Category Archives: Funk

SONG OF THE DAY Dede Copeland – The Price I Had To Pay For Loving You

Earlier this year Germany’s Tramp Records released a compilation album paying tribute to two San Diego, CA indie soul labels called GME and Musette Records. GME founder, Ervin Rucker started out as a pianist and composer in the 1950’s and after he … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lee Moses – Bad Girl

Despite only releasing a handful of singles and one studio album, Lee Moses left a lasting impression on the world of deep soul and r&b. Nicknamed “The Duke of Soul,” the Atlanta-born singer and guitarist gathered a large following in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Candi Staton – Evidence

It’s fair to say that when I think of Candi Staton my mind naturally wanders to You Got The Love or Young Hearts Run Free and anything beyond that is a little unknown..shame on me I know! I caught today’s little … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Khruangbin – Maria También

“A vibe-synchronous soul-unit travelling the planet, honing their craft, absorbing the sights, sounds and feels from cultures across the globe, processing them through the Khruangbin filter and gifting the result back…with all the world….. “ If you haven’t yet heard what … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ash Walker Meets Sweatshop Soundsystem – Bagger (ft. Yazz Ahmed)

I feel like a snake in a basket! One listen to today’s sinuous tune and I’m charmed! London-based producer Ash Walker has been releasing his jazz-inspired, dub-rooted electronic sounds for at least 2 years, so if he isn’t a new … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jitwam – I Ain’t Scared of no Devil (saxophones by dj godfrey ho)

Jitwam is an Indian-born and now Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist, producer and vocalist whose varied and colourful life has been intricately woven into his fascinating compositions.  Born in Assam, Gauhati, in Northwest India, Jitwam has done his fair share of travelling, spending … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ralph Lundsten & The Andromeda All Stars – Horrorscope

This wacky little track came to my attention the other day and at first I couldn’t put a year to it and it reminded me of the first time I heard Pink Floyd’s Set The Controls For the Heart of … Continue reading

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SONG OFTHE DAY The Animals – I Believe To My Soul

Earlier this evening I heard the most amazing version of this song and have just spent nearly an hour listening to every cover I can find to track down the artist behind it! Unfortunately I’m no further forward and the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Effi Duke & The Love Family – The Time Is Come

Brighton-based Mr Bongo will be releasing Mr Bongo Record Club Volume Two this November, their second compilation album which will pick up where Volume One left off!  This time,however, they have added a touch more soul and disco into the mix which will … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Antibalas – Gold Rush

If ever there was a day I needed cheering up, today is it.. I’m blue with tooth problems and stressed with worry..my heart wasn’t even in finding a song tonight, I’m so preoccupied by discomfort.  Luckily I didn’t have to … Continue reading

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