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You have reached All Things Deep, a site dedicated to black music and the culture that surrounds it. Here you'll find everything from classic soul to the latest broken beat offerings discussed, as well as news and opinion.

This site is organized as follows:

Memorial Tribute

Articles - Commentary on social, political, and cultural themes....otherwise known as Deep Thoughts.

What's new: Remembering Sam Weiss, and where is the soul music Hall Of Fame?     

Deep Groove Encyclopedia - Where you'll find information on artists that have made a great contribution to the music we know and love. The unifying theme is that these grooves all touch your spirit, whether it's by making you dance, reflect on life, or mellowing you out after a hard day.  In other words, it's gotta have soul!  To listen to the audio files, you will need the Real Audio player, available here.

What's new: Don Ray, AKB, Dramatics, Brandye, Chicago, Phyllis Hyman, Johnny Guitar Watson, Kellee Patterson, Kokomo, Vanity 6, Syl Johnson, Gayle Adams, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, MFSB, Gloria Scott, Nona Hendryx, Chaz Jankel, Richie Cole, Tribe, Major Harris, Mary Jane Girls, Curtis Mayfield, Herman Kelly, Madame X, Lyman Woodard, Mtume, Don Blackman.  

Reviews - Tunes and books that you should know about, with an emphasis on new artists..

What's new: Freedom: Quasimode Jazz Collection, Fresh Records Greatest 12 Inch Mixes, Ben Westbeech, Disco Connection 2, Shuya Okino, Confessions Of Rick James, Tuomo, Messin' Around volume 5, Bobby Byrd's Sayin' It And Doin' It collection, Jose James' The Dreamer,  Re-Mode by Yasuko Agawa, Walter Gibbons' Salsoul Anthology, Hit The Rhodes Jack compilation, Million Dollar Orchestra, Nathan Haines, Brotherly, the great Beyond The Rains album by Mitchell & Dewbury, Funkadelic's previously unreleased By Way Of The Drum

Mixes and Tunes - New section featuring mixes I throw together in my spare time. 

What's new: 30 Minutes Of Smoothness, a quick funk 45 mix, two collections of rare 45s from the ATD vault, clips from Al Green, Labelle, James Brown, Jermaine Jackson and more.

Links - Sites that touch on themes similar to ones explored here.

Store - Retail site where you can pick up items related to the site.

Contact Page - How to get in touch and give feedback on this site.

Now that we've got that out of the way, please select a section and let's begin!

Most recent update: July 26, 2008. All writing content, unless otherwise stated, is composed by Anthony Rucker and is 2001-2008  All rights reserved. All images copyright of their respective holders.

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