Forgotten Treasure: James Mason “I Want Your Love”
Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: James Mason “I Want Your Love” (1977)

I’ve been meaning to write about this one for a little while now. Even after 30+ years, “I Want Your Love” from James Mason remains a mythical track amongst funk & soul heads (and the 100$+ price tag on his LP is a proof of that). James Mason is an …

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Forgotten Treasure: Barbershop MC’s “Music, Money & Women”
Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Barbershop MC’s “Music, Money & Women” (1999)

“Everyone has their own “musical trajectory”, and this track represents for me a pivotal moment in my journey… But first, allow me to explain and tell you just what the hell I mean with this coinage… I’m referring to the roads traveled sonically while on your way to discover new …

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Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Brother Ali “Rites of Passage” (2000)

Being an ’88 baby is a funny thing sometimes cause a lot of my favorite music acts were well established by the time I was of age to seek them out. Often I find myself curious of their humble beginning, which usually ends with a chuckle and sigh of relief …

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Forgotten Treasure: Jill Scott “He Loves Me” (Chris Lum & Jay J Remix)
Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: Jill Scott “He Loves Me” (Chris Lum & Jay J Remix)

Since we are on the Jill Scott remixes subject (I just posted a project called “Still Jill” from BamaLoveSoul) I figured i’d throw at least one of my favorite Jill remixes not included in their collection. This version of “He Loves Me” from Jill first record just reminds me so …

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Forgotten Treasure: Zed Bias & MC Juiceman – My Sound (Al Brown Remix)
Forgotten Treasures
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Forgotten Treasure: Zed Bias & MC Juiceman – My Sound – Al Brown Remix (1999)

The sound of flute. Do we hear that in songs anymore? It’s definitely one of the signature instruments for Disco, Italo, and sometimes yes – old school Garage. I’m really loving this 1999 UK Garage classic by Zed Bias and MC Juiceman “My Sound (Al Brown remix)” right now. Nostalgic …

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Forgotten Treasure: Sporty Thievz “Street Cinema 2″ [Produced by Pete Rock]
Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Sporty Thievz “Street Cinema 2” – Produced by Pete Rock (2000)

Oh, man: who remembers No Scrubs vs No Pigeons? Just thinking about that round in the battle of the sexes warps me back to the era of velour sweatsuits, FUBU jerseys and doofy-looking ski goggles. On a recent Toronto getaway, I dusted off the Thievz’ criminally slept-on Street Cinema and …

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Sivuca - Ain't No Sunshine
Forgotten Treasures
Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Sivuca “Ain’t No Sunshine” (1973)

Another forgotten treasure recovered from the 24 Hour vinyl marathon we did last week. This one is from our good homie Tronald Trump. He played the mid day set and had the studio and the chat room vibing the whole time! Tons of great Stones Throw / Doom type of …

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Forgotten Treasure: Chris Mac “Gal A Call Me Phone”
Forgotten Treasures
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Forgotten Treasure: Chris Mac “Gal A Call Me Phone” (2001)

Continuing on sharing “forgotten treasures” picks from one each Dj set from last weekend’s MIMS 24 Hour Vinyl Marathon. Make you check out the others here. So this one comes from Dr.Love‘s set. For those who don’t know hjm he is pretty much the most influencial and important guy to …

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Forgotten Treasure: Peter Godwin “French Emotions”
Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Peter Godwin “French Emotions” (1982)

Going to be sharing a few of my favorite selections from our pretty insane adventure we called 24 HOURS OF VINYL. It was a pretty huge success and it was, at least for me, one of the best moments of my year. So many dj’s came through with their vinyl …

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