‘Acting, Thinking, Feeling’ the Stark Reality’s complete works is out now on Now Again Records. Available on 3CD box set/digital. LP box set out March 5th. You can still download Monty Stark’s ‘All You Need To Make Music’ and, if you’d like, subscribe to Now-Again Deluxe and get get the entire box set and a bonus album for $15!
Marc Mac (4hero) returns with ‘Message From Soulville’ another mixtape album following on from ‘Extend The Knowledge‘ and ‘It’s Right To Be Civil‘. Beats are intertwined with soundbites from the 1960′s Vietnam War protest era where African Americans were sent to fight in Vietnam during the Civil Rights period in the USA.
Dâm-Funk starts 2013 with his second volume of ‘Spiritual Flight’ of Stones Throw’s podcast series. After the first volume in 2008 you can stream the mix below and load it in your iTunes or direct (right click). If you’re interested in more funk stuff of Dam, check out Rappamelo‘s unofficial compilations of tracks he released in 2012 on his soundcloud.
1. Passage – I See The Light
2. OMNI – Warriors
3. The Ydoc’s – It’s Your Choice
4. Federation Of Love – You’ve Changed My Life
5. The Fords – He’s My Closest Friend
6. The King’s Men – It’s Testifying Time
7. The Rance Allen Group -Can’t Get Enough
8. The Rance Allen Group – It’s Your Time
9. Donn Thomas – Any Other Love
10. White Heat – Hold On
11. Norm Calvin and the Truthseekers – Faith Medley
12. D.J. Rogers – I Told Him I Would Sing
13. Larnelle – To Be Like Him
14. The Fantastic Violinaires feat. Robert Blair – Telephone
15. Eeddie Bradford – He Keeps Me
16. Louis Farrakhan – Let Us Unite
17. Googie & Tom Coppola – Joyous Flame (DāM-FunK String-Synth)
“Silver And Gold” is the first single from New Zealand’s band Fat Freddy’s Drop forthcoming third studio album “Blackbird” dropping early 2013. “Silver And Gold” neatly summarises what to expect from the new album – a typically all-encompassing mix of reggae, dub and soul music. Free download below!
“Tintm” is Alpman‘s debut 7 inch and will be release by KEPT Records on january 2013. Alpman’s sound are instrumental spychedelic funk and worldbeat rhythms, but with a dose of head-nodding, hypnotic groove. Check out more Alpman tracks on his soundcloud page.