Classic nouveau: Raphael Saadiq’s “Stone Rollin'”

In a world where cryogenic experiments usually overlook Stax and Motow, Raphael Saadiq’s projects can coast on their novelty. Energetic and sleek, 2008’s The Way I See It did just that. The new Stone Rollin’ goes farther, but no further. The difference is speed. Allowing his nasal tone room to elongate variations on baby-pleases, he… More Classic nouveau: Raphael Saadiq’s “Stone Rollin'”