Archive for the Funk Category
Eko Roosevelt Louis has had a music career spanning over forty years, born the grandson of a Kribi tribal chief, his musical persuasion beginning humbly with his village’s local church before his formal education at the Senegal conservatoire and Paris’ Ecole Normale de Musique. Eko then cut his teeth making […]
The debut album from Seattle’s Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio. The group channels old-school organ combos like The Meters and Booker T & The MGs, but are making it fresh and feel new again!
Double LP version. Gatefold sleeve. They say that good things come in threes… it must be true. Favorite Recordings present the third edition of its acclaimed French Disco Boogie Sounds compilation series. Like on prior volumes, the complete track list is selected by label head honcho, Charles Maurice (aka Pascal […]
One of soul music’s great female voices, Millie Jackson’s reputation was made by the release of Caught Up and Still Caught Up released in 1974 and 1975 respectively. Ace reissue Caught Up on vinyl. Both albums deal with infidelity – and see it from both the wife’s and the lover’s […]
Triple LP version. Gatefold sleeve; Includes a track not included on the CD version, Joshiba’s “Gloria”. Soundway present Gumba Fire, a new compilation of rare 1980s South African “bubblegum” and boogie. In 1980s Black South Africa, a local form of pop music evolved as the disco boom died down and […]
SOUL BROTHER reissues this stone cold 1969 soul-funk classic on 180g vinyl. Dubbed “The First Lady Of Soul” by JAMES BROWN himself, this 16 cut album was produced by BROWN and he duets on “SUNNY”. These 16 tracks have been heavily sampled, includes “WHAT KIND OF MAN”, “IF YOU LOVE […]
Reissue of US funky jazz album, originally released by Grapevine in 1977. This ultra rare LP from 1977 contains the killer funky fusion tune ‘Cool’ known for being sampled by Gangstarr, Blackalicious and J. Dilla.
Limited 180gm audiophile vinyl LP pressing. The Chakachas were a Belgian based group of Latin soul studio musicians. Also known as Les Chakachas or Los Chakachas. They started out in the late ’50s, recording a playful mixture of Latin music, jazz, and European-style exotica. This same titled album is a […]
A free-wheeling goulash of R&B, gospel, avant-garde jazz, afrobeat, Brazilian percussion, and classic 70s booty funk, Oneness Of Juju was the brainchild of saxophonist / songwriter / producer James “Plunky” Branch. From their debut in the early 70s, the group has released more than 20 albums of celebratory, Afrocentric creative […]
Originally released in 1978, this is the only known album by this super hot Atlanta, Georgia band. The Chapparrals were known for wild onstage antics, deep funky sounds and for taking no prisoners when they opened for any of the numerous recording acts they had the pleasure of working with […]
Reissue of Nigerian psychedelic rock/funk album, originally released by Amba in 1974. This version comes with the French girlie cover. It was released under the title ‘Afro Funk Music’ by the Soul Posters label, also in 1974. A balls-to-the wall Afro funk-psych-rock monster that placed The Funkees, without question, on […]
NU YORK GROOVE SESSIONS drops a hot collection of 10 rare boogie funk, disco and classics taking it back to essence of the Sound of New York. There’s a definitive cross section of flavors giving you a look into the late 70’s and early 80’s NY club scene. Repressed and […]
NU YORK GROOVE SESSIONS drops another hot LP of rare boogie, disco dub & holy grail cuts! Followers of LARRY LEVAN’s Paradise Garage, crate diggin’ fanatics & trainspotters alike should jump for joy when they hear this.
11 track album from Germany’s FIRST TOUCH, one of the originals of the modern funk scene with a true to form analog boogie sound. Remastered for 2018 and includes never before released bonus cuts. Seriously groovy. Out on TUGBOAT spin-off STAR CREATURE. Full colour sleeve double album.
Their legendary 1970 debut album was a sign of things to come for GEORGE CLINTON and his psychedelic funk band. This 10-track album, released the same year as their debut FUNKADELIC record, easily captures the druggy haze of the era.
The first ever official reissue of the 1981 gospel disco monster “HOLDING ON” from the short-lived NYC group is highly sought after. Includes the R&B gospel song “JESUS IS THE LIGHT”. Features full liner notes and an unreleased photo of the band.
Jon Bap‘s latest full-length album, “Yesterday’s Homily”, is a sonic exploration of free jazz, jazz fusion, funk, and more, as Bap looks at the duality of life with a fearless optimism.
In early 2017, CSC Funk Band deliver their most ambitious undertaking yet with “Above The Starrs,” an all-instrumental homage to the seminal East Coast hip-hop duo, Gang Starr, that consisted of MC Guru and the DJ/producer DJ Premier. In the three years since their last full-length “Funkincense,” was selected for […]
Groove Dis Exclusive. One of the funkiest drummers of all time, SOUL BROTHER reissues this 1977 jazz-funk classic on wax once again. Seven crucial tracks that have been sampled by DRAKE, JAMIROQUAI, LUPE FIASCO, 2 PAC, NOTORIOUS BIG, EMINEM, NAS, MOODYMANN & more. An influential work for generations to come!
Groove Dis Exclusive. Limited repress. SOUL BROTHER reissues the band’s second album from 1974, a funky soul classic that has become one of the most sampled albums of all time. “ASHLEY’S ROACHCLIP” was used by ERIC B & RAKIM, LL COOL J, RUN DMC, and LIL WAYNE, other songs sampled […]