WELCOME BACK WAX: Maxwell’s ‘Urban Hang Suite’ & ‘BLACKsummers’night’ Vinyl Reissues Arriving Soon
installment in a planned trilogy which began with 2009’s BLACKsummers’night. To honor Maxwell’s enduring 2016 has been a remarkable year for soul vanguard Maxwell. Back in April, Albumism's Christopher A WELCOME BACK WAX: Maxwell’s ‘Urban Hang Suite’ & ‘BLACKsummers’night’ Vinyl Reissues Arriving Soon Records as a Senior Vice President of A&R, signed Maxwell to the label and helped bring his . Daniel celebrated the 20th anniversary of his 1996 landmark debut Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite. Three Longtime Maxwell fans who missed out on the original, hard-to-find vinyl pressings will be reissues and enjoy a few throwback videos from both albums below. PRE-ORDER Maxwell’s Maxwell’s Maxwell
STREAM: Maxwell Unveils Lustful “1990x” from Forthcoming Album ‘blackSUMMERS’night’
STREAM: Maxwell Unveils Lustful “1990x” from Forthcoming Album ‘blackSUMMERS’night’ Seven years ago, neo-soul pioneer Maxwell graced the music world with BLACKsummers’night, his long and commit to every desire and passion. We may not know precisely what pleasures Maxwell has in store whatever he delivers. Stream “1990x” below and immerse yourself in Maxwell’s carnal bliss. PRE-ORDER Maxwell’s blackSUMMERS’night via Amazon | iTunes STREAM: with immense sensuality and atmospheric invocation, Maxwell taps into his distinctive bag of tricks On this lush second single from his upcoming fifth studio album due 7/1, Maxwell taps into his distinctive bag of tricks to evoke the longing of love. Maxwell
STREAM: Maxwell Delivers New Single “Lake By the Ocean” from Forthcoming Fifth Studio Album
By the Ocean” is the sublime lead single from Maxwell’s forthcoming fifth studio album Still reveling in last week’s 20th anniversary celebration of Maxwell’s breakthrough debut album Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite, fans of the acclaimed soul crooner now have new music to indulge in. “Lake records on [blackSUMMERS’night] that I think will surprise people,” Maxwell recently explained to STREAM: Maxwell Delivers New Single “Lake By the Ocean” from Forthcoming Fifth Studio Album , Maxwell will set out on a 25-city tour beginning June 18th. The full tour itinerary will be announced Maxwell
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Maxwell’s Debut Album ‘Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite’
-wearing recording artist known to wear finely tailored vintage suits released his debut LP Maxwell’s Urban canon is Brooklyn-born singer-songwriter Maxwell. On April 2, 1996, the doe-faced, kinky Afro Though two decades have passed since its initial release, Maxwell’s debut LP remains a testament to TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Maxwell’s Debut Album ‘Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite’ . Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite's suggestive cover art is an aerial photograph of a pair of gold open-toed Happy 20th Anniversary to Maxwell’s debut album Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite, originally released Maxwell directly in the center. Maxwell’s headshot is only present on the back of the album sleeve
ALBUM REVIEW: Maxwell Astounds on Dazzling & Romantic ‘blackSUMMERS'night’
Maxwell blackSUMMERS'night Columbia Buy via Official Store, Amazon or iTunes | Stream Below When Brooklyn-native Maxwell returned to the music scene seven years ago with 2009’s BLACKsummers’night ALBUM REVIEW: Maxwell Astounds on Dazzling & Romantic ‘blackSUMMERS'night’ . Others decided to be reclusive altogether as Maxwell did, providing no indication of when they ” | “Fingers Crossed” | “Of All Kind” | “The Fall” BUY Maxwell’s blackSUMMERS'night via Official Store | Amazon | iTunes SEE Maxwell on tour this summer LISTEN: whether Maxwell himself wanted to continue shaping his legacy inside of it. The once-omnipresent genre The undeniable beauty of Maxwell’s fantastic fifth album rests on the fact that he continues to pursue progressive territory, without missing a beat. Maxwell
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Wonder, etc.), Maxwell recorded some of the most ambitious R&B of his time, becoming wildly popular Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Maxwell’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us. Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Maxwell’s musical legacy and share your personal fellow founders D'Angelo and Erykah Badu, Maxwell was enormously important in defining and shaping the and black Caribbean stock, Maxwell suffered the loss of his father (in a plane crash) when he was Happy Birthday to Maxwell, Born May 23, 1973 monogamy set him apart from the vast majority of his bump'n'grind loverman contemporaries. Maxwell was Maxwell
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Album” below to explore each album or view the full album index here. MAXWELL | Maxwell’s Urban Hang exquisite beauty of Maxwell’s voice. Much like his musical forefather Marvin Gaye, it found him capable of 100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Maxwell’sMaxwell’s Urban Hang Suite’ (1996) moments of his 1996 debut album, it was clear that Maxwell was about to take soul music in a Maxwell
PLAYLIST: Discover New Music with Albumism’s ‘Songs in the Key of April’ Spotify Mix
Enjoy 25 new tracks from Pet Shop Boys, Charles Bradley, M83 feat. Beck, Phife Dawg, Underworld, Kanye West, The War on Drugs, Maxwell + many more. ] Maxwell - “Lake By the Ocean” Single | Amazon | iTunes [22] Teddy Thompson & Kelly Jones - “Never
WELCOME BACK WAX: Sweetback’s Eponymous Debut Album Set for First-Ever Vinyl Release This Week
includes guest spots from Maxwell, Amel Larrieux & Bahamadia. , Sweetback includes sublime vocal contributions from Maxwell (“Softly Softly”), Amel Larrieux (“Gaze,” “You
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studio album in stores soon. Also be sure to catch her on tour currently with Maxwell. DOWNLOAD Mary J. Blige’s “Think of It” via iTunes STREAM:
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, low-key colors of Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite and Embrya lifted him above his peers in the crowded “Get to Know Ya” and “Lifetime” continue to reflect a certain time in both Maxwell’s artistic journey via Amazon or iTunes | STREAM Here MAXWELL | Now Columbia (2001) Selected by Steven E. Flemming, Jr . Maxwell’s carefully curated mystique was a revelation when he surfaced in the nineties. The tuneful
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passionate instrumentation and pacing of the music. It’s what suits the narratives of love that Maxwell iTunes | STREAM Here #11 | MAXWELL | blackSUMMERS’night Columbia Our Two Cents: The beauty of of its predecessor, SUMMERS’ finds Maxwell crafting music from an impressively explorative space blackSUMMERS’night rests on the fact that Maxwell continues to pursue progressive territory, without missing a
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, Quincy Jones, and Maxwell, among many others, during his prolific career. “Gave My Heart” features
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fronted by Maxwell “Grand Puba” Dixon, formerly of the group Masters of Ceremony, he came together with
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“Mellosmoothe” version of his sensual track “Sumthin’ Sumthin’” from his 1996 debut album Maxwell’s Urban Hang accompanied by the Refugee Camp All-Stars (“The Sweetest Thing”). Maxwell’s slowed down
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memories of him with us in the comments below! Born: June 14, 1957 Biography (via Wikipedia): Maxwell
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urban contemporary marketplace. Weeks before the album’s release, Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite, Meshell
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artists like Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill, Maxwell, and collaborator Angie Stone, D'Angelo became part of
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