Tag Archives: funk

Listen: Matthew E. White & Lonnie Holley – “This Here Jungle Of Moderness/Composition 14” [2021]

Newly announced today, Richmond’s Matthew E. White has teamed up with prolific artist Lonnie Holley for a new collaborative album, Broken Mirror, A Selfie Reflection, coming April 9 via Spacebomb & Jagjaguwar. Holley made one of my favorite songs of the … Continue reading

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Listen: Hozan Yamamoto With Sharps & Flats – “よさこい節” [1971]

You thought I was done with the grooves? I am always on the hunt for the perfect groove, so don’t ever doubt me again. This time I’m coming at you with the 1971 album Beautiful Bamboo Flute by Hozan Yamamoto … Continue reading

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Listen: Home Boy & the C.O.L. – “Money’s Funny, Change Is Strange” [1982]

Oh hell yes. Now if you really want something funky, look no further than Home Boy & the C.O.L.’s self-titled 1982 record. With song titles like “Home Boys Revenge” and “Funk Yourself To Death”, you should know what you’re in … Continue reading

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Listen: Harry Case – “Jam (At Your Party)” [1989]

Recently came across a big trove of groovy records that I’ll hopefully be sharing on the blog. Just snagged a vinyl rip of this Harry Case album In A Mood, which I don’t recommend you look up on Discogs unless you’ve … Continue reading

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Listen: Alan Hawkshaw & Brian Bennett – “Oddball” [1974]

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: a friend of yours visits Dubai and goes to a record store. He finds an interesting looking piece in the “Highly Recommended” section. He then recommends it to you. What he found … Continue reading

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Playlist: Nightlife Daydream – A City Pop Fantasy

Coming to you in the quarantine with another hot playlist! Previously I hoped to soothe your mornings with gentle caresses of folk and ambient music. This time I’m centering on something a bit different, but it still attempts to answer … Continue reading

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Playlist: Baile Brasil! – From Boogie to Bossa

Earlier this year, I started my slow dip into Brazilian funk, boogie, bossa and mpb. I’m not exactly sure what the spark was here, but it began with me checking out Tim Maia’s 1980 self-titled album, as well as Cassiano’s … Continue reading

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Listen: Cassiano – “Onda” [1977]

Went on a little string of online digging (not very deep, but mining for soul & groove is a relatively new thing for me), and found this cut that has been stuck in my head for a full week now. … Continue reading

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The Supreme Jubilees – “It’ll All Be Over” [1980/2015]

I’m going to try and post something every day during the month of February, usually consisting of either brand new music or folks that I’ve never posted about before. Yesterday I posted about the brand new Negative Gemini EP, so … Continue reading

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