raza del soul Archive

Reviews: Two New Singles from Lugnut Brand Records

As I’ve discussed before, Raza del Soul does important work, preserving the “brown-eyed soul” styles of the 1960s as represented by current-day recording artists. The label’s primary (but not exclusive) […]

Album Review: Chris Lujan & Electric Butter — The Real Thing

A couple of months ago, I wrote a Metro Silicon Valley feature about Raza del Soul, a California record label dedicated to preserving old (and celebrating new) Chicano soul music. […]

Raza del Soul’s ‘Revolución del Vinilo’

In California of the 1960s, a style of music known as Chicano soul (sometimes referred to as brown-eyed soul – took hold among listeners. Groups like Cannibal & the Headhunters […]