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Forgotten Treasure: Sumy “Funkin In Your Mind”
Forgotten Treasures
Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Sumy “Funkin In Your Mind” (1982)

Sumy’s “Funkin In Your Mind” is a great funky throw back tune for all you smooth 80’s boogie lovers. And if you can’t really get on board with this beat, you most certainly can’t argue with the album cover – absolute gold! To consider this a forgotten treasure would be …

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Kraftwerk “Publikation” Book by David Buckley
Music Books

Kraftwerk “Publikation” Book by David Buckley

Brand new biography on Kraftwerk called “Kraftwerk – Publikation” by music-writer David Buckley. This book was named as a top new release in 2012 by the Financial Times book list and as the best book showcasing the legendary German group Kraftwerk. The book was published on August 30th, 2012 by …

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Forgotten Treasure: Hugh Masekela “Don’t Go Lose It Baby”
Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Hugh Masekela “Don’t Go Lose It Baby” (1984)

Today I am happily sharing one of my favorite Afro-Funk songs, a jam that I believe still has the ability to create disco delight on the dance floor today. The track I’m talking about is Hugh Masekela’s legendary underground dance classic, Don’t Go Lose It Baby and it is one …

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Future Classic: Black Atlass “Black Atlass EP”
Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Black Atlass “Black Atlass EP”

Last winter, my sister put me onto the melodic and low-fi sounding Black Atlass, and I’ve been following him ever since. Sang his praises to all my friends repeatedly and forced my co-workers to listen to his soundcloud daily in the office. To say the least, I am a very …

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B. Bravo - Computer Love
Beats

B. Bravo “Computa Love” & other Computer Lovers

If you’re familiar with the likes of Dam-Funk and Onra, then you’ve probably already heard of B.Bravo. He stresses the same style of smooth bass boosting R&B, mixed with heavy synth and funk sampling all with a dash of 80’s nostalgia. B. Bravo’s EP, Computa Love, was released in 2010 …

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Nhan Solo & Daniel Dexter “Our Thang”
Music Documentaries
House / Techno

Nhan Solo & Daniel Dexter “Our Thang”

We’ve all heard Leon Haywood’s infamous track, I Wanna Do Something Freaky With You, a sample that was made tremendously popular by Dr. Dre and Snoop Dog in, Ain’t Nuthin But a G Thang. It is such a recognizable tune, and today, I bring to you the Deep House version …

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Forgotten Treasure: The Jones Girls “You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else”
Forgotten Treasures
Disco House / Techno Soul Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: The Jones Girls “You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else” (1979)

Jon Dasilva & Maceo Plex’s Love Somebody Else is a supreme House remix of the 1979 R&B hit by The Jones Girls – You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else. I heard it on a Maceo Plex mix many months ago and all I had to listen to since was …

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LTJ XPerience
Future Classics
Disco Soul Soul & Funk

Future Classic: LTJ Xperience “Mr. Man”

LTJ aka Luca Trevisi of Bologna, Italia does it again! We just posted a forgotten treasure pick of his last week but I couldn’t help writing another post on his newest masterpiece, which I only heard this morning. Packed with a funky guitar riff and soulful male vocals (Marvin Gaye I think), …

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Forgotten Treasure: Yvonne Gage “Doin’ It In A Haunted House”
Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Yvonne Gage “Doin’ It In A Haunted House” (1984)

This is a rare and humorous take on Michael Jackson’s Thriller, and is a Halloween boogie gem. Yvonne Gage’s Doin’ It In A Haunted House was released in 1984 on CBS Records/CIM, and is the absolute definition of a disco one hit wonder that has long been forgotten. I bought …

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Future Classic: Souls of Mischief “93 Til Infinity” (Hannes Fischer Remix)
Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Souls of Mischief “93 Til Infinity” (Hannes Fischer Remix)

Souls of Mischief 93 ‘til Infinity is a timeless 90’s west coast hip hop album, and it never gets old. If you don’t already know who they are, I strongly recommend downloading that record. From Oakland, California, Souls of Mischief are members of Del the Funky Homosapein’s collective Hieroglyphics. 93 …

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Future Classics
Disco Soul Soul & Funk

Future Classic: LTJ X-Perience “Cry” (LTJ Rework)

A few weeks ago, I was on the hunt for a song I heard on a house mix, and all I had to go on was the artist name, LTJ (and not LTJ Bukem the British Drum n’ Bass artist I used to bump to in grade 9). This was …

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