KEXP : Where the Music Matters
macedonia on 03/06/2010 at 12:15PM
It's always wonderful to stop by the Archive and find some new soul or R&B that hadn't been there before. It's even better still when it's a live recording from one of the great radio stations serving as curators for the FMA. Today, let's get to know Choklate, Seattle-based singer and songwriter. Her voice is Godiva sweet and equally as smooth, stirring the listener's emotions and causing them to reflect upon the ups and downs within their own lives.
While not a widely known name within mainstream circles, her 2006 self-titled debut was the toast of soul music's underground. Her latest album, To Whom It May Concern, was released last year and many of her fans and peers agree that it avoids the sophomore slump. I encourage you to check her interview with Fave of the Friday Favecast to learn more about this talented songstress. In the meantime, here's a selection from her debut album recorded last October in the live studios of KEXP...