Future People by Alabama Shakes

“Future People” starts off with some funky guitar lines and a basic backbeat. Howard’s vocals start off very high, showcasing her falsetto. One reason I’m highlighting this song is because of some the chances the band takes musically – there’s some heavily distorted bass on it that really shakes things up in parts. The keyboards […]

Gimme All Your Love by Alabama Shakes

“Gimme All Your Love” slows things down musically. Howard’s vocals attack over a larger range during this track, really highlighting her abilities as a vocalist. The song highlights the more soulful part of the band, and has some similarities to some of the music the Afghan Whigs have done in the past. Howard does a […]

Don’t Wanna Fight by Alabama Shakes

“Don’t Wanna Fight” is a very smart choice as the first single on the new album, since it is probably one of the best songs that will be released this year. This is not your typical radio fodder. The track is driven by an almost funky bass and drums, along with some nice guitar riffs. […]

Alabama Shakes Band!

Alabama Shakeshails from Alabama, and they have a blues-based rock sound with some Southern soul and a little country baked into the mix. The band has drawn comparisons to the Black Keys, Drive-By Truckers and even Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings. They are led by Brittany Howard on vocals and guitar, and she has a […]

Jam to Alabama Shakes, Passion Pit, Fool’s Gold and More In Our 5 songs to Stream!!

New songs are coming out all the time. It is so easy for both professional and amateur singers to release their new songs on the internet. Amateurs don’t need to hire an agent or sign a contract with a big time music producer. They can just produce their own songs at home and then upload […]