The 20 greatest soul tunes you’ve never heard

I’ve been listening to a lot of soul music lately, new and old. It’s like tea or a nice chianti — you’re never sorry to have a little. And you can serve it almost anytime. The problem with soul is that people play the same Motown oldies over and over which (while great) no one really needs to hear again. …

My Top 10 of 2010

Betty Lavette — Salf of the Earth The XX — VCR (Matthew Dear Remix) Sharon Van Etten — Save Yourself Girl Talk — Jump on Stage Lissie — Record Collector