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Solange, Moses Sumney, & More To Take Stage During Boston Calling Festival

Festival season is in full swing and I couldn’t be more proud of my little city for making this year’s Boston Calling one for the books. Changing it’s location from City Hall Plaza to Harvard University’s Athletic Complex, the lineup boasts Chance The Rapper, Tool and Mumford & Sons as headliners. The three-day event will also…

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Moses Sumney Releases Hauntingly Beautiful “Lamentations” EP

Moses Sumney is back as promised with a gorgeously rich new project, Lamentations. The EP speaks for the lonely, the gospel-inspired R&B lover, with a cathedral-like fullness in vocal execution and sonic richness. The highly notable single “Lonely World,” featuring bassist Thundercat, is named best new track by Pitchfork for it’s perfectly crafted exemplification of the ecstasy of…

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Moses Sumney Releases “Lonely World” With Captivating Visual

Ahead of his Lamentations EP due this Friday, Moses Sumney returns with the release of “Lonely World” and its supporting human kaleidoscope visual. Enlisting Thundercat on bass, Tosin Abasi on guitar and Ian Chang (from Son Lux) on drums, the tracks pleasantly slow-burning sonic progression lends a flawless backdrop for Moses’ vocal wizardry. In a…

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Moses Sumney Announces ‘Lamentations’ EP & Tour Alongside James Blake

After recently releasing a visual for his engaging single “Worth It,” the gifted Moses Sumney has announced an all new EP. The project, entitled Lamentations, is set to release on September 30th, but that is not all Sumney had to share. The soulful crooner will join James Blake and Vince Staples on a 21-city tour with…

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Watch Moses Sumney’s Engaging Video For New Single “Worth It”

It’s been some time, but the always pleasing Moses Sumney is back. Today the singer-songwriter debuts an aesthetically pleasing visual for his self-released single “Worth It” starring Martha Nichols. The Allie Avital-directed video opens with Sumney appearing from the darkness. Each motion is obviously strategic to the drum knocks within the song while Sumney’s unique falsetto accompany each stroke across a…

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Audio: Moses Sumney, “Everlasting Sigh”

Innovative soul-folk singer Moses Sumney seems to take on each song like it’s an independent project. He meticulously masters new techniques and elements to produce a rich and heart-warming dose of sound every time. Just as spring continues to creep around the corner, as the days get longer, and the sun heats us up, Sumney’s newest…

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Moses Sumney Debuts B-Side To “Seeds” With Tranquil Single “Pleas”

While Moses Sumney debuted his glorious, tranquil number “Seeds” back in May, the gifted crooner has resurfaced with the B-side entitled “Pleas.” With sweet melodies and lo-fi acoustic guitar riffs, this number is both harmonizing and breathtaking to say the least. Gently crooning and changing keys and chords, Moses warmly brings us a breath of…

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Watch Solange, Dev Hynes, King, Moses Sumney rehearse “To Be Young Gifted and Black” cover

Solange, Dev Hynes, KING, and Moses Sumney. This group of celestial soul artists rehearse the Nina Simone original, Donny Hathaway version of “To be young gifted and black” for Solange’s FYF fest performance. A truly angelic and moving spirit is captured here as they vibe and sing together to this tune, that rings a much…

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Win Tickets To See Kelela, Moses Sumney, James Fauntleroy, and More In LA This Week

This week The Lyric Theater in Los Angeles will house more than enough talent all under one roof. Tomorrow Swedish singer-songwriter Snoh Aalegra will serenade listeners with her alluring soulful voice alongside collaborator and Grammy-winning hitmaker James Fauntleroy. Then Friday, June 17th, songwriter and producer Dominic “Mocky” Salole will take over the theatre with a showcase including special…

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Moses Sumney’s New Track Is Soulful Gloriousness

Moses Sumney may be currently on tour supporting Sufjan Stevens, but that doesn’t mean he won’t find time to share new tunes. Lifted from his new forthcoming  7″ release via Terrible Records, “Seeds” embodies Moses’ signature tranquil, acoustic vocals that progress to organic, soulful gloriousness. Guitar rips and an airy, feather-light falsetto makes this number…

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Erykah Badu, Moses Sumney & Grace Jones To Perform At KCW’S World Festival

Los Angeles Philharmonic Association will kickoff their World Festival for its 17th season on June 21. Each Sunday, an eclectic selection of artists will hit the Hollywood Bowl for a night of live vibes. Performances include Neo-soul queen Erykah Badu and musical phenom Moses Sumney, which will take place August 30. On the following month,…

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Listen to Moses Sumney’s Live Version of “Plastic”

Artist To Watch folk-pop crooner Moses Sumney is one of the most recognized emerging artists with a nostalgic musical aesthetic and rich orchestrated vocals. Following his Taiye Selasi profile editorial, Sumney shares an impeccable rendition of his track “Plastic,” as he performs it live in New York City. Meshed with minimalistic instrumentation, Sumney’s tranquil sumptuous…

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