Syl Johnson - Is It Because I'm Black and Different Strokes (Audio)

MusicLoad presents Syl Johnson and the 1970 recording of his song titled Is It Because I'm Black.

Syl Johnson, who was born Sylvestor Thompson, was born July 1, 1936. He is very much still alive and still performs shows.

A documentary film titled SYL JOHNSON: ANY WAY THE WIND BLOWS was on the film festival circuit in beginning in 2015 and there are still planned screenings for the doc in 2018.

He is a legendary figure with a rich history worthy of researching and enjoying his musical legacy. For those unfamiliar with his name will soon realize that his music has been sampled and reused by numerous artists, producers, dj's and more, for several decades.

This soul classic featured below by Syl Johnson was a hit when the LP titled "Is It Because I'm Black" was released on Twinight Records in 1970.

Syl Johnson - Is It Because I'm Black


Just below is the Syl Johnson recording of Different Strokes, which was released on Twilight Records in 1968, before the record company realized their name was in use already by another music company called Twilight. So, on future records, the company switched to calling the label Twinight Records.

Syl Johnson - Different Strokes


Connect direct with Syl Johnson on Facebook at Facebook.com/Syl.Johnson.OFFICIAL

Learn more about the Syl Johnson documentary: SYL JOHNSON: ANY WAY THE WIND BLOWS at SylJohnsonMovie.Com, Facebook.com/SylJohnsonMovie and Twitter.com/SylJohnsonMovie

Paperwhite - Only Us

MusicLoad featuring Paperwhite song titled Only Us, Photograph by Lauren Kallen, cinemagraph by Jimmy Cheung

The beautiful song featured below is titled Only Us, written, produced and mixed by Katie and Ben Marshall of New York based music duo known as Paperwhite.

The featured below is below is not a video, but it's not plain audio either. It is a cinemagraph, created by Jimmy Cheung, that sucks you in waiting for a video begin.... Don't be fooled! Enjoy the song.

Only Us (Stripped)

Connect direct with Paperwhite at Paperwhitemusic.com, Facebook.com/paperwhitemusic, Twitter.Com/paperwhitemusic and Instagram.Com/paperwhitemusic

Connect direct with Jimmy Cheung at https://www.ohjimmyfilms.com

The photograph at the top of this post is by Lauren Kallen @ LaurenKallen.com and Instagram.com/laurenkallen

This post was created on March 7, 2018 by Greg Chamberlain with subsequent edits and updates by Mariana L. Villanueva for MusicLoad and The Indies Network.

Sade - Flower of the Universe (From Disney's "A Wrinkle in Time")

MusicLoad featureing Sade lyric video for song titled Flower In Time, from soundtrack for Disney film titled A Wrinkle In Time

MusicLoad is pleased to present Sade and the lyric video for the original song she wrote and recorded for a soundtrack for the Disney film titled A Wrinkle In Time. The song is titled Flower From The Universe. Enjoy!

Sade - Flower of the Universe (From Disney's "A Wrinkle in Time")

Connect direct with Sade at Sade.Com, Facebook.com/sadeofficial, Instagram.com/sade and Twitter.com/sadeofficial

This post was created on March 6, 2018 by Greg Chamberlain with subsequent edits and updates by Mariana L. Villanueva for MusicLoad and The Indies Network.

Jess Bishop - No Change (Audio)

MusicLoad featuring Jess Bishop song titled No Change

The song featured below is titled No Change. It was written and composed by Jess Bishop, a talented emerging songwriter and recording artist from Brighton, England, who has the magical ability to cast a musical spell. The song is from her EP titled Make A Sound. It was recorded at the legendary Rockfield Studios in Wales, Great Britain, by producers Nick Brine and Max Rafferty. Enjoy!

Jess Bishop - No Change

Connect direct with Jess Bishop at Facebook.com/jessbishopmusic, Instagram.com/jessbishopmusic, Twitter.com/jessbishopmusic, ReverbNation.com/jessbishop and Soundcloud.com/jessbishopmusic

Hear more Jess Bishop on our network at the following links:
Connect direct with Nick Brine at Facebook.com/nick.brine.372Instagram.com/nickbrine and Twitter.com/brinestonpickle

Max Rafferty's links are a little more elusive!

Connect direct with Rockfield Studios at RockfieldMusicGroup.com, Facebook.com/RockfieldStudios and Twitter.com/rockfieldstudio

Photo by Emma Evelyn Speight @ EmmaEvelyn.co.uk, Twitter.com/emmaevelyn, Instagram.com/emmaevelyn.s and evelynmaurice.tumblr.com

This post was created on Arch 5, 2018 by Greg Chamberlain with subsequent edits and updates by Mariana L. Villanueva for MusicLoad and The Indies Network.

Olivia Nelson - Smother Me (Single - Audio)

MusicLoad features a song by Olivia Nelson titled Smother Me produced by Jarreau Vandal

Here is proof that good R&B is still alive. This rising artist's name is Olivia Nelson and her song is titled Smother Me. It was produced by Jarreau Vandal.

Thank you to Bong Mines Entertainment for your Twitter post that led us to this artist and tasty song! Enjoy!


Connect direct with Olivia Nelson at Facebook.com/OliviaJNelsonOfficial, Instagram.com/oliviajnelson, Twitter.com/oliviajnelson and Soundcloud.com/oliviajnelson

Connect direct with Jarreau Vandal at Soundcloud.com/jarreauvandalFacebook.com/jarreauvandalTwitter.com/JarreauVandal and Instagram.com/jarreauvandal

Connect direct with Bong Mines Entertainment at BongMinesEntertainment.com, Facebook.com/bongminesentertainmentblog, Instagram.com/bongminesent and Twitter.com/bongminesent

This post was created on February 22, 2018 by Greg Chamberlain with subsequent edits and updates by Mariana L. Villanueva for MusicLoad and The Indies Network.

Brit Frisco - This Hold You Have

MusicLoad, Lyric Music Video, Brit Frisco song titled This Hold You Have, Riptide Music Group artists, Album title Roll Around

Brit Frisco is a tasty act with an old school flare that is signed to Riptide Music Group. The songwriting and recording duo consists of Diona Devincenzi and Paul Robert Cuffli. From their debut album titled Roll Around, featured below is the lyric music video for their song titled This Hold You Have, which is track #2 from Roll Around.



Connect direct with Brit Frisco at BritFrisco.com, Twitter.com/britfrisco, Instagram.com/britfrisco and Twitter.com/britfrisco

Connect direct with Riptide Music Group at RiptideMusic.Com, Facebook.com/riptidemusic and Twitter.com/RiptideMusicGRP

This post was created on February 6, 2018 by Greg Chamberlain with subsequent edits and updates by Mariana L. Villanueva for MusicLoad and The Indies Network.

Elise Trouw - Radiohead meets The Police (Live Looping Mashup)

MusicLoad.Com presents Elise Trouw and her live looping mashup of Radiohead Meets The Police. Photo by Kirk Stauffer

MusicLoad is proud to present a dynamic 18 year old drummer, singer, songwriter, multi-intrumentalist and arranger named Elise Trouw and her live looping mashup of Radiohead's "Weird Fishes/Arpeggi" meets The Police song titled "The Beds Too Big Without You". The filming and audio was recorded in one take, live. It was capured perfectly at Blowhole Sound by Scott Lehman.

Elise Trouw - Radiohead meets The Police (Live Looping Mashup)

Connect direct with Elise Trouw at EliseTrouw.com, Facebook.com/elisetrouwmusic, Instagram.com/elisetrouw and Twitter.com/EliseTrouw

Thank you to Kirk Stauffer for granting permission to use the photo at the top of this post. Connect direct with Kirk at KRStauffer.com and at Flickr.com/photos/kirkstauffer

Connect direct with Blowhole Sound and Scott Lehman at Facebook.com/blowholesound, Instagram.com/blowholesound, Twitter.com/blowholesound

Hear more of Elise Trouw featured on our network at the following links:

INSTRUMENT AND GEAR LIST
Live looping triggered through Ableton Live using the internal IAC MIDI driver.
Instruments:
Vintage Pearl drum kit w/ Pearl Jupiter snare
Paiste 14" Dark Energy Hi-Hat
Regal Tip Jazz Series Sticks
Taylor T5
Korg SV-1

Recording:
Fender IEMs
Neumann M147
QSC TouchMix 30 Pro
UAD plugins

This post was created by Greg Chamberlain on January 30, 2018 with subsequent edits and updates by Mariana L. Villanueva for The Indies Network of entertainment brands.