Guest Mix
Soul

MIMS Guest Mix: Tawiah (London, Lima Limo)

“This mix includes tracks that represent childhood memories, friendships and musical collaborations. I have had the pleasure of knowing or working with all the people in this mix and wanted to share the good vibrations” Tawiah is a singer/songwriter and DJ. Her sound is unprocessed and uncompromising, her voice a …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco

Y. Gershovsky “Disco Baby – Floating Points & Red Greg Edit” (1979, Melodies International)

via Melodies: A few years ago, Melodies family members Floating Points and DJ Red Greg got their hands on a couple of original 70s obscurities. While these standout records shone brightly in their own right, the two DJs saw the potential to create their own edits behind the scenes, finely …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul & Funk

Various Artists “Musica Per L’Immagine” (1974-1985, Fly By Night)

via FBN: With Fly By Night Music now celebrating their fifth year of operation, Lorenzo has marked the occasion by assembling his biggest project to date – an impeccably curated collection of obscure Italian production music circa 1974 – 1985. The project, has been very close to Lorenzo’s heart – …

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Future Classics
Modern Funk

Computa Games “Cosmic Dispatch” (Hobo Camp)

via Hobo Camp: Production duo Computa Games take the most slamming synth bass, the crispest drum machine hits, and the overall classic vibes of 80’s dance-funk tunes to new aural heights. Sculpted using the best modern studio techniques, the “Cosmic Dispatch” EP fuses funk, disco, soul and electro to various …

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Voyage Funktastique
Modern Funk

VOYAGE FUNKTASTIQUE – Show #146 (Hosted by Walla P)

120 Minutes of pure unfiltered Funk. This week’s show features new material from Buscrates, Donatinho, Moniquea, The Marshens, Dogg Master, Brian Ellis and lots of ’80s Boogie Funk nuggets. Broadcasted live and recorded at CHOQ.ca TRACKLIST BusCrates 16-Bit Ensemble – Funky Journey João Donato e Donatinho – Lei Do Amor …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul & Funk

Hotline “You Are Mine” (1986, Jamwax / Happy Milf)

Jamwax team up with Happy Milf Records to release “You Are Mine”, the Nigerian Boogie Funk gem from Hotline, recorded at Decca studio (Lagos) in 1986. Reissue under EXCLUSIVE licence from Hotline. High Quality mastering and restauration from the original LP, don’t be fooled by other crappy bootleg or unofficial …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul

The Exciters “Caviar And Chitlins” (1969, Nature Sounds Records)

From the fairground organ whimsy actualized in the opening bars of “Blowing Up My Mind” immediately supported with an uptempo female vocal assault in triplicate, to the non-manipulated, sample ready horn line delivered on-beat at the start of “Give It Up”. The Exciters, a dynamic R&B quartet consisting of lead …

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Future Classics
Soul

Rob Milton “Healer”

It was Nina Simone who once famously said that it is an artist’s duty to reflect the times. This powerful EP finds Rob Milton honouring that mantra and legacy, while also paying homage to the project’s producer, Georgia Anne Muldrow. With a strong message and mission, Rob Milton speaks the …

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Future Classics
Modern Funk

Moniquea “Blackwavefunk” (MoFunk Records)

Moniquea established herself as one of the foremost female artists in the modern funk scene with her 2014 MoFunk Records debut album “Yes No Maybe”. For her followup, she continues exploring and expanding upon the boogie/modern soul sound of her debut, and at the same time, ventures bravely into a …

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Interviews
Soul

Diggs Duke Places An 8-Year Musical Progression Front And Center

Baltimore-based soul singer Diggs Duke’s two most recent releases were recorded eight years apart, but oddly were released ten days apart this past May. Subject matter that once drew inspiration from the boudoir is now extracted from the output of work via turn of the century African-American poets and musicians. “Suckas, …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco

Arian “Arian” (1981, Favorite France)

via Juno: In 1981, Macedonian singer Arian Krliu headed over to New York to record a bilingual album of disco and boogie treats. The resultant set was self-released in relatively limited qualities and has since gone in to become an in-demand item amongst collectors of global disco and synth-pop sounds. …

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Future Classics
Soul

Cody ChesnuTT “My Love Divine Degree” (One Little Indian Records)

Cody ChesnuTT, the legendary soul troubadour known for his frank and raw storytelling, is set to release his first album in four years, the RnB and gospel-flecked ‘My Love Divine Degree’. Cody saw critical praise as well as swathes of excitement from fans when he dropped his neo-soul single ‘Bullets …

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