Named for the four-lane thoroughfare that connects most of North Jersey’s major metropolises, the One and Nines speak volumes of the artistic currents coursing through their collective birthplace. Whether the Boss or the Fugees, the earnest acts of the Garden State are as original as they are uncommon. A welcomed addition to the roster, the One and Nines create music that is simple, yet sophisticated…
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Wax Poetics contributor Jon Kirby makes note of the band’s sound “acknowledging over fifty years of music history without being forced to repeat it.” The 7-inch is trickling into stores via Traffic Entertainment Group and we wanted to share the mp3 of the A side.
Trav’s Take: It’s not hip hop, but my musical tastes has expanded a lot these past five years, and even more just this year. It’s that retro throw back soul sound, which seems to be doing pretty good for itself these days and this one is just another example of that “soulful” feeling still being brought in today’s music. Well worth checking out