie


 Artist:  Tall Black Guy   Album:  Let's Take a Trip

Artist: Tall Black Guy

Album: Let's Take a Trip

 

Detroit producer drops his highly anticipated album of hip-hop fused with soul, funk and jazz grooves.... 

Recommended by DJ Cleveland Browne

October 2016

Recommended for October 2016


 Artist:  Solange   Album:  A Seat At The Table

Artist: Solange

Album: A Seat At The Table

 

More than just "Beyonce's sister"...Solange delivers a powerful, revealing and uplifting album that stands as one of the year's best...

Recommended by DJ Cleveland Browne


 Artist:  Aaron Abernathy   Album:  Monologue

Artist: Aaron Abernathy

Album: Monologue

 

One of the best kept secrets in soul music, Aaron Abernathy's "Monolouge" album is a up close journey thru his life and family upbringing that will turn any casual listener into an instant fan....

Recommended by DJ Nate Geezie

September 2016

Recommended for September 2016


 Artist:  Robert Glasper Experiment   Album:  ArtScience

Artist: Robert Glasper Experiment

Album: ArtScience

 

Breaking the mold they created on "Black Radio" the band delivers a more daring and musically diverse album, free of guest appearances.

Recommended by DJ Cleveland Browne


 Artist:  Muhsinah   Album:  July EP

Artist: Muhsinah

Album: July EP

 Artist:  Muhsinah   Album:  August EP

Artist: Muhsinah

Album: August EP

 

After making us wait awhile, Muhsinah delivers her July and August EP's together, included some live performances

Recommended by DJ Nate Geezie

August 2016

Recommended for August 2016


 Artist:  Nao   Album:  For All We Know

Artist: Nao

Album: For All We Know

 

British singer delivers on the anticipation of her previous EP's, with a critically acclaimed full length project that was met with rave reviews...

Recommended by DJ Cleveland Browne


 Artist:  Jamila Woods   Album:  HEAVN

Artist: Jamila Woods

Album: HEAVN

 

The Chicago singer delivers her pensive debut album project full of pain and exuberance, deep reflection, and unapologetic blackness...

Recommended by DJ Nate Geezie

July 2016

Recommended for July 2016


 Artist:  Phonte & Eric Roberson   Album:  Tigallerro

Artist: Phonte & Eric Roberson

Album: Tigallerro

 

Phonte Coleman and Eric Roberson combine forces to bring us this deeply soulful and personal project that does NOT disappoint. Aptly titled "Tigallerro"....

Recommended by DJ Cleveland Browne


 Artist:  Fantasia    Album:  The Definition Of....

Artist: Fantasia

Album: The Definition Of....

 

Fantasia delivers her most musically rich and diverse offering with her 5th studio album, weaving in elements of country and rock music with her signature vocals.  

Recommended by DJ Nate Geezie

June 2016

Recommended for June 2016


 

From 79th Street Southside Chicago, to top 10 on the Billboard Charts, Chance delivers another monster project...no record label, free of charge... 

Recommended by DJ Nate Geezie

Artist: Chance The Rapper

Album: Coloring Book


 Artist:  Muhsinah   Album:  May (EP)

Artist: Muhsinah

Album: May (EP)

 

Muhsinah's monthly music releases continue, and "May" just may be the strongest... 

Recommended by DJ Cleveland Browne

May 2016

Recommended for May 2016


 Artist:  Corinne Bailey Rae   Album:  The Heart Speaks In Whispers

Artist: Corinne Bailey Rae

Album: The Heart Speaks In Whispers

 

The British songbird returns to form with her first full album in 6 years...

Recommended by DJ Nate Geezie


 Artist:  ZO!   Album:  SkyBreak

Artist: ZO!

Album: SkyBreak

 

The multi-talented instrumentalist Zo! delivers a stellar 10-track album, with a dedication to his late father as the foundation...

Recommended by DJ Cleveland Browne

April 2016

Recommended for April 2016


 Artist:  Oddisee   Album:  Alwasta

Artist: Oddisee

Album: Alwasta

Oddisee surprises us with a 7-track EP full of the same dope beats and thought provoking rhymes that you've come to expect...

 

Recommended by DJ Nate Geezie


 Artist:  Black Milk + Nat Turner   Album:  The Rebellion Sessions

Artist: Black Milk + Nat Turner

Album: The Rebellion Sessions

Detroit's own Black Milk collabs with his D.C. based band Nat Turner to create this 10-track instrumental jam session. 

 

Recommended by DJ Cleveland Browne

February 2016

Recommended for February 2016


The Chicago soul man, finally gets his chance in the spotlight on his Motown debut "In My Mind". 

Recommended by DJ Nate Geezie

 Artist:  BJ The Chicago Kid   Album:  In My Mind

Artist: BJ The Chicago Kid

Album: In My Mind


Five years after their EP took the internet by storm, the ladies of KING give us a debut album that does not disappoint. 

Recommended by DJ Cleveland Browne

Artist: King

Album: We Are King

January 2016

Recommended for January 2016


  Artist:   Muhsinah    Album:   January - EP

Artist: Muhsinah

Album: January - EP

The Grammy-nominated Washington DC singer/producer gives us the first of a monthly series of EP's for 2016  

Recommended by DJ Cleveland Browne


  Artist:   Ryan Lucas    Album:   I Want Her Back

Artist: Ryan Lucas

Album: I Want Her Back

Washington DC emcee delivers a versatile, energetic full-length album, featuring production from Black Spade, Kev Brown and more... 

Recommended by DJ Nate Geezie

Highly Recommended Albums For 2015

"There's no good music out..."

"There's nothing to listen to..."

"Music just isn't good anymore..."

DJ Cleveland Browne and DJ Nate Geezie disagree with you. 

In case you missed it, here are all the Sound Affects DC "Highly Recommended" albums for 2015. Happy listening!

 

 




November 2015

Recommended for November 2015


  Artist:    Scarface    Album:   De eply Rooted

Artist:  Scarface

Album:  Deeply Rooted

The King of the South does not disappoint on his 12th studio album...

Recommended by DJ Cleveland Browne


  Artist:    El. Train & Miki Rose    Album:    Over & Over EP

Artist:  El. Train & Miki Rose

Album:  Over & Over EP

Los Angeles Singer/Songwriter Miki Rose teams up with UK producer El. Train for this lush 5-song EP.... 

Recommended by DJ Nate Geezie

October 2015

Recommended for October 2015


  Artist:    Columbia Nights     Album:    In All Things

Artist:  Columbia Nights

Album:  In All Things

Recommended by DJ Cleveland Browne


  Artist:    Andy Mineo     Album:    Uncomfortable

Artist:  Andy Mineo

Album:  Uncomfortable

Recommended by DJ Nate Geezie

 

September 2015

Recommended for September 2015


Recommended by DJ Nate Geezie

 Artist:  Teedra Moses   Album:  Cognac & Conversations

Artist: Teedra Moses

Album: Cognac & Conversations


 Artist:  Tall Black Guy   Album:  Brazilian Chronicles

Artist: Tall Black Guy

Album: Brazilian Chronicles

Recommended by DJ Cleveland Browne