Tag: Constellation Records

Gene Chandler

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Gene Chandler, “Groovy Situation”

Gene Chandler's career spanned the years from doo-wop to disco with lots of hits in between...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Eric Chenaux, “Slowly Paradise”

It’s an engaging conceit – the folk balladeer’s whispy, sometimes almost stagy voice hovering over deconstructed, ambient...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Godspeed You! Black Emperor, “Luciferian Towers”

It’s starting to become the definition of stasis. Godspeed You! Black Emperor released a new LP, Luciferian Towers, the band’s sixth,...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Do Make Say Think, “Stubborn Persistent Illusions”

I’m now two weeks late in delivering my opening statements on Do Make Say Think’s Stubborn Persistent Illusions, out since May on...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Gene Chandler, “Groovy Situation”

Gene Chandler's extraordinary career spanned the doo-wop, r&b, soul, and disco eras....

Soul Serenade - Lee Dorsey

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Lee Dorsey, “Ya Ya”

Lee Dorsey had a string of classic Crescent City hits in the '60s...

Placeholder

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Esquires, “Get On Up”

“Get On Up” by the Esquires was a huge record on the Atlantic City Boardwalk in the summer of 1967. It was a perfect song for...