Forgotten Treasures
Disco

Benita “Time For A Change” (Athens Of The North)

via AOTN: You probably don’t know this disco banger. There is about four or five known copies on 7″, and everyone who has a copy has been keeping it quiet. I first heard it from David Haffner about 4 years ago and had been after it since then. Time For …

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Voyage Funktastique
Modern Funk

VOYAGE FUNKTASTIQUE – Show #155 (Hosted by Walla P)

This last episode of 2017 offers a subjective Modern Funk recap. It features MXXWLL, Anomalie, XL Middleton, B.Bravo, Tuxedo, Mofak and many more artists that shaped this year’s Modern Funk spectrum. Voyage Funktastique will return early January, 2018! Recorded and broadcast live at CHOQ.ca TRACKLIST Fredy V. – My Joy …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Seaquence “Mix Faze” (1980, High Jazz)

via Juno: Seaquence was a short-lived Disco-Funk and Soul outfit from San Diego who only ever released one album via private press. That album, “Mix Faze”, has long been considered something of a slept-on classic amongst record collectors, so it’s little surprise to see it finally get the reissue treatment. …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul

Dr. Mary Sullivan Bain “Do You Know Black History” (1985, Backatcha Records)

via Backatcha: A teacher by trade, Dr Mary Sullivan Bain recorded her musical works to be used as an educational and motivational tool in the Miami-Dade public school system she taught in. Dr Bain’s daughter Pruchelle explains, “She found a lot of children didn’t know anything about black history and …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul & Funk

Bernie Worell “All The Woo In The World” (1978, Tidal Waves Music)

When “All The Woo In The World” was originally released on Arista Records in 1978, it was thought to possibly be a cast-off Parliament-Funkadelic record that just happened to bear Bernie Worrell’s name, giving him a long overdue début release… which is not necessarily a bad thing. Trust. Anything from …

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Jazz Soul & Funk

Exclusive Premiere: The Expansions “Breakthrough” (Albert’s Favourites)

The Expansions have been a solid part of the South London soul-jazz movement since releasing their debut Lavender in 2013. Since then they have been working with British-Ghanaian soul singer, Andrew Ashong and the exceptional, new talent Connie Constance, as well as solo projects including Jonny Drop, Modified Man, Deoke …

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Voyage Funktastique
Modern Funk

VOYAGE FUNKTASTIQUE – Show #154 (Hosted by Walla P with DJ Bles-sed)

Second to last show of the year… This episode features new material from Stardust, The Kount, Scott Grooves, The APX, The Precious Lo’s and a guest mix from DJ Bles-sed in the 2nd part of the show! TRACKLIST The Kount – Sundae Sauuce | Coconuts Mogwaa – In The Mood …

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B-Boy Bouillabaisse
Hip-Hop Soul & Funk

B-BOY BOUILLABAISSE – Show #03 (Hosted by DJ Platurn with Domino of Hieroglyphics)

In the latest episode of B-Boy Bouillabaisse, we sit down with world renowned producer Domino of the almighty Hieroglyphics crew to talk records, digging culture, and life on the road with Del The Funky Homosapien (+ so much more). We also drop a couple of exclusives from the man himself, …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Atle Lauve “Atle Lauve” (1979-1983, Preservation Records)

Absolutely killer AOR track the forthcoming vinyl release on Preservation Records. The album consists of selected demos and tracks written and arranged by Atle Lauve between 1979 and 1983. Recorded in Fristad Studio (Sandefjord) when Atle was in his late teens. “It’s an old childhood dream come true,” says Lauve. …

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Forgotten Treasures
Latin Soul & Funk

Ricardo Eddy Martinez “Expreso Ritmico” (1978, Seminato)

via Phonica: Reissued from the Spanish version, Ricardo Eddy Martinez’s “Expreso Ritmico” is absolutely essential for… well really everyone! Probably one of the best ’70s Areito releases of all time, this 10-tracker is for sure ahead of its time. The entire record minus two tracks are all upbeat with afro-latin …

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Forgotten Treasures
Jazz Soul & Funk

The Lyman Woodard Organization “Saturday Night Special” (1975, Strata / BBE)

It’s no coincidence that the album cover for “Saturday Night Special” by The Lyman Woodard Organization bears the image of cigarette papers, cash, and a pistol. Recorded in 1975 and reissued by Wax Poetics in 2009, this album is aptly regarded as a Jazz-Fusion classic. The photo is composed of …

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Modern Funk

Exclusive Premiere: Silver Linings “Don’t Make Tracks” (Gulf Point / Wax Museum)

It has been a year of rapid growth for neo-Boogie front runners Silver Linings. Following their triumphant debut LP (and literal expansion from duo to trio) band members Françoise D’Argent, Benny Badge and Lachlan Peavey have wasted no time, dazzling new audiences on their recent tour of Europe/UK and mixing …

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