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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Erik Rico & Marc Mac “Direct Soul”

I’ve been waiting a few weeks to hear what else the mighty Erik Rico and Marc Mac duo has cooked up since ‘Destiny’ the first single from their ‘Direct Soul EP’ due for an October 24th release. Direct Soul is the highly anticipated EP by L.A.-based multi-instrumentalist, Erik Rico and …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Aloe Blacc “Good Things”

Following the huge success of the first single “I Need A Dollar”, Aloe Blacc, the talented multi-instrumentalist, is finally releasing his second album for Los Angeles’ Stones Throw record label. Along with Mayer Hawthorne, the classic soul music sound of the 50’s-60’s is popping up more and more these days …

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Soul

Fatima + Dam-Funk “Warm Eyes” video

Fans of Floating Points, Muhsinah or Sa-Ra Creative Partners this one’s for you ! How can you go wrong when you cross the modern funk beats of Dam-Funk and the soulful voice of Fatima in one song. This ‘modern soul’ song sounds amazing and remind me vaguely of ‘On & …

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Tortured Soul
Music Documentaries
House / Techno

Live House Music: Tortured Soul & Peven Everett

Has anyone ever been to a live house show (not a DJ set) ? I mean have you ever seen a live house band ? About 4 years from now at the ‘Cabaret du Musee Juste Pour Rire’, I went to this crazy Red Bull Music Academy Party organized by …

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Pete Rock - Mecca And The Soul Brother Deluxe
Hip-Hop

“Mecca And The Soul Brother” Deluxe Edition

The Deluxe edition of the “Mecca and the Soul Brother” by Pete Rock and C.L Smooth. The 1992 gets a beauty treatment. Get the info here.

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Rubble Kings Movie Shane Nicholson
Music Documentaries
Hip-Hop

“Rubble Kings” movie : the birth of hip-hop culture

I’ve always loved documentaries, especially the ones where I can learn something. Here is one that reveals the history behind the birth of hip-hop culture. Produced by Shan Nicholson (http://shannicholson.com), Rubble Kings is a comprehensive documentation of the life of street gangs in the ghetto of New York City from …

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Music Documentaries
Beats

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson ft. Flying Lotus “Drips/Take Notice”

Three weeks from now, I’ve posted a live performance from Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and Bilal recorded live in LA at Grand Performances, California Plaza July 23, 2010. Here another beautiful orchestral performance which features Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and the one and only Flying Lotus. You can download the track at the following …

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Soul

Jamiroquai “White Knuckle Ride”

It’s the Return of the Space Cowboy! I’ve been a fan of Jamiroquai since the first album back in 1992. Mixing funk, jazz and disco, Jason Kay aka Jamiroquai has established himself as one of Britain’s most innovative artist of his generation. Five years after his last studio album, ‘Dynamite’, …

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Hip-Hop

The Life and Encounters of Questlove

What does a genius drummer/producer do when he is bored? Questlove recounts his life and his encounters, it’s worth the detour. So much interesting peoples and stories ! A very good read. Follow this link to read Quest’s yarns : http://hypnagogics.com/questo/ It’s kind of on the same vibe as Charlie …

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FullRange present “Discoveries – September Selection”

This is a journey through my recent and old discoveries from Jazz, Hip Hop and Broken Beat. In this 100 minutes mix, you will enjoy my two favorites Jay (Dee & Electra), great soul vocalist (e.g., Mar, Ahu, Rahel, Fatima, Erik Rico, Jamie Lidell, Peven Everett, Andreya Triana), new track from Slum V, Lauryn Hill …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Andreya Triana “Lost Where I Belong”

In the shadows of the Ninja Tune label for a very long time with her collaborations with Mr Scruff and more recently on the Bonobo ‘Black Sand’ album, Andreya Triana will finally deliver her first album on September 07, 2010. The first time I heard Andreya’s voice was back in …

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Jose James Tribute Mix
Dj Mixes
Jazz

José James “Tribute Selections” by FullRange

Minneanapolis-born and London-based jazz singer and songwriter, José James is the rising star of the next generation of contemporary music. Since the release of his Equinox demo back in 2006, James’ forged his reputation by collaborating on record with a wide assortment of jazz and hip-hop acts, including, Nicola Conte, …

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