Genre: Soul/R&B

Tinashe, Aquarius

RCA By Anupa Mistry on 10.07.14

Tinashe's Aquarius might be the closest we'll get to a new Cassie album. For years, fans of the latter — those attuned to the spry, minimali...

Quadron, Avalanche

Vested in Culture/Epic Records By Barry Walters on 06.04.13

Can't get enough of this year's instant soft-soul classic, Rhye's Woman? Before there was Rhye, there was the 2009 debut of Quadron, the sim...

2012 Breakthrough: Cold Specks

By Elisa Bray on 12.10.12

[Of all of the records that came out this year, none captured our hearts as much as I Predict a Graceful Expulsion, the stirring, evocative debut from Al Spx, who records as Cold Specks. From the mome...

Jessie Ware, Devotion

Interscope/Cherrytree By J. Edward Keyes on 11.30.12

In the video for breakout single "Wildest Moments," UK singer Jessie Ware appears, dressed in white, in front of a blank white backdrop and...