Throwback
Thursdays

Tom Browne - Funkin For Jamaica

The Story behind Tom Browne’s “Funkin For Jamaica (N.Y.)” (1980)

One of Queen’s finest, jazz trumpeter, Tom Browne, recorded what would become a Billboard #1 R&B chart topper back in 1980 – a funky, soulful laden track titled “Funkin’ for Jamaica (N.Y.)” This is a nice little feature giving us some insight into the studio when Browne and his band …

READ MORE →

LATEST NEWS

Future Classics

a2938682627_10
Future Classics
Soul & Funk

Future Classic: The Invisible “Patience” (Ninja Tune Records)

via Ninja Tune: Listen to The Invisible’s new album, Patience, and what you will feel most strongly is the band’s sense of “joy and gratitude for being alive.” The experiences of Dave Okumu (guitar, vocals), Tom Herbert (bass & synthesizer) and Leo Taylor (drums) since the release of their last …

READ MORE →

Forgotten Treasures

CS611222-01A-BIG
Forgotten Treasures
Soul Worldwide Sounds

Forgotten Treasure: Valgusesse (Estonian Compilation from Frotee Records)

“Records you didn’t know existed.” That’s the tagline from Estonian label Frotee and it’s been true so far, with their output doing a fine job of documenting the Eastern European country’s music heritage. Their latest release, Valgusesse, is an eight-track compilation profiling the sound archive of Estonian Public Broadcasting which …

READ MORE →

Exclusive Guest Mixes

KidSublime
Guest Mix
Eclectic Soul & Funk

Guest Mix: KID SUBLIME (BBE Music, Amsterdam)

We discovered Amsterdam’s KID SUBLIME in the early 2000’s through his music as part of Rednose Distrikt and his first solo projects on Jahwell Records as well as the amazing Kindred Spirits imprint (then a sub-label of Rush Hour) Like many of our favourite producers & DJ’s, he is quite …

READ MORE →