Tokyo Dawn Records series of boogie breaks „The Boogie“ turns four, aiming at take selected 80’s sounds of our youth to new levels of funk. Connecting the dots between early electro, hip hop and house, this compilation redefines boogie based on neon synths, soul chords and a decent portion of robot funk. Feel invited to ride an exciting new wave of artists combining latest production techniques with classic grooves deeply rooted in 80’s boogie wonderland. Highlights from TDR’s latest album and remix projects are also featured, including artists like Opolopo, SoulParlor, Personal Life, Positive Flow, Reggie B, Amalia, Omar, DJ Vadim, Fat Freddy’s Drop and more. Pre-order now on TDR.
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Guitarist Jairus „J.Mo“ Mozee from Long Beach, California is giving a way some quality tracks on his Soundcloud page. In the past, he has worked with Robin Thicke, Anthony Hamilton, Prince, and Cee-Lo Green Check out his latest album „The Elevator Album“ on iTunes.
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Our latest soundcloud selection of december ’13 contains another 43 fine songs by bklyn’s favourite artists and producers. Feel free to check out the playlist and don’t forget, some tracks are free-downloads. Find all previous sets and more music on our soundcloud page.
The collaboration team Exmag (consists of electro-soul producer Gramatik, Eric Mendelson, Tyler Dondero aka SuperNicer, Mike Iannatto, and ILLUMNTR), dropped their new project called „Proportions“ for streaming and later for free downloading. 18 tracks of funk driven tunes features an array of psychedelic synths, bass breakdowns and good lyrics, have a listen below. Free download here or on Soundcloud.
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Records Kicks is giving away their Xmas Collection, featuring some of the best tracks and artists from their catalogue, plus special bonus tracks. Download the compilation for free via Bandcamp – from 19th December to 6th January.
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Food For My Soul Volume 50 features powerful songs by artists such as Otis Clay, The Temptations, Isaac Hayes, Syl Johnson, Solomon Burke, Nina Simone, Gladys Knight and The Pips, Aretha Franklin, and more. 70 minutes unmixed, one fades out, then another begins. Listen mobile on Soundcloud or Mixcloud. Enjoy. Tracklist after the jump. Continue reading
DNA strings of ancient and new dimensional funk interweave to reclaim the pyramids of our time. Travelling light years from Mars to Orion, new horizons of perception and vibration become clear, taking the listener on a quest for more funk and fantasy in their life.
This is Reggie B’s musical DNA, a personal testament of his unique funk straight from Khemit. Additional juggernauts featured on this 74 minute space odyssey include B. Bravo, DJ Spinna, Donald Hayes, Kevin Pierce, Onra, Salva and more. The album “DNA” is set to be released via Tokyo Dawn Records on October 21st. Place your pre-order now.
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Jazzman Records recently released very rare material from Master Plan Inc., a band from Chicago led by Fred Shorts. All songs are previously unreleased, so if you’re into modern soul, 70s funk, smooth mid-tempo crossover dancers or high energy funk blasts – you’re in for a treat! Available now at Jazzman’s online store.
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After 109 releases, 51 international artists, Record Kicks celebrate their 10th anniversary. From deep funk to (northern) soul, afrobeat, dancefloor jazz and rocksteady. The compilation is a collection of Record Kicks hits filled up with many exclusive contributions that will give you a full spectrum of the sounds they love. Featuring songs by Hannah Williams & The Tastemakers, Dojo Cuts, Gizelle Smith, Third Coast Kings, The Strides, The Baker Brothers, The Liberators and many more. Available now on Bandcamp, iTunes or Amazon.
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In the past months Dam-Funk continuously dropped some tracks on his soundcloud – several unreleased demos, works in progress – some maybe abandoned, others possibly to take shape later on. While waiting of Funk’s new release, check out the tracks below – many of them are downloadable for free.
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