Charles Bradley — at Subterranean in Chicago, Illinois, July 23, 2015

Charles Bradley photo sets

at Subterranean in Chicago, Illinois, July 23, 2015
at The Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concert Series, Sept 11, 2014
at ACL Live at The Moody Theatre

News

Daptone Records Share Touching Video Tribute to Charles Bradley

The 68-Year-Old Has Lost His Fight with Cancer

Oct 02, 2017

Modern soul legend Charles Bradley passed away just over a week ago. The 68-year-old lost his battle with cancer. He was diagnosed with stomach cancer last fall and halted touring. After undergoing treatment, he was given a clean bill of health and was back on the road earlier this year. But the cancer returned and spread to his liver and in September he cancelled tour dates again due to his illness.  More

Soundtracking the Resistance - Refusing to Let it Go

Healthcare and Taxes (Plus Charles Bradley and The World is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die)

Sep 29, 2017

Debating healthcare is back, because efforts to destroy it won't seem to go away. On top of the latest attempts to replace Obamacare, we have updates on tax, German elections, unity concerts, Stevie Wonder on one knee, and the passing of Charles Bradley.  More

R.I.P. Modern Soul Legend Charles Bradley

The 68-Year-Old Has Lost His Fight with Cancer

Sep 23, 2017

We are very sad to report that modern soul legend Charles Bradley has died. The 68-year-old has lost his battle with cancer today. He was diagnosed with stomach cancer last fall and halted touring. After undergoing treatment, he was given a clean bill of health and was back on the road earlier this year. More

My Morning Jacket Announce New Year’s Eve Shows with Prince’s The Revolution, and More

Three Nights in Broomfield, CO Also to Feature Charles Bradley and tUnE-yArDs

Aug 07, 2017

My Morning Jacket have announced three shows at the end of the year leading up to New Year's Eve. They go down December 29, 30, and 31 at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, CO and each will feature a different special guest.  More

Charles Bradley Diagnosed with Cancerous Tumor and Cancels Tour, But Vows to Fight On

“I will fight through this like I’ve fought through the many other obstacles in my life.”

Oct 04, 2016

We are sad to report that modern soul legend Charles Bradley has been forced to cancel his tour because doctors have found a cancerous tumor in his stomach. The 67-year-old, who earlier this year released his third album, Changes, via Daptone and Dunham, has issued a statement regarding his illness. More

Aug 03, 2016

Earlier this year Charles Bradley released his third album, Changes, via Daptone and Dunham. Now the modern soul legend has shared a video for Changes track "Good to Be Back Home." More

Under the Radar Announces May/June 2016 Issue with M83 on the Cover

Issue 57 Also Includes Interview with Lush, Primal Scream, John Carpenter, Frightened Rabbit, Underworld, Yeasayer, Frankie Cosmos, Julien Baker, Cat's Eyes, School of Seven Bells, Parquet Courts, Fear of Men, Minor Victories, Kevin Morby, and More

May 06, 2016

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our May/June 2016 issue (out May, June, and into July), which has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. It will also soon be available digitally via Under the Radar's app, and the magazine apps Zinio, Readly, and Readbug. The issue features M83 on the cover. More

Apr 21, 2016

Last night Charles Bradley stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The former James Brown impersonator has become a modern soul icon in his own right, even if it's later in his life that he's found success. Last night he performed "Ain't It a Sin," a track from his recently released third album, Changes, which is out now on Daptone and Dunham.   More

Watch: Charles Bradley - “Ain’t It A Sin” Video

Changes Out Now via Dunham / Daptone Records

Apr 05, 2016

Following the release of his new album Changes last Friday, Charles Bradley has shared the video for his latest single "Ain't It A Sin." More

FYF Fest 2016 Lineup: LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala, Air, Beach House, Grimes, Hot Chip, and More

Father John Misty, Kendrick Lamar, Grace Jones, Wolf Parade, Ty Segall, DIIV, Wild Nothing, Julia Holter, and Many Others Set for Los Angeles Fest in Au

Mar 29, 2016

FYF Fest has announced its 2016 lineup and it's another impressive one. The event is due to take place August 27 and 28 at LA Sports Arena and Exposition Park. Saturday will be headlined by Kendrick Lamar and Tame Impala and Sunday will be headlined by LCD Soundsystem (who seem to be playing every festival this year) and Grace Jones. More

Mar 24, 2016

This week NPR's First Listen is streaming new albums by artists like Andrew Bird, Black Mountain, Bleached, and Charles Bradley. More

Jul 27, 2015

On July 23 Charles Bradley performed at Subterranean in Chicago, Illnois.  More

Apr 21, 2015

Last weekend was the second weekend of Coachella. More

Sep 12, 2014

Last night Charles Bradley performed at Santa Monica Pier as part of the Twilight Concert Series. More

Charles Bradley Announces Additional Tour Dates

Plus: Watch The Screaming Eagle Of Soul WNYC’s Soundcheck

Feb 05, 2014

Charles Bradley, is headed out on the road in support of his excellent album, Victim of Love. More

Mar 29, 2013

Much like his Daptone labelmate Sharon JonesCharles Bradley's breakthrough moment came much later in life. More

Check Out Photos of Øya Festival, Day 4

Best Coast, First Aid Kit, SBTRKT, and More

Aug 12, 2012

From August 7-11 Oslo, Norway hosted the Øya Festival. We sent social media editor Laura Studarus over to cover the action. Check out her shots of Highasakite, Best CoastHeyerdahlPhilco FictionFirst Aid KitJessie Ware, Charles BradleySBTRKT, and Bon Iver. More


Interviews

Charles Bradley

When You Feel The Music You'll Know

Jun 28, 2016

Charles Bradley tells a story about when he was asked by Daptone Records head honcho Gabe Roth to perform at Sharon Jones' 50th birthday party in 2006, and he was given a song to memorize.  More


Reviews

Changes

Changes

Daptone/Dunham

Apr 01, 2016

The story of Charles Bradley is a quintessentially American one. As chronicled in the excellent documentary Soul of America, he was down on his luck until he was discovered as a James Brown impersonator, becoming the unlikeliest of stars at age 65. Bradley is now on his third album, Changes, and is backed by The Extraordinaires, who replace The Menahan Street Band.  More

Victim of Love

Victim of Love

(Daptone)

May 06, 2013

If there were any justice in the world, Charles Bradley would have been a star years ago. Thankfully, his sophomore release Victim of Love goes a long way toward making up for lost time.  More

SXSW 2013 Thursday and Friday Recap – Sharon Jones, TOY, Savages, Youth Lagoon, Telekinesis, etc.

Mar 25, 2013

Having survived the first two nights of SXSW and Under the Radar's first two days parties, despite a crying newborn back in our hotel room, I ventured out into the Austin night yet again. Here is a recap of what I saw Thursday and Friday night of SXSW 2013, including sets by TOY, Charles Bradley, Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Telekinesis, Akron/Family's Cy Dune with 30 drummers, Savages, Youth Lagoon, and more. More

SXSW Day Three: TOY, Charles Bradley, Sharon Jones, and Telekinesis

March 14th, 2013

Mar 23, 2013

Few things come as more of a surprise than the third day of SXSW. Regardless of superficial whine-inducing aches, the night was filled with heavy hitters: TOYCharles BradleySharon Jonesand Telekinesis. More

Øya Day Four: The War on Drugs, Best Coast, First Aid Kit, Bon Iver and More

August 11th, 2012

Aug 13, 2012

Øya, day four. The best way to avoid jet lag is to never sleep—but by this point I was experiencing a new sensation: festival lag. On the way to the day’s events, I passed a man in the hotel lobby, sleeping soundly in a small nest of beanbag chairs. He is my spirit animal. More