The new SoulParlor album, called Smile, finds future funk meeting sensual soul on a record that is at once deep and danceable. (more…)
Erik Rico is reinventing his sound into what can best be described as modern vintage soul. His new single, “Penny,” gives us a preview of his forthcoming EP Erik Rico’s Jukebox Volume 1, and blends the electronic beats one might expect from the producer with some soul-jazz guitar surprises. If “Penny” is any indicator, Jukebox promises to be one of the most exciting projects from Erik Rico that we’ve ever heard. Check out the video below for Erik Rico’s “Penny.” (more…)
Erik Rico is launching a new series of digital EPs called Love’s Dance. Volume one is full of Future Soul, and features two vocal tracks by Rico himself (“The Way I Love You,” “So Divine”), and one featuring vocals by Taihisha (“Think of You”). Love’s Dance Volume 1 also includes instrumental versions of all three songs. Check out a preview below.
Check out this interview with Erik Rico at sister-site uplftmnt, in which Erik talks about his belief in God, and what it’s like to be an artist of faith.
“Dance With Me” by Nicolas Vautier, and featuring Erik Rico, is out now on Clubstar. Erik Rico’s Garage mix may be the most danceable music you hear all day.