The Soul Side of Americana is a celebration of the gritty, passionate, and downright funky R&B that developed from the African-American consciousness through gospel music, and this visceral video hour is a testament to the timelessness that this genre embodies. Motown, Stax, Atlantic, Chess, Hi Records and more; their legacy lives on The Soul Side. DittyTV is a television network broadcasting 24/7 from Memphis that celebrates Americana and Roots styles of music from around the world. Scroll down to watch VOD episodes of SoulSide, or enjoy DittyTV live on any connected device including SmartTVs, Roku, AppleTV, FireTV, ChromeCast, Mobiles, Computers and Tablets – you get the idea.

Soul Side Visits Visible Music College

Welcome to Soul Side everyone! I’m your host, Nick Black, and today I’m thrilled to be here at the Visible Music College in Downtown Memphis with my friend Dr. Jason Lee McKinney. Today on the show we’ve got music from artists like Sean Hayes, Lake Street Dive, and Lee Fields & The Expressions! So be sure to stick around! Plus Jason’s gonna tell us a little bit about what goes on here at Visible, AND tell us about his band’s new TRIPLE EP, released on Madison Line records, which is operated right here at the college.

EPISODE FEATURED ARTISTS:

Tedesch Trucks Band | Song: Everybody’s Talkin’ (Live)
Eric Krasno | Song: Waiting On Your Love
Jamie Lidell | Song: Walk Right Back
Sean Hayes | Song: Boom Boom Baby
Lee Fields & The Expressions | Song: Faithful Man
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings | Song: Stranger To My Happiness
Gedeon Luke & The People | Song: Standing On Top Of The World
Parker Millsap | Song: You Really Got A Hold On Me
Lake Street Dive | Song: Call Off Your Dogs

SOULSIDE VISITS Red Velvet Vintage

Welcome to Soul Side everyone! I’m your host, Nick Black, and today I’m thrilled to be here at Red Velvet Vintage – an amazing retro clothing boutique located in the Historic South Main Arts District of Downtown Memphis. We’re gonna have a look around at all the cool stuff throughout the show, so you already know, you better stick around

EPISODE FEATURED ARTISTS:

Emily Barker | Song: Sunrise
Ruthie Foster | Song: War Pigs
Robert Randolph & The Family Band | Song: Amped Up
The Delta Saints | Song: Heavy Hammer
Dr. John | Song: Revolution
Kail Baxley | Song: Killin’ Floor
Rose Cousins | Song: Chains
Quinn Sullivan | Song: Something For Me
Beth Hart | Song: Love Is A Lie
Muddy Magnolias | Song: Devil’s Teeth
 

SOUL SIDE VISITS The University of Memphis

Welcome to Soul Side everyone! I’m your host, Nick Black, and today I’m here at the campus of University of Memphis. I’m gonna take you on a tour throughout the show, so be sure to stick around and see what the U of M is all about!

EPISODE FEATURED ARTISTS:

Paul Childers | Song: Music Pulls You Through
Michael Kiwanuka | Song: Love & Hate
Sturgill Simpson | Song: All Around You
Mayer Hawthorne | Song: Just Ain’t Gonna Work Out
The Revivalists | Song: Wish I Knew You
Barns Courtney | Song: Fire
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats | Song: Look It Here
Charles Bradley | Song: Where Do We Go From Here?
St. Paul & The Broken Bones | Song: Call Me
Leon Bridges | Song: Better Man

Soulside visits Wiseacre Brewery

Join your host, Nick Black, live from Wiseacre Brewery in Memphis, TN, one of Memphis’ finest breweries and taprooms. They have an outstanding selection of beers, and their artwork is truly some of the coolest you’ll see. If you’re ever in the Memphis area, make it a point to get to Wiseacre.

EPISODE FEATURED ARTISTS:

Leon Bridges | Song: Better Man
Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens | Song: Sinner
Marc Broussard | Song: These Arms Of Mine (Live)
Monophonics | Song: Lying Eyes
The Maytags | Song: Cassius
Mike Clark & The Sugar Sounds | Song: That’s How Strong My Love Is (Live)
Carla Thomas | Song: Comfort Me (Live)
Allen Stone | Song: Perfect World
Mayer Hawthorne | Song: Just Ain’t Gonna Work Out
The Suffers | Song: Midtown
Anderson East | Song: Satisfy Me (Live)

Soul Side Visits Lansky’s Brothers 

Welcome to Soul Side everyone! Join your host, Nick Black, and today we’re pleased to be here at the iconic Lansky’s Brothers on Beale Street. For over 70 years, Lansky’s fashion has shaped history. Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis were all regulars here, and the stores’ far-out style and celebrity clientele remains the same today. If you’re ever in Memphis, make sure to stop in!

EPISODE FEATURED ARTISTS:

Jo Harman | Song: The Reformation
North Mississippi All-Stars | Song: Meet Me In The City
James Hunter Six | Song: Something’s Calling
Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics | Song: Tried On A Smile
David Ryan Harris | Song: Shelter (Live)
Cobi | Song: Prophet Story (Live)
Vintage Trouble | Song: Doin’ What You Were Doin’
Hollis Brown | Song: Run Right To You
Sturgill Simpson | Song: All Around You

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Soul Side Visits Memphis Made

Welcome to Soul Side everyone! Join your host, Nick Black, live from Memphis Made Brewery in Memphis, TN, one of Memphis’ finest breweries and taprooms. They have an outstanding selection of beers, and their artwork is truly some of the coolest you’ll see. If you’re ever in the Memphis area, make it a point to get to Memphis Made Brewery.

EPISODE FEATURED ARTISTS

Seth Walker | Song: High Time
Martha High | Song: Lean On Me
Deep Street Soul | Song: Soul Comes Alive
Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal | Song: Parts Of A Man
Alexia Coley | Song: Drive Me Wild
Hannah Williams & The Affirmations | Song: Tame In The Water
Jalen N’gonda | Song: Holler (When You Call My Name)
Chicano Batman | Song: Friendship (Is A Small Boat In A Storm)
Har Mar Superstar | Song: How Did I Get Through The Day
The Meltdown | Song: Colours In The Sky
 

Soul Side Visits Historic South Main Arts District

Welcome to Soul Side everyone! Join your host, Nick Black, where he’s at at the corner of South Main and G.E. Patterson. This is one of the most iconic street corners in Memphis. It’s where you’ll find Ernestine and Hazels, America's best dive bar, the Arcade Restaurant, Memphis’ oldest diner, and of course just up the street, from here is the Civil Rights Museum, the Blues Music Hall of Fame, and so much more. Memphis is thriving right now you guys, you gotta make a visit some time soon.

EPISODE FEATURED ARTISTS

Sean Hayes | Song: Boom Boom Baby
Kristin Diable | Song: I’ll Make Time For You
Madeleine Peyroux | Song: Everything I Do Gohn Be Funky (From Now On)
Eryn Allen Kane | Song: Slipping
Muddy Magnolias | Song: Church (Live)
Lake Street Dive | Song: Bad Self Portraits (Live)
Sophia Bastian | Song: Blind Ambition
Jesper Munk | Song: Shakespeare & Heartbreak
Luke Winslow King | Song: On My Way
Liz Vice | Song: Empty Me Out

Soul Side Visits 99 Cent Soul Food Express 

Nick Black here, and today I’m thrilled to be here at the 99 Cent Soul Food Express in Downtown Memphis. I have nothing but great things to say about this place - great food and GREAT people – located in the heart of South Main. If you’re ever in Memphis, you can’t miss it!

EPISODE FEATURED ARTISTS:

Nick Waterhouse | Song: It’s Time
Michael Kiwanuka | Song: Home Again
Gary Clark Jr. | Song: Church
Smoove And Turrell | Song: Gabriel
Leon Bridges | Song: Lisa Sawyer (Live)
Adrian Younge Ft. Karolina | Song: Winter Is Here
Sturgill Simpson | Song: In Bloom
Son Little | Song: Lay Down
Allen Stone | Song: Bed I Made (Live)
Lee Fields & The Expressions | Song: Special Night