My Spilt Milk's New Orleans Music Awards News: Breton Sound and Fest Cola are In, Voting Starts Monday

It’s voting season. On Saturday, South Carolina and Nevada will weigh in on the next presidential candidates, and on Monday you can vote for the winners in My Spilt Milk’s New Orleans Music Awards. We’ll have our ballot up Monday along with a write-in option to make sure that your voices are heard.

Soul Rebels, Tank and the Bangas, AF the Naysayer Play the New Orleans Music Awards

It seems only appropriate that on the day of the Iowa Caucuses My Spilt Milk announces that fans of music in New Orleans will have yet another chance to have their say. In December, we announced that this would be the first year for My Spilt Milk’s New Orleans Music Awards, and now we can announce that the event will take place Thursday, April 7 at The Howlin’ Wolf.

A Remixed Superstition and a Remixed Carly Rae Jepsen

1. “Stepping Outside” - Val Hollie: The first track from New Orleans’ Val Hollie’s upcoming self-titled EP, which is due out November 13 at the Saturn Bar.

2. “This Must Be the Place” - Kishi Bashi: Kishi Bashi recorded his cover of this Talking Heads song for a collection of 45s, and again for his upcoming album, String Quartet Live!, November 13. 

AF the Naysayer Searches for His People

In 2013, “Dolo Jazz Suite” events started showing up on Facebook. It wasn’t clear what a Dolo Jazz Suite was, though a quick check on YouTube revealed that it was more hip-hop than jazz. Or maybe not, according to Amahl Abdul-Khaliq, who performs as AF THE NAYSAYER (all caps, according to his website).

“‘Dolo’ is New York for slang for ‘myself’,” he says. “It’s a play on words: Dolo jazz—jazz for one’s self.”

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