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July 1, 2013 The British producer, singer and "one-man human funk tornado" performs songs from his latest album.
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Jamie Lidell takes a break between songs during his KCRW session.
April 11, 2013 Few can put on a one-man show like Jamie Lidell. Here, he visits the Morning Becomes Eclectic studio at KCRW to perform songs from his self-titled album, including the funky "Don't You Love Me."
Eclectic neo-soul shouter Jamie Lidell's new record is called Compass.
July 28, 2010 The glitchy techno DJ turned soul revivalist has explored many genres and methods of music-making over the years, but his latest album, Compass features a full band and collaboration with Beck. Listen to the set here.
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It seems almost absurd to list all the elements that Jamie Lidell synthesizes in "Compass."
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May 5, 2010 It seems almost absurd to list all the elements that Lidell manages to synthesize in "Compass": delicate, empyrean tones; an out-of-tune, Micachu-esque guitar; desperado horns; a drumline that sounds like it was recorded in a tunnel; and, of course, his own wistful set of pipes.
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December 19, 2006 Claudia Marshall, host of City Folk Morning on New York-based NPR station WFUV, compiled this list of the year's best discoveries: breakthrough artists likely to make a bigger mark in the months and years to come.
June 16, 2006 If the souls of Sly Stone and Prince were united in the form of a white British singer, his name would probably be Jamie Lidell. Though Lidell is likely to perform his funk jams backed by a laptop, he still has the full-throated, improvisational vocal talent and showmanship of his predecessors.
May 11, 2006 Jamie Lidell sees no boundaries between the most vintage R&B influence and a futuristic loop or techno treatment. He channels his background in electronic music to produce a neo-soul brew that touches upon the best of Otis Redding, Prince and Sly Stone.
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May 1, 2006 Jamie Lidell's goal is to reinvent electronic music, to add a little soul and turn it into "music for a little living and a little loving." He has drawn comparisons to Prince, Sly and the Family Stone and Little Richard. Though classified as an electronica artist, Lidell actually ranges from funk to pop to beat boxing.
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