Future Classic: Toro Y Moi + Tyler The Creator “Hey You”
Future Classics
Boogie / Funk / Disco Soul

Future Classic: Toro Y Moi + Tyler The Creator “Hey You”

When we heard that Tyler and Toro Y Moi were doing studio sessions it definitely got our attention. Just wasn’t a pair of dudes we were expecting to work with but it does make perfect sense when you think about it a little. Not sure if an EP or full …

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Forgotten Treasure : Diane Tell “En pleurer ou en rire”
Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco Soul

Forgotten Treasure : Diane Tell “En pleurer ou en rire” (1977)

Producers of soulful and funky musique Québecoise during the late 70s and early 80s weren’t so numerous. I’m thinking of the duo JF William & Serge Laporte known as Bill, Georges Thurston also known as Boule Noire who ran the Magique record label around that time. As for female singers/composers, …

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Forgotten Treasure: Spontaneous Overthrow “All About Money”
Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Spontaneous Overthrow “All About Money” (1984)

Pretty much the definition of what a forgotten treasure is right here! Very odd yet beautiful slice of synthesized experimental soul music from a group called Spontaneous Overthrow. Nathaniel Woolridge and Anthony Freeman, two friends from Newark, New Jersey decided to press this LP on their start up label called …

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Forgotten Treasure: Max Berlin “Elle et moi”
Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco

Forgotten Treasure: Max Berlin “Elle et moi”

This is some serious sleazy disco action right here, straight out of Belgium from the gloriously cheesy 80’s. I discovered this record not that long ago and after about 5 seconds I was in love with it. Really simple, minimal disco à la Giorgio Moroder or Cerrone, actually Max Berlin …

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Forgotten Treasure: Sun Palace “Rude Movements”
Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Forgotten Treasure: Sun Palace “Rude Movements” (1983)

This might win an award for one of the best B-Sides ever. “Rude Movements” is the B-Side to a single called “Winning” by Sun Palace who only put out this single under that production name. It was a huge track in NYC during the days of legendary clubs like Paradise …

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Sparkz “Jacques de la Jungle” (Sparkz resync)
Boogie / Funk / Disco Soul

Sparkz “Jacques de la Jungle” (Sparkz resync)

Very nice little re-edit from the Montreal homie Sparkz. He’s a very quiet dude but the guy has one of the best batting averages out there. Average meaning, the number of stuff he sends me of his VS the number that I like. In fact, his batting average is almost …

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Forgotten Treasure: The Whispers “Keep On Loving Me”
Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Forgotten Treasure: The Whispers “Keep On Loving Me” (1983)

I was racking my brain to find a “forgotten treasure” gem to share with you all and I remembered a bunch of cool stuff played by the homie Lefto last night in Montreal, as expected goodies from left and right, new and old. Just the way we like it over …

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GARY & GARRY Unreleased P-Funk Detroit disco!
Boogie / Funk / Disco Soul

GARY & GARRY Unreleased P-Funk Detroit disco!

Take one the main vocalists from Parliament/Funkadelic, and one of the main voices from Bootsy’s Rubberband and put the two together, what do you think you’ll get? A hit concept and a great new superduo : Gary & Garry! Recorded in Detroit Michigan at the legendary United Sound Studios, July …

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Dam-Funk “Wax Poetics Prince Mix”
Mix Of The Day
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Mix of the Day: Dam-Funk “Wax Poetics Prince Mix”

For the Wax Poetics ten-year anniversary and Issue 50 (Prince Issue), DāM-FunK (Stones Throw) creates an exclusive Prince DJ mix, including a new DāM-FunK track! Track List 1. Prince & the Revolution – 17 Days (original version) 2. DāM-FunK – 17 Days (D-F Re-Freak) 3. Prince – Irresistible Bitch (Props …

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Free Download: Onra “Keep On Loving Me”
Beats Boogie / Funk / Disco

Free Download: Onra “Keep On Loving Me”

Our good homie ONRA is in the holiday mood and giving away one of his tracks that was released earlier this year on a Japanese project. I’ve been playing both the tracks from the vinyl at pretty much all of my gigs so here’s your chance to get in on …

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Forgotten Treasure: Peter Godwin “French Emotions”
Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco

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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Forgotten Treasure: New World Generation: One Of A Kind
Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Forgotten Treasure: New World Generation: One Of A Kind

Now-Again Records presents New World Generation, a collection of rare and unreleased soul music by the cult New England ensemble. Presented as a 2CD and as a 2LP; both formats contain extensive liner notes with rare photographs and ephemera. The Now-Again team first got a taste of the New World …

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