Meant To Be — J-Funk album release out now. Taste the essence of J-Funk by checking out the music: Some of the recordings are in fact nearly 10 years old at the time of LP). Production aside, take a listen to the songs themselves: the contrasts between shallow and deep lyrics, funky and chilled out beats.
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Email Subscription Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. This was not only Rick James' best-selling album ever, it was also his best, period, and certainly the most exciting album released in It was band named Los Amigos Invisibles from Venezuela. I really liked the album and said, "Let's sign them!
The first show of theirs I saw turned out to be a demonstration for a lighting company. They performed totally in a fog of smoke and I thought, damn I came all this way to see this somewhat sucky performance, that I'm not even really seeing. Luckily I got to see another show that was great. This is the first album we did. When we signed them they were the among only groups in latin rock to play this sort of dance music and they were ignored in Venezuela at the time, now they have gold records and all that.
SEXY The signature horn section drives the tracks and is easily one of the best Deep Latin Soul records from the last decade. Colemine Records, being known for their incredible 45 catalog of modern Afro Beat and Funk, released Postales as their first full length. ALONE Features the classic line-up performing their asses off on highlights from their phenomenal catalog, including the Gold certified singles "Love Rollercoaster," "Skin Tight" and a 31 minute version of "Fire" PLUS other classic tracks!
Pharoah Monch. Vinyl only! It was originally released in September on Invictus Records. The original vinyl release contained a glossy lyric sheet.
Since it's re-release inOsmium has been distributed numerous times by various labels in the U. A number of these reissues have featured material that was not included on the original album, such as unreleased tracks and singles that were recorded around the same time as Osmium.
The personnel for this album included the five Parliament's singers and the five backing musicians known as Funkadelic. The same personnel also recorded as Funkadelic, releasing that act's self-titled debut album also in The album was released on July 3, It's title track was Parliament's first chart hit and remains one of the most well-known P-Funk songs.
The album also contains a funk reworking of Parliament's song " I Wanna Testify" under the title "Testify". Wild and heavy with a slightly rockier approach than on their first album. DOG M'LADY LIFE It was originally released on November 21,by Epic Records.
Comprising five singles and their b-sides along with one additional single and one album track, it includes all of the singles from the albums Dance to the MusicLifeand Stand! The versions on this compilation are not the single mixes in all cases; some songs appear here in their album lengths and mixes.
Mixes sometimes have different timings and differences in vocals and or instrumentation. STAND FUN Highlights from the legendary concerts recorded October Gatefold sleeve. POET TIME Bob Irwin's definitive master finally gets the cut it deserves in this Kevin Gray cut Red vinyl slab! Left Ear Records went back to Coleman's original master tapes for their vinyl reissue of the Commander's private press album Mastership, a lost electronic funk classic. Coleman performs in an alien voice that comes not from electronic filtering but from his own natural vocal distortions.
This visitor from Mars wants people to be happy J-Funk Radio (JBs Play JBs) - J-Funk Express - This Is Rare Groove! (Vinyl, like his song goes, "Laugh and Dance. DUET It was her fourth consecutive double album, and also made her the first person ever to take three consecutive double albums to the number one spot on the U. This would become Summer's third multi-platinum album to date.
Rush Hour now continues this uncovering mission by making this complete eighties boogie and disco-funk album available again for a wider audience. Guitarist Larry Price-who belonged to neither family-completed the line-up that recorded J-Funk Radio (JBs Play JBs) - J-Funk Express - This Is Rare Groove! (Vinyl groups first-and, prophetically, only-album, Itll All Be Over. Its lyrics drawn from the Old Testament, its sound from the church by way of the disco, and its a feel captured by the album cover-a low, orange sun setting over J-Funk Radio (JBs Play JBs) - J-Funk Express - This Is Rare Groove!
(Vinyl Pacific ocean. It is, as Jessica Hundley observes in the brand new liner notes, "both apocalyptic LP) seductive. A labor of love, definitively titled Soul Side of Town, this package is charged with 14 filler-free songs. For the special occasion of Tower of Power's 50th anniversary, leader Emilio Castillo brought in a most-astute choice in co-producer, Joe Vannelli in addition to mastering engineer Bernie Grundman.
SELAH STOP An absolute must have for connoisseurs of funk, soul, soul-jazz, hip-hop and beyond. Fans of Isaac Hayes iconic Shaft album will not want to pass this by. This compilation focuses on psychedelic grooves, synthesized funk and big band belters produced for Sonoton between and The artists appearing on these compilations progressively shaped a new style, blending sounds from their original cultures and from their adopted country. Contains 12 tracks, never before compiled, from the French West Indies in the early 80's.
After the success of Koute Jazz, Heavenly Sweetness returns with a compilation that'll have you moving your feet all summer long! Experience 12 tracks ranging from disco, boogie and Zouk that were recorded in the early 80's in the West Indies. These tracks reveal the merger between traditional and other rhythmic genres funk, disco, afro-beat, Latin Brazilianwith the addition of synthesizers and drums machine to the creative process.
Original, magnetic and highly danceable. LP comes in a deluxe version, housed in an old-school tip-on jacket. In a jiffy you will get lost in a dream, where you drive down the streets of San Francisco in an old Cadillac with your windows open and funky beats piercing through your ride when suddenly a gangster squad passes and you become witness of a pursuit between the cops and the bad guys.
RAY J. His first Private Wax compilation came in and immediately became a highly sought after gem, due to the rare and wonderful disco and boogie contained within.
Containing only original versions, literally thousands of pounds worth of rare records have been lovingly re-mastered to build this very special package. With the current disco and funk revival making headway into the charts, this compilation of authentic, original material could not be timelier.
From dance-floor oriented disco monsters to more subtle boogie jams, the album takes the listener on a journey from the nightclub to the streets of 70's and 80's Black America, where the early experimental blueprint for hip hop and house can clearly be heard in so much of the music.
A slice of history, but also a collection of tracks that still have so much mileage left in them, we invite you to dive once again into the magical world of Zaf's Private Wax. THE N. These are musicians that strove to achieve the success of The Meters and James Brown, musicians that played their instruments with a gut-wrenching power unheard in modern music, musicians that testified on wax and have resurfaced some thirty years after disappearing from the music scene.
Where Is The What If The What Is In Why? - Various - CMJ Presents Certain Damage! Volume 68 (CD), Jumpin Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones - 50 & Counting Tour 2012 (CD), The Bartered Bride: Ach Jaky Zal - Jarmila Novotna* - Jarmila Novotna (Vinyl, LP), Love In The Dark - The Twins - 12" Classics - The Original Maxi Hits (CD), Langhorns - Mission Exotica (CD, Album), After Love (Mauro Picotto Remix) - Blank & Jones - Ultimate Collection (CD), Que Sera (Phonovisions Symphonic Version) - Wax Tailor - Phonovisions Symphonic Orchestra (Vinyl, LP, Love Me Tonite (F.T. & Company Edit) - Kikka - Love Me Tonite (CD), Let Me Fish Off Cape St. Marys - Dick Nolan (2) - Echoes Of The Atlantic (Vinyl, LP, Album), Baby, Youre A Rich Man, Talk About The Passion - R.E.M. - Murmur (CD, Album), The Backward Swan - Duane Eddy - Twenty Terrific Twangies / Water Skiing (CD), Conchita - Various - Cumbias De Colombia (Vinyl, LP), Branford Marsalis - Random Abstract (Vinyl, LP, Album)