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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: King Most – Edits & Remixes

I was checking out the recent charts post and I noticed SanFran’s King Most added his suggestions. That’s when I realized that MIMS’ fam expanded wide and that good taste was only a few degrees of separation apart. The homie Most has been putting together stellar mixes with partner in …

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Future Classics
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco Jazz

Future Classic: Donald Byrd “Dominoes” (J Boogie Edit)

Here’s a super funky edit of the live version of Donald Byrd’s “Dominoes” by one of my favourite dudes from around the way, the one and only, J-Boogie. Mr. Boogie did a nice job of beefing up this timeless classic for the dance floor, making it a staple go to …

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Mix Of The Day
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco Jazz

Mix of the day: J Boogie “Vintage Diversity: A Tribute to Donald Byrd”

from J-Boogie: “Donald Byrd has been a huge influence to myself and several other DJs and producers in the game since the Blue Note era. He was one of the first to bridge the gab between jazz, funk, soul and hip hop over several generations. Sampled by everybody from Black …

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Mix Of The Day
Hip-Hop Soul

Dr. MaD “DNLD.BYRD” – inspirations from Donald Byrd

via the Montreal homie Dr.MaD: “All this music that was inspired by the great Donald Byrd. Tribute. Blow them horns on ‘em.”

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Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco

Forgotten Treasure: Donald Byrd “Love Has Come Around” (1981)

In Memory of Donald Byrd  Donald Byrd was a legendary and striking Jazz musician and has the longest discography, releasing albums since 1955. Mr. Byrd has been sampled over and over again, specifically within Hip Hop, and the first song I ever heard by Donald Byrd was Love Has Come …

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Soul

R.I.P Fonce Mizell (Mizell Brothers, The Corporation)

Alphonso “Fonce” Mizell, a renowned producer, songwriter and member of Motown hit-makers The Corporation and half of the production duo The Mizell Brothers, has passed away. Fonce Mizell was truly a forgotten treasure of the American music history of the 20th century. Not only the he participate in Michael Jackson’s …

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Hip-Hop Jazz

You Better Think Twice

Even though sampling sources are always a great discussion and quest for any respecting hip-hop head I don’t do very much of that stuff on the website. Probably because tons of other websites do a really good job of focusing just on that subject. (Try WhoSampled.com and The-Breaks.com). I wanted to …

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