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James Tillman // Brownswood Bubblers 11 // Artist Profile

November 14, 2014

James released his debut EP, Shangri La, on April 29, 2014, and his begun to catch the ear of music industry. He has been written about by various blogs and publications including and Essence Magazine. His music has been played on various radio stations, including KCRW and Gilles Peterson’s BBC 6 radio program. James’ goal with the Shangri La EP is to reacquaint the world with meaningful lyrics and soul music that makes you feel good. This project focuses on the unique elements of love that stir the soul. Based in earnest artistry and love, James is destined to create timeless music. There is no limit for this young talent.

Hello, can you describe your sound in 3 words?

Hello there! A fan at a recent show informed me that my sound is “steamy, dreamy, and creamy.”
I’ll go with that.

What’s been your favourite record of 2014?

I’ve been listening to a lot of throwbacks lately, but Rodrigo Amarante’s Cavalo got hold of me this year.

What new artist are you tipping for 2015?
Ego Ella May and Raury

Who’s music career inspires you?

Michael Jackson
Kendrick Lamar
Erykah Badu
& Many more

Who would you most like to work with?

Kanye West
Russell Elevado
John McEntire
& Toro Y Moi

Where can people go to see / hear more from you?

Link with me via all of your standard online destinations:

Official Website

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