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Mix Of The Day
House / Techno Soul

Mix of the Day: Mr Scruff & Floating Points “Live @ Plastic People”

This is really all you need today. A whopping 6 hours of amazing music courtesy of Mr. Scruff & Floating Points recorded at Plastic People in London. Complete with the 86 track list! I talked to Floating Points this summer (check out the conversation here) about a bunch of things, …

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Mix Of The Day
Boogie / Funk / Disco Soul

MOOVMNT.com presents “The Future of Funk”

The MOOVMNT crew out of Amsterdam just dropped a fresh new mix called ‘The Future of Funk’ with almost 45 minutes of Modern Funk. All the heavy hitters are here: Zed Bias, Onra, Opolopo, Ulysses82, and tons more. Moovmnt has been one of my favorite spots to do some digital …

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Future ClassicsVideo Digs
Boogie / Funk / Disco Soul

Future Classic: Steve Arrington “Goin Hard” (produced by Dam-Funk)

Pretty much anytime that mister Dam-Funk drops a new project I pay very close attention. Other than his great talent, I really respect the dude and his entire approach to music. I had the pleasure of playing with him in 2009 (check out the recorded set here) As Stones Throw …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Eddie Hinton “I Can’t Be Me”

Eddie Hinton fits right into to the Forgotten Treasures section. I didn’t know about him at all until I read a little story about “Blue Eyed Soul” today, a term that media came up with for white artists who sang R&B… Yeah, it was a different time I guess. But …

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Future Classics
Beats Soul

Future Classic: Demeraera “Through A Glass Darkly”

I’m always looking for music that will reach me on an emotional level. Sometimes I spend hours looking for new artists who will give me that feeling. One night – on a very early morning – I found Demeraera. I fell in love and I think it had been a …

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Future Classics
Beats Soul

Future Classic: Label Love vol.3 (Free Download)

Third in the outstanding series of compilations called LABEL LOVE. Like the two previous volumes, it is a Free Download but in 2011, is that even really a selling point? No, not really. The whole thing that is exciting about this is that it is a sampler of some of …

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Forgotten Treasure: Sa-Ra Creative Partners “Rosebuds” (2004)

It’s a little hard to believe that this came out almost 10 years ago! Sa-Ra Creative Partners from Los Angeles, California were definitely a few years before their time. 2004 might not seem that far away but Sa-Ra were at the forefront of the future (not to be confused with …

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Happy 70th Birthday to GEORGE CLINTON

I read a George Clinton interview a little while ago and it mentioned that the lord of the P-Funk was turning 70 this year. Well, I couldn’t let that slide without at least wishing the man a happy birthday! Feel free to leave your wishes in the comments below… [nggallery …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Parliament “Funkentelechy” (1977)

Since it’s George Clinton’s 70th Birthday the Forgotten Treasure pick of the day had to be at least one from the absolutely insane 50 year catalog from Dr. Funkenstein himself. This track is taken from the 1977 Funkentelechy Vs. the Placebo Syndrome album, arguably one of the best of the …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: DJ Jazzy Jeff & Ayah “Back For More”

Really psyched to check out this new record from Jazzy Jeff and very talented Canadian R&B singer AYAH. I’ve been following both of their twitter accounts for the past years and would get updates every now and then of their studio work and progression. They have released bits and pieces …

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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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Forgotten Treasure: Ze Rodrix “Esconderijo” (1976)

Eureka! That’s what any true hip-hop head yells out when he or she spots out a sample that he had been trying to uncover… It’s no secret that we have mad love for ALACLAIR ENSEMBLE, who have injected so much energy in a scene that needed it badly: Quebec hip-hop. …

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